Leadership Team and Staff

Rick Ruble
Lead Pastor
Office: 517.669.5133 x 103

Blessed to be serving at Northpointe since 2014. Intrigued by the work God does upstream. Father of six, Grandpa of five, Husband of one. Early morning racquetball nut. Passionate fan of The Ohio State University.

Chris Carter
Minister of Connections
Office: 517.669.5133 x104

Passionate about Jesus. LOVE my wife. Am the biggest fan of my 2 daughters (who are both grown and nearly gone!). When I’m bored I run, play with guns, and eat meat… sometimes read.

Jake Howard
Minister of Family Life
Phone: 517.669.5133 x106

Like sports. Hate snakes. Love my wife. Chicken wing enthusiast. Family Life Minister. Have a motorcycle license, drives a scooter.

Aimee Beltran
Director of Community Impact & Missions
Phone: 517.669.5133 x107 

Jesus is the real deal-I want to be more like Him. Married and living the #momlife. Love “Mission Impossible” movies and 90’s sitcoms. And snow 🙂

Courtney Ferden
Director of Middle School and PreTeens
Office: 517.669.5133

Toddler mom. Coffee is fuel. Love my husband. Love my daughter. Like my sports.  Passionate about students growing passionate for Jesus.

Hope Sharp
Director of Elementary
Office: 517.669.5133

Child of God. Wife of a computer genius. Mom of 2 adventurous boys. Chocolate enthusiast. Beach bum. Loves all things glittery and pink. 


Ashley Rust
Director of Early Childhood
Office: 517.669.5133

Ashley loves Jesus, her husband and 2 kids. Also works as librarian of assistive tech for Michigan schools. Reads good books, explores like Dora and transforms into an Adele while driving.

Jamie Bohrer
Director of Worship Ministry
Office: 517.669.5133

Jesus follower. Wife to the best husband I could ask for! Mother of 4 (plus whatever extra child is at my house)! Worship Ministry Director and musician. I’m obsessed with Star Wars and secretly wish I was Princess Leia.

Tym Rust
Director of Tech Ministry
Phone: 517.669.5133


Follower of Christ. Married. Father of two kids. Tech Director at Northpointe. Exercise Physiologist. Self-proclaimed Midwest Regional Disc Golf Champion. Capable of winning in mini golf when playing children.

Jessie Lamson
Executive Administrative Assistant 

Phone: 517.669.5133×102                       

The refrain of my heart song is “Yay God,” but I dance like Peter. Devoted wife; avid reader and working on writing. Favorite places? Camped on a sea/lake shore at sunrise with a steaming cup o’ joe worshiping His Glory with the birds or reviewing a day’s pilgrimage in the light of a campfire.

Janet Thompson
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 517.669.5133 x101

Follower of Jesus. Wife of one, mother of two. New Grandma. Sister. Friend. Golfer. Somewhat Adventuresome.

Joe Ingraham
Custodian and Facilities
Phone: 517.669.5133

Husband. Father. Grandpa. A wizard with coffee stains and candle wax!

Elder Team

Bashore, Cary

Cary Bashore

Steve Huston

Kimmey Jeff 2

Jeff Kimmey

Ruble, Rick 2

Rick Ruble

Verchereau, Vic 2

Vic Verchereau

Primary Communities Served



St. Johns