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Epic Leadership

Get to know a little about our pastors and staff: who they are, what they’re passionate about, and most importantly, where they think you can find Philly’s best cheesesteak.

Kent Jacobs

Lead Pastor

In 2008, Kent and a few others started to dream about a church where anyone, regardless of where they came from, could come to know Jesus...

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Joanne Domagala

Executive Pastor - Operations

Joanne has been with us since the beginning. She’s our Executive Pastor, and helps to run so much of what makes Epic a great community...

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Justin Dela Cruz

Exec. Pastor-Locations & Parkside Location Pastor

Justin grew up in New Jersey, by the shore, and made the decision to follow Jesus at an early age. He attended the University of Valley...

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Jake Rainwater

Roxborough Location Pastor

Jake moved to Philadelphia, from Lancaster, in 2006, to pursue a career in civil and environmental engineering. Around that time,...

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Isak Maybury

Fairmount Location Director

Isak started out at Epic on the set-up team at our Center City location. Like a ton of people who’ve come through the doors...

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Will Gwynn

Center City Location Pastor & Youth Pastor

Will was invited to Epic by a friend in 2008 while in college at the University of Valley Forge. He began attending and serving at church,...

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Paul Heggie

Teaching Pastor & Social Media Director

Paul is another one who’s been with Epic from the start. Paul loves communication, and he helps us to communicate the truth and grace...

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Tiffany Jacobs

Family Ministry Pastor

Tiffany has been dreaming alongside of Kent since those first days in 2008. She’s helped to create fun, energetic environments for our kids...

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Marissa Gwynn

Executive Assistant & Events Director

Marissa is the Executive Assistant to our lead paster, Kent, and makes our events at Epic incredible and memorable...

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Ron Benson

Worship Arts Director

Ron helps us to create awesome worship experiences every Sunday that point us to Jesus...

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David Cooper

Worship Arts Director

David (we call him Coop) works to create the most dynamic, engaging worship possible. He wants to see people...

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Chris McLellan

Video Director

Chris is so integral to what happens on Sundays at our church--he makes sure we have sound and lights (church in the dark is a bummer)...

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Ron Millward

Production Director

Ron is the guy responsible for making everything look and sound great on Sundays...

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Richard Murphy

Office Manager & Service Project Director

Richard makes sure everything in our office runs smoothly, and he organizes our service projects. He plans and facilitates...

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Monica Gallant

Database Administrator

Monica works as our Database Administrator at Epic. She processes information to help our pastors determine how to best serve their locations...

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Shanon Mendez

Operations Coordinator & Life Group Director

Shanon is our Operations Coordinator and Life Group Director. She works behind the scenes to make so many important things happen at Epic...

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Iana Bacerra

Administrative Assistant

Right before she started at Epic, Iana thought about joining the Air Force because she wanted to help change the world for the better...

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