Staff

Matt Haupt
Matt HauptLead Pastor
 Pastor Matt Haupt was born in Dayton, Ohio. After graduating high school, he moved to Langley, British Columbia to study at Pacific Worship School. Soon after completing school, Matt moved back to Dayton where he met his wife, Jonell. For the last 21 years, Matt has served in full-time ministry, filling many different roles. Most recently Matt has served as the Executive Pastor at EUM Church in Greenville, Ohio where he oversees a large staff, often leads music, and preaches regularly. Matt is currently working on a Master’s degree in theology and enjoys reading, running, tennis, and spending time with family. Matt and Jonell have three children: Noah, Adeline, and Emma. I grew up in a Christian home, but my parents were first-generation Christians. I thought I had accepted Christ as a second grader in a chapel service at Dayton Christian Elementary School. Much later, I found out that following Christ is more than a prayer. It was early on in my marriage that I soon found out I was only living for myself. This nearly destroyed my marriage, but God in His amazing mercy and grace revealed Himself to me through His Word in a marriage counseling session where the pastor shared the Gospel. I had grown up in church but had never heard the Gospel shared in that way. God saved me that day, as well as our marriage. Ever since I have been trying to tell everyone the life-changing good news we have in Jesus. Jonell and I have been married for twenty-one years now and we are so thankful for His grace! God is good!

Kelly Hansen
Kelly HansenDirector of Ministry Services
Kelly has worked in ministry for over 23 years. She is a detailed oriented person and has a passion to see things done well. She oversees all areas of ministry, runs the day to day operations of the office and facilitates our in-home Community Group ministry.  
Adam Swing
Adam SwingPastor of Student Ministries
 Adam grew up not too far from here in Hudson, OH. You may also know his sister, Kate Detweiler, and her husband, Tim (with their boys Josh and Levi), who are members at MissionView. He enjoys music, games, comedy, and…wait for it… Chipotle! Adam recently graduated from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago with a degree in Youth Ministry. He places a great amount of importance on teaching and preaching the Gospel, and knows the value that the gospel message can have in the lives of students. 
Stephanie Walker
Stephanie WalkerMV Kids Director
Stephanie has two children, Alex and Abby, who serve alongside her in Children’s Ministry and are involved in our awesome youth ministry.  She is excited to see children grow in their love for God and knowledge of His Word through fun and interactive lessons.  She hopes to be an encouragement as she partners with parents; after all, it takes a village! Stephanie has a passion for children and believes they should not be underestimated! She also enjoys traveling, especially for mission trips, and is always excited to see where God will send her next. 
Jesse Thompson
Jesse ThompsonWorship Leader
I was born and raised here in Canton, Ohio where my parents homeschooled my five siblings and I.  My parents led me to the Lord when I was six years old and I grew up attending Middlebranch Grace Brethren Church where I continued to learn about God and formulate my theology.  I started playing the guitar at thirteen and within a couple years joined a local rock/praise and worship band.  I fell in love with music through those experiences and decided to pursue music production after high school.  I ended up graduating from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee with a bachelor’s of business administration and a studio production emphasis.  After several years of working in the Christian music industry, I decided to move back to Ohio where I now work in my family business.  After briefly attending Maranatha Bible Church, I was connected with MissionView and it has been my church home and spiritual family ever since.  I thank God for the opportunity to lead worship and experience community at MissioinView as it has been the source of great challenge, growth, and joy in my life for the last five years and counting!

Jordan Rees
Jordan ReesGraphic Designer
Jordan serves as the graphic designer at MissionView. He is very excited to be a part of the team and to utilize his creative gifts to glorify God. He is a graduate of Stark State College with an Associates of Science in Computer Graphic Arts. Jordan also enjoys traveling, watching movies, mountain biking in the spring & summer, spending time with friends, hiking, and finding new restaurants. 
Hannah Baldridge
Hannah BaldridgeAdmin & Girls Discipleship
Hannah is the proud mother of two boys Isaiah and Graham. She and her husband Jonathan are die-hard Cleveland Indians fans and enjoy watching the tribe play at Progressive Field. Hannah loves working with young teens because she understands the struggles and difficulties that face many young people today. She is very patient and loving towards young people and she desires to see teens grow into healthy adults. She is excited to see young people grow in their love and their knowledge of God’s word. She hopes that she can be a loving influence in the life of teenagers as they learn to navigate life’s journey. 
Emily Swing
Emily SwingAdministrative Assitant
Emily grew up in Orange County, California. She grew up in church and was led to the Lord by a youth group leader when she was in middle school.  After high school, she moved to Chicago and got her degree in Youth Ministry at Moody Bible Institute. During her time in college, she met her husband, Adam. They moved to Ohio in 2016 and were married later that same year. She enjoys singing, guitar, trying new foods and recipes, and good conversation. She desires to be someone who visibly loves her Savior and challenges other people to love Him more. Emily has a passion for music and worship, family, Chipotle, and spending time with friends.

 


Elders

Elders play a vital role in the leadership of the church. The men selected for this role have been identified based on the biblical character qualifications and their track record of service at MissionView. They play an active role in caring for the staff, championing the mission of MissionView Church, discerning false doctrine and praying for the church.

Todd LePage
Todd LePageElder
Todd is from North Canton and has lived there together with his wife, Melinda, for 25 years. They are excited to support the ministry of MissionView in the community. Todd is Vice President of The Whitacre Engineering Company, a construction subcontractor performing work on major projects in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. Melinda has worked as an RN and currently volunteers at Faithful Servants Urgent Care Center. They have two grown children, Meredith and Eric.
Randy Smith
Randy SmithElder
Randy and Linda Smith grew up in North Canton. They are the parents of four children: Becky (Boyd), Abbey, Sally, and Joe. They love the Lord, their family, and their community and are excited to be part of MissionView. Randy works at Key Bank as a commercial banker and Linda is a family management specialist (aka homemaker). They believe that the hope for communities like North Canton (and all creation) can be found only through a relationship with Jesus Christ. It is Randy and Linda’s intention to invest their time, talent, and treasures in things that will last: people and the Word of God.
Josh Chandler
Josh ChandlerElder
Josh and his wife, Joey, moved to Ohio from California in February 2013, with their five daughters: Bethany, Miranda, Makayla, Liliana & Athena. They have been married for 18 years and grew up together in the same church. Josh is the CFO of ECS Tuning and Joey is a stay-at-home mom. They are certified foster parents and often share their home and love with little ones in need. They are excited to see how God works through MissionView.
Pat Culpepper
Pat CulpepperElder
Pat Culpepper is a founding member of MissionView Church and joined the Elder Team in November of 2018.  He resides in Jackson Twp. with Robin,  his wife of 40 years.  They have 3 adult children: Ryan, Jason and Melinda, along with seven grandchildren.  Pat became a Christ follower in 1979 and has held a wide variety of positions in the church including youth director, deacon and associate pastor and was instrumental in the start of two churches.  Pat & Robin are the founders and owners of Progressive Foam Technologies, a manufacturing company based in Beach City, Ohio.  They believe that the local church is one of God’s gifts to this world and are excited to be a part of what the Lord is doing in, and through MissionView Church. 

Deacons

We would love to see everyone serving and being involved in an area that they are passionate about and spiritually gifted in. One of the functions of our deacon ministry is to help meet the needs of those in the church and to get people involved in using their gifts to do the same. Feel free to contact one of our deacons below or click here to fill out a form letting us know who you are and how you would like to help.

Don Adams
Jim Marshall
Aaron Mast
Evan Miller
Nick Rochford
Kory Smith
Jeff Walker
Mike Young
Doug Knisley
Evan Veldhuizen
Phil Hann
Steve Hansen
Craig Wright