Meet Our Team

Lori Simon

Children's Ministry Leader


 Lori and her husband Bryan are devoted members and have been serving Gateway for a very long time. Together they have 2 sons who are married, and 5 beautiful grandchildren. 

 Lori is our children’s ministry leader and gives her all in supporting the children. Her heart is with these young people and she gives of herself week after week in servitude, assuring that these children know the love of Christ.  

Stan Heeren

Youth Pastor

Father of three, killer of deer, Youth pastor for 18 years. Stan loves seeing students impacted by Gods love. Vikings are his team.

In 2022 Stan married the love of his life, Maria. She currently resides in Brazil and will soon be making the move to be with Stan in Ohio.

Sherilyn Carlo

Office Manager

 Sherilyn is a married mother of 7 beautiful children and has attended Gateway for some time now. She is a lifelong resident of Ohio, and is an active member of this congregation. It is her absolute pleasure to serve in the house of The Lord.

 Sherilyn has been a nurse for 15 years, but also holds an Associate of Arts Degree in general studies. She has grown a great passion for ministry and is currently attending Christian Life School of Theology to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree in Theology.