Meet Our Team

Craig & Courtney Adams

Lead Pastor

Pastor Craig Adams came to Gateway Church in December of 2020. Pastor Craig is a life-long minister with a strong a passion for seeing people experience Gods presence. Craig and his wife Courtney believe that God wants to activate His people in power and love. Born in rural Eastern Oregon, Craig sensed the call of God on his life at an early age, entering full-time ministry in his 20s, and traveling the nations ministering in churches big and small. Craig is a gifted preacher and teacher with an anointing for healing and impartation. They are excited to minister in her home state of Ohio. He and Courtney have 5 children together; James, Gracelyn, and Everly, Makenna and Rowan.

Adam Albright

Pastor Adam and Holly Albright came to Gateway Church in June of 2021. Pastor Adam is a native of the Northwest and served with his wife at a boys ranch for many years. He was trained for ministry at Rhema and MCTC. Following that they served with Pastor Adams in beginning Freedom Church in Yakima Washington. Now they are excited to live in NE Ohio and serve the family at Gateway Church.

Emma Richmond

Worship Leader

Emma was born into Gateway Church right from her mother’s womb and was raised in a God fearing home. She spent most of her life pursuing her passion for Jesus and music as a part of Gateway’s worship team from the time she was 12, and now 14 years later, God would have it that she became the head worship leader here at Gateway Church in July 2020. Emma attended and graduated from Arise Worship Internship located in Cape Coral FL in 2015 and moved back to Ohio after God called her home, where she met her now husband, Tyler,  shortly after. They now have a son named Finnick Lawrence.

Stan Heeren

Youth Pastor

Father of three, killer of deer, known as a man with a legendary beard. Youth pastor 18 years. Love seeing students impacted by Gods love. Vikings are my team.

Roger Herron

Maintenance Technician