PASTORS & STAFF

Dr. Greg Hackett

Lead Pastor

Dr. Greg Hackett became the lead pastor of The Bridge Community Church on April 28, 2013. From 1991 to 2010, he served as the lead pastor of First Assembly of God in Lafayette, Indiana. In 2010, he and his wife, Lisa, moved to Winter Garden, Florida, where he served as the National Director of Central Bible College Leadership Corps. During this time he also developed into a church consultant and began coaching leaders in churches and businesses. He continues to utilize his consulting and coaching skills within the church and business community in Warrenton and the surrounding area. Currently he is certified with the International Coaching Federation and the Assemblies of God (Level 3). He has his Bachelors of Arts in Biblical Studies from Evangel Univsersity, Master’s Degree in Church Ministries and Doctorate in Leadership from Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Over the years, his heart for missions has enabled him to minister in over 20 countries. He and Lisa have been married since 1983 and have 3 children and 5 grandchildren.

Lisa Hackett

Connections Pastor

Pastor Lisa Hackett became the Connections Pastor in June 2013. While ministering alongside Pastor Greg, Lisa has led and taught a variety of bible study groups  and ministries within the church. She received her ministerial credentials for the Assembly of God in 2015, was licensed to preach in 2021 and is currently studying to be an ordained minister. Pastor Lisa is a wonderful Nana to 5 grandchildren.

Malik Abney

Worship & Fine Arts Pastor

Pastor Malik became the Worship & Fine Arts Pastor in January 2019. He has been involved with the creative arts in church settings for the majority of his life. He grew up in NC where he served in his church's music dept. & participated in the district & national Fine Arts Festival. He received a Bachelor of Science in Church Music from Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL in May of 2018 where he studied voice & piano. He received his license for the Assembly of God in 2019 & became an ordained minister in 2021. 

Danielle Dean

Next Gen Pastor

Pastor Danielle Dean has been our Children’s Pastor since July 2015. She has her B.A. in Criminal Justice, graduated from Liberty University with a Master’s Degree in Crisis and Trauma Counseling and is currently working on her doctorate. Pastor Danielle is a certified defense tactics instructor and teaches worldwide through Abduction Awareness Initiative. She and her husband Jim have 7 children and 5 grandchildren.

Austin Hogan

Youth Pastor

Pastor Austin joined the pastoral team at The Bridge Community Church as the youth pastor on January 1, 2020. He is from Winchester, Virginia. After attending Lord Fairfax Community College for one year, he transferred to Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida where he graduated in May 2018 with a B.A. in Children, Youth and Family Ministries. In August 2018 he married Rachael (who he met at Southeastern). She is from Cumberland, Maryland. Rachael graduated from Southeastern University in May 2019 with a B.A. in Kinesiology/Pre-physical Therapy and a certification in CPR. Currently she is pursuing further education in physical therapy. While attending school in Florida, Pastor Austin did a ministerial internship at Faith Lighthouse in Plant City. After graduation he continued to serve at the church as the Children’s and Youth Pastor. Pastor Austin enjoys hiking, fishing, football, running and volleyball. He and Rachael also have chocolate Labrador dog named Koda.

Peter Stauffer

Media Director

Peter Stauffer graduated from Liberty University in May of 2020 with a Bachelor's degree in Digital Media. Shortly after, he joined the team at The Bridge Community Church as the media director. He was raised in Bel Air, Maryland where he developed his skills and passion for media ministry at Grace Assembly of God. During his time at Liberty University, he met the love of his life, Jennifer, and they tied the knot in July of 2020. They now live in Warrenton with their daughter Elyse. He loves creating meaningful videos and using his media giftings as a blessing to others.

Kim Trimble

Bookkeeper

Kim Trimble has been The Bridge Community Church bookkeeper since October 2013.  She graduated from George Mason University with a degree in English, but has always worked in the banking and accounting fields.  She is married to Rich and together they have four boys; Nic, Jake, Dakota, and Connor, and two grandchildren; Deacan and Ada. Kim is hoping soon to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail.

Jason Wiese

Young Adults Director

Eugene Holsinger

Office & Connections Group Admin

Eugene Holsinger has been apart of The Bridge Community Church for many years, and since July 2020 has taken on the roles of Office Admin and Connections Admin. In addition, she has helped as one of the teacher volunteers at BridgeKids since 2018. She has 20 years of work experience in the global marketplace in areas of business development, account management and customer service after earning her Business Administration degree and Master of Science in Information Management. She has been happily married to Matt since 2016. She is passionate about learning, hiking, traveling,and serving people.   

Susan Pauling

Admin Assistant to BridgeKids

Susan and her family started attending The Bridge Community Church in 2019. She graduated from Oral Roberts University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at Liberty University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Susan has spent the past 30 years working in the local church and currently serves on the Fauquier County School Board. Susan and her husband Philip live in Warrenton with their four children; Elliot, Mason, Lincoln, and Jennifer. 

Ellida Bernard

Royal Rangers & P31 Admin Assistant

Ellida and her husband Jamie have been attending The Bridge since 2010.  She has been involved with Royal Rangers Outpost 365 and P31 Warriors since 2015.  She has a degree in Elementary and Middle School Education from Frostburg State University and taught middle school mathematics prior to staying home to raise her four children; Warren, Mary, Wade and Rosie.

Christine Cornwell

Vertical Youth Admin

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