Mark EllcessorLead Pastor
Raised in Delaware County, Mark graduated from Cowan in 1979. He then attended Purdue University (BOILER UP!), earning a degree in mathematics. Mark’s ship then sailed to Duke University, where he achieved a Master of Divinity in 1986. Mark is married to his wife, Lisa, and together they have four beautiful girls: Joy, Page, Beth and Lyn. Mark has been on staff at The Compass Church since 2002. Mark loves The Compass Church because the people are passionate about God and making a difference in the community and the world.
Lisa EllcessorLead Connector, Worship, & Missions
Energy-packed Lisa Ellcessor loves the Lord and people. And she is passionate about her job! Lisa’s top ten personal goals: 1) Be sold out to Jesus Christ, 2) Be happily married to Mark Ellcessor for as as long as I live, 3) Be instrumental in leading my children to become healthy Christian adults, 4) Model a whole-life commitment to the Church, 5) Maintain an infectious, enthusiastic attitude, 6) Engage in honest communication, 7) Approach work with intensity, 8) Keep an eye on eternity, 9) Honor and value others, 10) Pray more.
Lori NealLead Director of Congregational Care, Property, & Sports Ministries
Lori has been a part of The Compass Church since 2008, along with her husband, Jon, and children, Dru, Brandon, Megan, Olivia and Lilly. Lori started as the office administrator for the Yorktown campus in 2009, then transferred to the Selma campus in 2010. Lori loves people and her job, and she looks forward to lifting your spirits as you enter the the Selma campus lobby.
Debbie ParkerDirector of Student Ministries & Digital Media Communications
ALL CAMPUS STAFF
SELMA CAMPUS STAFF
Beth CarterChildren's & Adult Ministry Director
Melissa EngleAdministrative Assistant
Tish MaurerAdministrative Assistant & Bookkeeper
YORKTOWN CAMPUS STAFF
Clayton AndersonYorktown Campus Pastor
Clayton Anderson is a passionate follower of Jesus. He began working for The Compass Church in 2016 as the campus pastor at the Yorktown campus. Clayton has two beautiful children, Caden and Cali. He brings a wide variety of skills and experiences to The Compass Church. Clayton is hungry to see leaders raised up in the Kingdom along with transformation in the city of Yorktown.
Leigh EdwardsYorktown Campus Connector & Youth Director
Leigh serves as Youth Director and Campus Connector at Yorktown, guiding our Yorktown campus to stay mission-focused in each ministry area. Leigh and her husband, John, have two boys, Jack and Ben. She joined our staff in 2015. Leigh has a heart for the marginalized. She has amazing talent in areas of organization, leadership, and communication. Her love for God and for people is seen in her life and in her ministry.
Bo DuncanYorktown Custodian
Barb HillYorktown Kids' Ministry
WINCHESTER CAMPUS STAFF
Jeremy DuncanWinchester Campus Pastor
Jeremy joined the staff at The Compass Church in 2016 as the campus pastor of the Winchester Campus. He graduated magna cum laude from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education in 2000, from Olivet Nazarene University with a Masters of Education in 2006, and he completed the Principal’s Licensure Program from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2008. He is passionate about making a difference in lives of others through the church, his vocation, and his life. In addition to being a campus pastor, Jeremy serves as the principal of Willard Elementary School in Winchester and has been very involved in coaching youth sports for many years. Jeremy and his wife, Brandy, reside in Farmland with their two amazing children, Catherine and Carter.
Lori ClevengerWinchester Kids' Ministry
Lori has been working with The Compass Church as a volunteer for over ten years in children’s ministry. Lori recently came on staff as the Winchester Children’s Director. She is passionate about leading children into a relationship with Jesus, and seeing them grow in their love for Him.
April TaylorWorship Leader