Our Staff


Pastor John Davey

Senior Pastor

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Lead pastor, chairman of the corporation, preaching, teaching, pastoral care, counseling, discipleship and seeking God’s vision.

VISION:  To help people know and grow closer to God – loving people and helping them along the journey to becoming mature believers.

FAMILY: Wife – Patty, Daughter – Beth and her husband Robbie who have 4 children (my grandchildren) Elijah, Micah, Elizabeth, and Joel; Daughter – Christy and her husband James; Son – Matthew and his wife Chelsea and their daughter (my granddaughter) Yesenia.

HOBBIES:  Sports of all kinds – watching and playing (golf, basketball, softball, bowling, etc.), playing board games and card games, landscape painting, yard work and other “honey-do’s” and travel.

WHAT’S ON THE IPOD?:  Contemporary Christian music – love all types of Christian music, Oldies and classic rock and books.

FAVORITE VERSE:  Proverbs 3:5-6, Romans 12:1-2, Matthew 11:28-30 (The Message)

EDUCATION:  BA religion from Anderson University – 1976, Training for Youth for Christ Staff – 1977, Master of Divinity from Anderson School of Theology, Anderson University – 1981, Doctor of Ministry from Anderson School of Theology, Anderson University – 2007.



Pastor Doug Irving

Associate Pastor of Worship and Church Life

FAMILY: He and Jennifer, his wife of 25 years, are the proud parents of Jaxon, Alexis, and Xander. The Irvings have served congregations in Brockville, Ontario and Anderson, IN.

WHAT’S ON THE IPOD?: Don’t own an iPod. My favorite music includes David Meece, Rich Mullins, Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, White Heart, Chris Tomlin, Third Day, Casting Crowns, Francesca Battistelli, U2, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Beatles, and a wide variety of film scores.

HOBBIES: Reading, movies, writing, home theater.

FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE: Psalm 150; Habakkuk 3:17-18; The Book of James

EDUCATION:  BA in Religion from Kingswood University; Ongoing Graduate studies in Worship at Liberty University.

Rodriguez Family

Pastor Becky Rodriguez

Children's Pastor

RESPONSIBILITIES: Becky coordinates and implements the ministry for all children from birth to 4th grade, as well as helping to equip adults to work with and teach children. The ultimate purpose is for kids to know Jesus and the love He has for them, invest time in building a relationship with Jesus and others, developing a knowledge of the Bible, and serve each other, our church and our community. This include the nursery, children’s connection classes, Kidzone Kidztyme, Kidzone Konnection, Vacation Bible School, and other special family events.

FAMILY: Becky and Dante have been married for 8 years.  They are the proud parents of Miguel (4 yrs) and Abiguel (18 months).

HOBBIES: Becky’s passions include her family, reading, scrapbooking, and anything with kids. She also loves traveling with Dante and her kids, and is in the process of trying to learn Spanish!

WHAT’S ON THE IPOD? Her ipod is on shuffle because she enjoys many genres of music!


EDUCATION: B.A., Elementary Education (English emphasis), Grand Valley State University


Pastor Shelby Sandborn

Student Pastor

RESPONSIBILITIES: Shelby coordinates ministry for all students 5th-12th grade. She also works to develop the student volunteers, helping them be the best at furthering the kingdom with young people as they can be. She also coordinates our social media here at Pennway.

FAMILY: Shelby currently still lives at home with her parents, her sister, and three dogs.

HOBBIES: Shelby enjoys reading, drinking coffee, and exploring new cities.

FAVORITE BOOKS: Uninvited by Lysa Terkeurst and When God Says No by Margaret Blair Johnstone

Whats on the iPod? Shelby listens mostly to Lauren Daigle, Ed Sheeran, Troye Sivan, and Alessia Cara. She will listen to about any genre of music though.