The Bridge Community Church
Inspiring this generation to become totally devoted followers of Jesus Christ.

Staff 

Senior Pastor 

Dave's two great passions are to pursue Jesus and help others pursue Him! He serves at The Bridge as the Senior Pastor, on the teaching team, and in challenging people to become sold out in their commitment to Jesus. Dave's bride of 24 years is Missy and they have 3 children, Hanah, Mary Grace, and David.

Pastor 

Mo Hodge is the Founding Pastor at The Bridge. He is passionate about inspiring this generation to become totally devoted followers of Jesus Christ. His hope is that The Bridge will be a church that unchurched people love to attend. Mo and his wife Nancy have two grown children and five grandchildren. Mo enjoys biking and spending time with family doing just about anything.

Pastor - Berne 

Eric has partnered with the Bridge the past 12 years while serving as Campus Life director in Adams County. He is so blessed to have joined the Bridge team in May 2015, making perfect sense to further the loves of his life.

1. He loves serving Jesus wholeheartedly! 2. He loves serving Him with his amazing wife Jodi! They are blessed with five adult children: Adam & Allie, Ken & Clair Taylor, and Ben. 3. He loves working with teens and is so humbled that he is afforded the opportunity of a front row seat in watching Jesus change young lives!

teaching pastor 

Tim is passionate about uniting the Body of Christ to reach the unchurched people of our area. He enjoys spending time with his three children. Tim is a bi-vocational Pastor and works full-time as a marketing director for an agri-business company.

CONNECTIONS 

Missy Fox is the Women's Director and Small Group Assimilator at The Bridge.  She started at The Bridge in 2000 and has built a team of over 200 volunteers that serve in all parts of the church.  She has an Elementary Education Degree, and has three beautiful children; Hannah, Mary Grace, David and her husband, Dave.

Missy also serves as one of the Teaching Pastors at The Bridge.

Teaching Pastor 

David is a devoted family man with a mission to be used by God in a way that amplifies the gifts he has been given. He is currently an administrator at Highland Middle School in Anderson, IN. He has four children and a very beautiful wife. He has been a part of The Bridge as a member for 15 years, and believes in the mission and vision of the church.

Creative Arts Director 

Dustin has been with The Bridge for multiple years now in a couple different roles. He combines his love for playing and singing music, leading people deeper in their relationship with Jesus, and a desire to reach unchurched people for his current responsibility. He will be leading and serving our musicians and tech positions for both campus’ as they work to create an excellent experience for our Sunday services. He and his wife, Christie, met at and are both graduates of Anderson University. Dustin and Christie have a spirited little boy Daxton, and a precious daughter Shaylie.

Creative Arts Director 

Jason has been serving at The Bridge in varying worship roles since he was in the 5th grade. More recently, he has been the primary lead guitar player and male vocalist for our Decatur Campus. He is a very talented musician and has an extensive knowledge of sound tecnology.

Jason serves our Creative Arts teams, as well as assisting with technical needs. We are thrilled that Jason has joined The Bridge staff in a part time capacity. Jason graduated from Bellmont High School and works as a technician at Innovative Concepts Audio/video.

High School Director - Decatur 

Dave's heart is reaching high school students with the love of Christ, plugging them into a Link Group and helping them find how God has gifted them for service. Dave also has a passion for college students that are searching for their place in this world.

Dave is married to Jenny and they have 3 beautiful girls, Jaylee, Briella, and Malia. He loves reading books and wrestling with his girls. Together they enjoy spending time with family, going for walks, and playing board and/or card games.

Student Ministry Director - Berne 

John is a lifelong resident of Berne. He graduated from South Adams High School and Huntington University. He was previously a part owner of Liechty Bros. Plumbing & Heating, served in the Air Force National Guard for 6 years, and served as South Adams Campus Life Director for 10 years and YFC Executive Director for 7 years.

John and his wife Lisa have been married 26 years and they have 4 children, Dustin, Derek, Addie, and Aidan. John has a passion for students and he brings a passion for families that are working through the difficult years of raising kids. He has always loved the Berne Community and is excited for the challenge of serving at The Bridge.

MIDDLE SCHOOL DIRECTOR - Decatur 

Aleta is our Middle School Co-Director and 7th and 8th Grade Teacher.  She has been at The Bridge since it began and joined the staff in 2010.  She is married to her life long friend and class mate Jerry, and they have 3 wonderful children; Bailey, Sidney, and Gracey.

Children's Ministry Director - Berne 

Tami has been at The Bridge from the beginning. She began teaching 2 & 3 year olds and then became one of the children’s pastors in 2002. She also works part time as a Registered Nurse. Tami and her husband Bob have 3 wonderful children and 4 beautiful grandchildren. Tami loves sharing Jesus with chilrden and their families

Children's Ministry Director - Decatur 

Jenny joined the staff on June 11, 2017 to work with our All Stars children in Kindergarten thru 5th Grades. She has been married to Bridge High School Director Dave Hill for 21 years and they have three beautiful daughters, Jaylee (8), Briella (6), and Malia (4).

Jenny has been actively involved in youth ministry and was on staff with Youth For Christ as a Middle School Campus Life Director for the past 3 years. It's rare, but when she gets time to herself, she loves to crochet, read a good Sci-Fi book series, and relax out on her deck with a glass of unsweet iced tea. Jenny also loves playing board games with her family.

Preschool Children's Ministry Director - Decatur 

Rene'a and her family have attended The Bridge since day one. She has been a Children's Ministry volunteer for several years, and joined our staff as the Preschool Children's Ministry Director at our Decatur Campus in June of 2015. 

Rene'a is married to Mark Baker and they have two wonderful sons, Jason and Josh.

administrative assistant 

Kim and her husband Doug have been members of The Bridge since 2001. She joined the staff as an Administrative Assistant in 2002 and loves working behnd the scenes, keeping the office running like a well oiled machine. She also loves volunteering in Children's Ministry and at the Coffee Cafe at our Decatur campus. God has blessed her life in many ways, and she loves sharing His creative gifts through several different mediums, some of which can be seen in the wall murals in several of the Children's classrooms and hallways in Decatur.

Events

Jul
19
Aug
25
Bible Study
Jul
30
Sep
3
Death To Selfie Series
Sep
10
Summer's End
The Bridge Community Church

Decatur | 1403 Winchester Road | Decatur, IN 46733

Berne | 406 E Parr Road | Berne, IN 46711

260.728.4070 | office.decatur@thebridgecc.org