Lead Team

Ministry Staff

James Wagstaff

Lead Pastor

James Wagstaff

James and Cindy have been married for 17 years and have four children: Gabby, Joshua, Maddie, and Andy. They have been at North Metro since June 2006, live in the community, and love every minute! James grew up just outside … Continue reading

Silas (Si) Wood

Associate Pastor

Jan Springer

Worship and Creative Arts Minister

Jan Springer

Jan is married to her childhood sweetheart David, and has three grown children Michelle, Emily (Kevin) and Ethan (Amy) and one grand-dog Bentley.  She has been on staff at North Metro Church since 1985 where  her ministry began as worship … Continue reading

Michael Fen

Outreach Minister

Michael Fen

Michael was born in Nashville TN, but spent most of his childhood in Lincoln, Nebraska. He and his wife, Leah, have been married since 1985 and have four children: Allie, McCall, Jamil, and Kiana. They also parent Maya the Sheltie … Continue reading

Danny Bote

Young Adult/Student Minister

Stephen Wood

Middle School Minister

Stephen Wood

Stephen has been involved with the student ministry of North Metro since May 2011. He was born in Arkansas in 1988 and lived there until moving to Indiana in 1996. Stephen received his bachelor’s degree in religion, majoring in youth … Continue reading

Shannon Fields

Children’s Elementary Minister

Shannon Fields

Shannon has been serving as the Children’s Elementary Minister at North Metro since 2010. She and her husband, Todd  were married in 1993 after they met at CSU in a statistics class.  They have two children, Tyler and Jordyn. Although … Continue reading

Sonia Allen

Early Childhood Minister

Sonia Allen

Sonia Allen has been on staff at NMC since June 2009. She is married to Kurt, her amazing and supportive husband since 1978. They have three daughters and four adorable grandchildren, whom they treasure and love to spend time with. … Continue reading

Support Staff

Jacque Johnson

Administrative Assistant

Jacque Johnson

Jacque and her husband, Tim, have been members of NMC since 1997.  Jacque accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior at the age of 10 in Kansas City, KS where she was born.  She has a passion to see others discover their identity in … Continue reading

Charlotte Skinner

Membership/Financial Administrator

Ed Hawkins

Worship and Creative Arts & Outreach Assistant


Elders at North Metro Church

Elders: Dr. Larry Van Vleet, Si Wood, James Wagstaff, Larry Kelley, Jeff McAlister, Jason Barrios. Not pictured: Jim Copeland, Lance Pulliam.

The overseers and shepherding leaders of NMC are the Elders (Acts 20:28, Ephesians 4:11-12, James 5:14, 1 Peter 5:2). The Elders work as a team and are individually accountable to the purpose and vision of the church, one another, and the church body. You will see our Elders at North Metro teaching many of our Discovery (‘introduction to NMC’)  and elective Bible study classes, advising the ministry staff, and prayerfully supporting all aspects of our church life. To contact an elder at North Metro, send an email to [email protected]. I Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9.


Deacons at North Metro Church

Deacons: Randy Wiles, Jeff Peterson, David Springer, Dennis Wolf. Not pictured: John Davis.

Deacons are the servants of the church (Acts 6 and 1 Timothy 3:8-13). You will see them helping the church body by managing the facilities and finances. They also operate “behind the scenes” to manage benevolent requests, as well as handle the administration of the Lord’s Supper. To contact a deacon, send an email to [email protected].