Staff & Elders

Staff & Elders

And Jesus called them to him and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” – Mark 10:42-45

Senior Minister

Andy Bratton

Andy and his family are ready for the next adventure in the journey God has called them to. He enrolled in the Master’s program at Cincinnati Christian University. He attends classes once per week at their satellite campus in Indianapolis. He has two semesters of classes left after the current fall semester is over.
Communications Intern

Adam Trabold

Testimony I’ve been involved with the church for as long as I can remember. After moving to Kalkaska in 2007, I began to wonder deeper about the church and what it means to be a Christian. My father, Jeffrey Trabold, led me in a baptism study plan while we sat in the Grayling Air Control tower for a year. I was baptized on July 4, 2010. Family Life On July 21, 2019, I will have been married to my wife…
Tiny Tots Coordinator

Ashley Oliver

Ashley Oliver has joined the staff at KCC in August 2018 as the Tiny Tots Coordinator! Ashley Oliver was born and raised in a small town in Iowa. In 2005 she graduated with an Associates Degree in Graphic Design. In 2006 she married her husband Mark. Mark was a native of Michigan so in 2013 Mark, Ashley and their two girls decided to move back to Michigan to the Kalkaska area. Ashley and her family have attended KCC for the…
Elder

Dale Farrier

My name is Dale Farrier. For those of you that don’t know me, I’m the eldest child of Gene and Shirley Farrier. My wife Lisa and I were married nearly 2 years ago here at KCC. Together, we have 5 adult children and 6 grandkids, ranging in age from 14 down to newborn. Being brought up in a Christian home (thank you Mom & Dad!), God has always been part of my life. I asked Jesus into my heart while…

Jordan Harrison

Testimony Jordan grew up in the church where his father Micheal, was the minister and mother Karyn, was the worship minister. Jordan believed he was meant to join the military but God had chosen another path for Jordan. Jordan enrolled to Great Lakes Christian College in the spring of 2016. Jordan started taking his faith seriously after being stuck in a bus with his professor and elder John Nugent for a nine-hour car ride. after Jordan’s interaction with John, Jordan…
Elder

Dean Farrier

Dean was born into a Christian family, which dedicated him as is an infant to be raised in a Godly way of life. He asked Jesus to be my Savior and Lord at age 4 and was Baptized at KCC at age 14. Dean has known since childhood that God expected him to work in and for His Church. To keep vocational ministry an option, he attended Milligan Collage to get Bible basics and attain a Christ centered world view. Dean…
Elder

Mike Babcock

Testimony – How I became a Christian I have been blessed to be part of the Kalkaska Church of Christ family my whole life. I was 9 years old when I was baptized by Paul Stacey, our KCC Minister at the time. I knew I was a sinner and wanted Jesus to be my Lord and Savior and it has been my deepest desire to serve God wherever He’d use me. Education I went to Great Lakes Christian College for…
Associate Minister

Tim Severance

Tim attended Great Lakes Christain College, Northwestern Michigan College, and graduated from Western Michigan University in 2000 with a Computer Information Systems degree. He served on the mission field in Haiti with three different missions over a period of 12 years. He and wife, Anita have 2 children, Scott & Kaylin.
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