The staff and leadership here at Lighthouse is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email us or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at info@lcfministries.org



    Derek and Michelle have been the Senior Pastors here at Lighthouse since January 2015. Prior to that, they were the Associate Pastors here for 14 years.

    Derek has a unique and captivating way of communicating the scriptures using stories, humor and practical application. Michelle has an incredible way of hosting the presence of God as she cultivates the worship culture at Lighthouse. 

    Together, the cry of their heart is that people would experience and live in the freedom that only comes from God. They also have a tremendous passion to see people walking in all that God purposes and desires for them. 

    They have three beautiful children, Abby, Maryn, and Evan and reside in Wolcott, NY. 

  • Daniel Freda - associate pastor

    Dan's passion is to see communities transformed by people who know their God and walk in the full life Jesus promised in John 10:10. He lives in Red Creek with his wife and kids, and enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, and craftsmanship. 


    Bob and Gail are passionate about seeing people set free to live out the fullness of their destinies, ministering freedom and healing to the whole man. They are both ordained through Elim Fellowship and serve as both elders and assistant pastors here at Lighthouse. They lead the healing, deliverance, and prayer ministries. Their teaching ministry is hands-on, practical, and very effective. 

    Bob works full time in the market place managing a distribution center and store network. They have one adult daughter and reside in Red Creek, NY.

  • Jessica Freda - Youth pastor

    Jessica pastors Lighthouse Youth here at Lighthouse. Jess is passionate about helping young people recognize their God-given value and purpose. Her goal is to help our students discover and live out their calling to reach the world around them, here and now. 

    Jess and her husband, Dan, have three daughters. They enjoy spending summers at the beach and hosting family and friends at their home in the woods.


    Becky has been the Children's Director since 2014. Not only does she lead her team of volunteers well, but she lights up when she's around the kids. She brings a wealth of creativity and passion to this position and her heart is to see kids' hearts and minds changed and impacted by the love of Jesus. 

    She and her husband, Jamie, have four beautiful daughters and have been members here at Lighthouse since 2006.

  • Danielle Johnson - administrative director

  • Sam DiStefano - Communications + Branding