Cindy has attended Dwell since 1983. She and her husband, Joe, have been married since 1986 and have three adult children actively involved in the church. Cindy and Joe have invested in Middle School, High School and College ministries since 1990. Cindy teaches the Sexual Integrity class and is currently teaching eighth grade language arts part-time at Calumet Christian School. Cindy joined the counseling team in 2018.
A longtime home church leader, Lee brings years of experience working with men and couples on difficult pastoral issues. He contributed a chapter to the book, The Death of Truth. He has a bachelor's degree in biology from Oakland University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the Ohio State University. After a decade as a biology professor at Capital and then Ohio Dominican universities, he joined the Dwell staff as a pastor and teacher.
John was reached for Jesus Christ through Dwell in1980. He and his wife, Jill, have been home group leaders and involved in Dwell for more than 35 years. They have two married daughters who serve in Dwell home groups. He teaches classes and helps with oversight of home groups and joined the counseling team in 2016.
Bev has been involved with Dwell Community Church since 1971. She has been active in discipleship, leadership training, and Biblical counseling in home groups of all ages. Bev also is involved in the special needs of missionary care on fields around the world. She worked with urban teenagers for Young Life before marrying her husband Gary. Bev and Gary have two grown daughters.
Abbey became a Christian in 1999 through the middle school ministry here at Dwell. Since then, she has led in middle school, high school, and college ministries. She has an English degree from Ohio State. Many years of discipling, teaching the Bible, and navigating hardships have burdened Abbey to turn and use what she has learned to help the next person. She has one young son and is an active member in her adult home church. She also likes to read, bike, and kayak.
God took great lengths to pursue Duyen when she was born in Vietnam. After learning about God through natural revelation in Vietnam, she was affirmed by God through scripture at a refugee camp in the Philippines and came into a relationship with Jesus. Duyen earned her BA in Psychology from ODU and has been part of Dwell Community Church since 1999. She is passionate about disciple-making and seeing others adopting the same vision. She has many years of experience leading and coaching high school groups and college ministry. Duyen especially loves to do the work of pastoral counseling and restoring others. She loves her two sons and in her spare time, she enjoys doing carpentry, reading, playing sports, hanging out with friends and going on vacation with friends and family.
Connie has attended Dwell since 1990 and on staff since 1998. She has been a home church leader for 15 years and has coached and counseled other home group leaders. Connie is an active mentor and has a passion to help women live out their identity in Christ. She and her husband, John, have two grown children and one grandchild. Their oldest son died when he was three, giving Connie a burden to help others with grief and suffering.