Dan Crist : Lead pastor
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I am the Lead & Founding Pastor of 1Mosaic Church (2010), a former youth pastor & Young Life leader, & a Physics/Chemistry teacher for 4 years. Blissfield High School graduate, Bachelor’s degree in Science from Univ. of Toledo, Teaching Certification from Siena Heights Univ. & Master’s Degree in Ministry Leadership from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary.
Hobbies / Special Interests: Family time with wife Kayla, sons Kadan, Jaxan & baby Jensen, & our little princess Danika Joy (DJ). In addition, I play a lot of basketball (both on the court & on the PS4) with our Chinese international students, Stephen & Jay. We love 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, cold).
Special hidden talent: Basketball…ask Scott VanEtten!
Scott VanEtten : Associate Pastor
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I live here in Adrian and currently serve as the 'Backup Pastor' at 1Mosaic and am the Graduation Coach at the Adrian 7/8 Building. From 2007-2010, I was the Program and Event Director at the Christian Family Centre. Before that I taught 4th grade for a few years and served at a church in the Detroit area. I have a Bachelors Degree from North Central University in Minneapolis, MN, where I majored in Education and minored in Business.
I love spending time with my family my wife Jennifer and kids, Tyler, Mya, and our Chinese exchange student Dustin, playing golf and basketball, fishing, going to sporting events, traveling, going to Lake Michigan, reading (especially near a pool, ocean or lake) and coaching my kids' sports teams.
Favorite Bible verse: I love God's Word and have many 'favorite scriptures'. If I had to pick one, I would say Psalm 19:14 "May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer."
Unknown fact about me: I have been lucky enough to have gotten not 1, but 2 holes-in-one thus far in my golfing career.
Favorite food: When I am paying...Chicken sandwich from Chick-Fil-A; When someone else is paying...nothing beats a steak from Morton's
Special hidden talent: Wii Tennis...just ask Dan Crist! :)
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 & cinnamon powder. 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.
Evan PLATOnaS : 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).