PC Staff & Leadership

Our team

Meet our leadership

Our Pastors

Lead Pastor - Brad Matherne

Serving as our lead Pastor since 2011. Brad has a unique talent for quoting movies, is affectionately called, "Dr. Thunder" for his talent when it comes to playing drums and holds a special place in his heart for Popeye's chicken! Brad is married to his wife of 26 years, Lisa. They have one grown son.

Elder - Jason Painter

Serving in Eldership at Praise Church since 2016. He loves the outdoors and working to restore his vintage vehicles. Jason is married to his wife of 20+ years, Chrystal. They have 3 grown children and 3 grandchildren.

Elder - Joe Singh

Serving in Eldership at Praise Church since 2020 and lovingly referred to as "Dr. Pastor, Father, Average Joe." He oversees our missions ministry. Joe is married to his wife of 20 years, Kristin. They have two daughters.

Meet our Team

In Office

Office Administrator - Megan Graham

Serving on staff since 2014 and attending Praise Church since she was 9 years old! Megan is married to her husband, Troy. Together they love to travel and are always up for a new adventure.

Office Assistant - Dawn Nowell

Serving on staff since 1998. Over the years she has helped with finance, women's ministry, administration, she has sat at every desk in the office! Dawn is married to her husband, David. They have four daughters and one son. All married and blessing them with 10 grandchildren, which is why you will most often find them enjoying time with their family!

Ministry Leads

Worship Director - Anna Kauffmann

Serving on staff since 2020 after years of being a part of our worship ministry. Anna is married to her husband, Rob. They are both educators who enjoying rock climbing and trying new food! Invite them to dinner, they'll say, "yes."

PraiseKIDS Director - Nicole Salmon

Serving on staff since 2018. She loves to have fun with our kids and knows how to add sparkle to anything! Nicole is married to her husband, Jim. Together they enjoy snowmobiling and hanging out with friends.