Dan Crist : Lead pastor
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Founding Pastor of 1Mosaic Church (2010), a former youth pastor & Young Life leader, and Physics/Chemistry teacher for 4 years. Graduated from Blissfield High School, then received my Bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Toledo, then my Teaching Certification from Siena Heights University and finally my Master’s Degree in Ministry and Leadership from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary.
Hobbies / Special Interests: I love my family time with wife Kayla, sons Kadan, Jaxan & baby Jensen, & our little princess Danika Joy (DJ). We enjoy spending time at the Sand Dunes, Lake Michigan, camping trips, hunting, four-wheeling, riding motorcycles & many other outdoor activities…along with reading, writing, resting (Sabbath!) & playing guitar.
Favorite Bible verse: When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. (Act 4:13 TNIV)
Favorite saying: “Bless God!”
Little known fact about me: I didn't drink coffee until I was 30 years old.
Favorite food: J&G’s Pizza…pepperoni and black olives (it’s even better the next day).
Evan PLATOnaS : pastor of student ministries (5th-12th)
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Hobbies / Special Interests: Spending time with my bride; going for walks out in nature; eating watermelon; sprinting, lifting weights, and eating healthy; sports; writing; studying theology and church history; visiting family; turning a 15 minute trip to the store into an hour.
Favorite Bible Verse: My favorite verse tends to change through seasons of life. One that always sticks out is John 17:3 "Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent."
Favorite Saying: "The Devil is always stealing, man is always selling, and God is always giving away free."
Favorite Food: Watermelon. I am very passionate about it.
Little Known Fact about Me: When I was little, I used to pray all the time that God would make me African American and 6'3". I have come to accept that I'm not 6'3", but I still wish almost daily that I were African American.
Current Occupation: I am the Strength and Conditioning Coach and Chaplain for FCA Sports at the Christian Family Centre.
Education: MS Exercise Science - Florida Atlantic University (but I am definitely not a "master" of science), BA Exercise Science- Olivet College, Diploma- Shrine High School (Royal Oak, MI).
Stephanie Fetter : Mosaickids Coordinator
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Current occupation: Stay at home mom
Past occupation: Bursar at Tiffin University (long time ago :)
Bachelors degree: Finance from Defiance College
Hobbies / Special Interests: Gardening, basketball, and spending time with family (Husband Jamie, and kids Tyson, Brook and Trenton)
Favorite Bible verse: "Be still and know that I am God" (Psalm 46:10)
Favorite saying: Sometimes you get the bear and sometimes the bear gets you! :)
Favorite food: Taco Pizza
Melissa Smith : Mosaickids Coordinator
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I am a part time x-ray tech for a very busy orthopedic practice. I have associate in Radiologic Sciences and a Bachelor's degree in business Leadership. (Don't ask me anything about running a business. I don't remember ANYTHING from this degree!) I love 1Mosaic and believe the children's ministry is a very important aspect of discipleship. I strive to be obedient to God's guiding of these precious children. It is only by His direction and strength that I am able to lead in this role.
Hobbies/special interests: Crafting, photography- mostly of my kids!
Family members: Husband Lon, and kids Owen, Bella and Reanne.
Favorite Bible Verse: So hard to choose! I'll say Psalm 63?
Unknown fact about me: I said all the Books of the Bible in less than 30 seconds when I was in grade school.
Favorite food: Spotted Cow ice cream.
Hidden talent: Love to play the piano -- just don't get a chance very often!
Bryan & Tina winder : Mosaic Admin, Mgroup Coordinators
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I am an Onsted HS graduate and a 30-year Air Force (Pararescue) veteran, was Deputy Clerk for Adrian Township recently. I'm married to my high school sweetheart, Tina, and we have five children. Our three “bigs” are grown and married and scattered coast to coast—along with three amazing grandsons. Our two youngest, Brogan and Teddi attend Veritas Academy. I have an Associate's in Survival and Rescue and a Master's in Life Experience ;) courtesy of Uncle Sam.
Hobbies: Family time is most important to me, and I love to spend it outdoors whenever possible...hiking, biking, traveling, etc. I like to think I could’ve been an American Ninja Warrior, had that show been around when I was 25!
Favorite Bible Verse: John 15:13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friend.
Unknown fact about me: I parachuted into my 10-yr HS reunion.
Favorite Food: A traditional Korean bulgogi spread...YUM!
Hidden talent: I can ride a unicycle and wiggle my ears, but maybe not at the same time!
Leslie Keane : Mosaic Graphics/Media
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I am a Bedford Kicking Mule graduate!! I graduated from Siena Heights University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and an M.A. in Community Counseling. I work full-time with the City of Adrian Police Department. Apparently, I have a few skills in developing graphics & videos for 1Mosaic.
Hobbies: Sitting in the dark and paddle boarding.
Favorite Bible Verse: 1 Corinthians 13 & Ephesians 6: 10-19
Unknown fact about me: I am addicted to grande chai latte's w/ no water, steamed in cinnamon powder & light on the foam. It's bad. It's so bad that I do not use my real name and frequently change my Starbucks nickname to throw the barista's off.
Favorite Food: Tacos with hot sauce & a coke.
Hidden Talent: I can down a grande chai latte in less than 2 minutes.
Jon Torrence : college life & worship pastor
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I am the worship leader and One Culture Collective (young adults) pastor for 1Mosaic Church, both of which I co-lead with my lovely wife, Julie Torrence. I am an elementary school music teacher at Evergreen Local Schools in Metamora, Ohio. I also write and perform songs with my wife in a musical collective called the Sojourner's Song (Check it Out Here).
Hobbies / Interest: Travelling with family (we are day-trip champions), Coffee (Third Wave: Aeropress, pour overs, whole beans, fair/direct trade, the real good stuff ;)
Favorite bible Verse: Can I cheat and say the entirety of Romans 12? Consciously making self a living sacrifice.
Favorite Saying: "My sins are stories of grace to recall" -Kings Kaleidoscope (please check out this band).
Unknown fact about me: I'm a huge nerd. I mean, I know the difference between the Sith and the Knights of Ren.
Favorite Food: Chicken wings. Always chicken wings. Made by my mom.
Hidden Talent: I enjoy running, jumping, climbing, and doing obstacle courses. Basically, with training, I could be a Ninja Warrior #BryanWinder.
KAYLA BRENSINGER : 1MOSAIC COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST
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I am originally from Iowa. My husband and I moved to Adrian in August, 2017 from Dallas, so he could pursue his passion to teach The Bible. I have a bachelors in Psychology from The University of South Dakota and a Master’s Degree in Cross-Cultural Ministry from Dallas Theological Seminary. I love learning… about God, His creation, people, culture, and am passionate about people becoming all that God created them to be.
Hobbies/special interests: Spending time with my husband and son, trying anything new and adventurous, camping, thrifting, repurposing furniture, traveling, and organizing.
Family members: Husband Don, son Jeremiah (1 ½ years) and identical boys on the way!
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 2:8-9 “For is by GRACE that you have been saved through Faith. And this not your own doing; it is a GIFT of God, not a result of works, so that no one can boast.”
Little known fact about me: I hold all of the springboard diving records at my high school.
Favorite food: Hu Hot Mongolian Grill.