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Need someone to talk to? We've got your back.
We have a team of people who would be happy to meet with you 1 on 1 and talk through whatever you're going through. No other commitment, no strings attached, just people that care about you and want to help. Whether you've been a part of the community for awhile or it's your first day with us, we're here for you.
 
If you would like to make an appointment to meet with a member of our Community Care Team, click the button below. We look forward to meeting with you!

 

 

Meet the Community Care Team!

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Pastor Boz

Husband, Legend of Zelda Enthusiast

Community Care Pastor

Hi, I'm Pastor Boz. I grew up going to church since I was born, and as I got older I felt a strong calling from God to become a pastor and plant churches. After high school I served as a youth leader, and two years later I also graduated from college with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. 

I'm honored to lead the Community Care Team because I want to help people through some of their darkest times. Over the past years, I've been through a lot: getting wrongfully fired from my job, being diagnosed with MS, and watching my wife go through countless health issues. Through it all though, I have seen God at work in my life, and I want to see others allow God to help them like he helped me. 

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Mihric

Wife, Mom, Homemaker, Gamer

Associate Community Care Director

Hi, I'm Mihric, also known as Mieke. I'm married to Mahric (Arno). We have 3 children, Stefan, Lydia and Carina.
I was born in the Netherlands, and moved to Ontario Canada when I was 7. Most of my schooling was there, and through this, English is just as normal to me as Dutch. I came back to the Netherlands when I was 16, where I met Arno and stayed. Being far away from most of my own family was hard at times, but also made me independent very quickly.

Twelve years ago I was diagnosed with ADD and depression. With 3 kids growing up and Arno having autism (Aspergers) it was a challenge. But God has always been close, even if I didn't always experience it. We have had difficult times and we had to learn to cope with his autism, but God has helped us through it. Through this Arno was a loving husband, and a pillar through my struggles with the ADD and depression. Over the past several years I have grown closer to God and through this (and under guidance of my doctor) I am now off of my meds for both the ADD and depression, and I am doing amazing. 

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AJValdez

Dad, Gamer, Servant

Volunteer

Pastor AJ grew up in ministry and has been serving God since he was a teenager. With an avid love for gaming and reaching young people for God, he hosted LAN games and events that brought young people together in Ireland to hear the Word of God all while doing their favorite thing: Gaming!

Pastor AJ spent 21 years in Ireland as a missionary and helped pioneer and establish a church, where he served as Associate Pastor, youth ministry Pastor and pioneered a youth ministry with young people who are passionate for the things of God. While in Ireland he met his wife Donna, they have two children, Isabelle & Sienna.

 

In 2018 Pastor AJ felt God call him back to the U.S. Pastor AJ is a graphic designer and has many years of designing and creating content for many websites & churches and prefers to use

his gifts for the furtherance of God’s kingdom. Pastor AJ came across Pastor Souzy’s stream and GSC a few years ago and fell in love with the mission and has dedicated his life and gifts to reaching the hurting young people of this world with a message of hope that God loves GAMERS!!

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BigBenIvey

Dad, Gamer, Palace Youth Volunteer

Volunteer

Hi, I’m Big Ben and I live in Northern Maine with my teenaged son. I’ve been a gamer my whole life. Gaming used to be my escape. I lost thirteen years of my life self-medicating and fighting a losing battle with depression and anxiety. I was bullied and really just didn’t like myself. Virtual realities were a lot more fun than my own. Eight years ago, Jesus changed my whole life. Where there used to be emptiness in me, now there is hope and purpose. 

In the eight years that I have been clean and sober, I graduated from Bible College with a degree in theology and a minor in pastoral studies. I joined the Community Care team to help people deal with some of the things that I went through. I may not have all the answers, but I can at least provide a listening ear. I’ve dealt with a lot of things in life, more bad than good and I’ve learned how to lean on God to help me get through them. I just want to use the gifts and abilities that God has given me to help the people in this community.

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Camenor

Husband, Dad, Gamer

Volunteer

Hi, I’m Camenor also known as Cameron. I grew up in Lancaster, PA and I currently work in sales for an Amish-owned company. I also work at my local church a couple of days a week as the worship director. I have a beautiful wife named Mary Catherine and a daughter named Lula Mae.

I had the privilege of meeting Jesus at a fairly early age of 10. I didn’t truly start to take my faith seriously until I was about 18 years old. I have found that I really don’t have all the answers, but I’m in a relationship with the God who does. He cares deeply about our burdens, and he makes it clear he wants to comfort us in times of need. I have walked with people through addiction, anxiety, and relational problems. We all go through seasons of loneliness, and my hope is that I can be there for people just like so many people have been there for me.

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Mommahiggs

Mom of Six Kids (and chickens)

Volunteer

Hi, I am Mommhiggs, also known as Tami or Crazy Chicken lady, whichever you prefer. I am married to an amazing man named Scott (Thermo), have six awesome kids who you may be familiar with such as Higs, TheeMattyice, 11thtardis, or Elizahiggs, and crazy chicken lady to my 30+ chickens and 24 ducks. I hope to get more animals in the future, such as horses, pigs, cows, the list goes on. I love talking to people, being outside, gardening, going to the beach, and currently playing Clash of Clans.

 

I love being apart of the Community Care Team because I want to help people through some of their darkest times. I know God helped me through my tough times and I want to see people allow God to help them. About 9 years ago, I was diagnosed with General Panic Disorder and developed agoraphobia, which means I was unable to leave my house because of my anxiety. I struggled with this for three years and during that time, I almost took my life. These were dark days for me but through it all, I knew God was with me. He is the reason I am here today. He gave me victory from all of that and I want to help others find victory through Him too.

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StarTrekMama

Wife, Mom, Gamer

Volunteer

Hi, I'm StarTrekMama also known as Akina. I am a mother of six and a grandmother of two. You may know two of my children within the community (StarwarsGirl38 & Rambott1). My husband and I have been married and have served the Lord for over 20 years.

I grew up in the inner city and I was set free from addictions and even an abusive relationship. I know what it's like to live a life that seems hopeless and to see God transform it into something beautiful.

I'm grateful to God for what He has done for me and my family. God offers freedom from bondage and despair. I have had the privilege of being a part of prayer, outreach, and evangelism in different states. I'm happy to be a part of the Community Care team to help comfort and encourage people in the Lord. I have faith that even when things seem hopeless, that there is hope in Jesus.

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Thermo

Chemist, Dad of Six, Gamer

Volunteer

Hi, I am Thermo, also known as Scott. I am married to Mommahiggs and we have six amazing kids. Chemist by day, and gamer by night. My favorite games are Apex, Overwatch, and Clash of Clans. I also enjoy working on cars, being outside, hunting, camping, and spending time with my family.
 

I am glad to be apart of the Community Care team because I want to see people overcome their struggles through Jesus. It was tough for me to watch my wife deal with anxiety/depression but it also helped me to see and understand what she went through so I can help others push through their struggles and find hope.