Pastors & Staff

Jeff Gravis

Senior Pastor

In 2019, God called Pastor Gravis to become the senior pastor of Central Assembly of God.  He knows that God has great plans for Central Assembly of God, and rejoices in the strength, vitality, and vision of the church.  He and his family are excited about the opportunity and know that the best days are ahead. He and his wife, Julie, have 2 children, Christopher and Nathaniel.

Ken Richmond

Minister of Christian Education

Ken has served in various facets of ministry: youth pastor, minister of music, associate pastor and senior pastor. In 2008, Ken joined the staff of Central Assembly to serve as the Minister of Christian Education and Missions. He and his wife, Denise, have two children, Kaleb and Tayler, and five grandchildren. 

Jeremy Smith

Worship Pastor

Jeremy has been involved in ministry for twenty years.
Musically, Jeremy has been greatly influenced through the years by the ministry of Carol Cymbala and the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir. He and his wife, Heather, have 2 children, Trevor and Nicolas.

Jeff & Brayden Manuel

Family Pastor | Kids Pastor

As a pastor's son, Jeff has devoted his entire life to the ministry. Jeff and his wife, Brayden, work hand in hand as they join with parents in raising young followers of Jesus Christ. They have 2 children, Victoria and Jess.

Jacob Greer

Youth Pastor

Chad Rhodes

Senior Adult / Facilities Pastor

Chad came on staff at Central in December of 2008. He and his wife, Cindy's, hearts' desire is to abandon their lives for Jesus Christ and to lead as many people as possible to do the same. They have 3 children, Pamela, Cameron, and Clayton.