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Darren Melton - Lead Pastor

Darren Melton joined the staff at Gateway Nazarene Church in 2018. Since then, he has served as Gateway's lead pastor. Darren is married to his wife of 25+ years, Dawn.

"The best is yet to come!" - Pastor Derek

Andy Watts - Youth Pastor

Andy Watts Joined the Gateway Church staff in 2011. Andy serves as the Youth Pastor at Gateway Nazarene. Andy is married to his high school sweetheart, Lindsay. Andy and Lindsay both grew up in Oskaloosa and are now raising two kids in their hometown.

"God's doing a new thing in our region." - Pastor Jenny

Dan Anderson - Worship Minister

Dan Anderson joined the Gateway Nazarene Church leadership team in 2015 as the worship minister. Dan and his lovely wife lynnae and help keep our childrens ministry hopping with their six kids!

"God's plans for your life are better than you can imagine." - Pastor Melissa

Brian Bowers - Children's Pastors

Brian Bower joined the Gateway Nazarene Church leadership team in 2017 as the children's pastor. Brian and his wife and three girls are a vibrant part of our Gateway Community.

"God is a father to the fatherless." - Daniel