• Pastor Ronald Ives circleemail

    Pastor Ron is the founder and senior pastor of The Potter’s House Family Worship Center. Pastor Ron and his wife Carla, began the church in the summer of 1986. With a heart of love for others, Pastor Ron enjoys connecting and seeing people grow in the knowledge and understanding of God. His heart for people is a trademark of his life. Ron and Carla have three adult children and twenty one grandchildren.

    When not at the church Pastor Ron enjoys fishing, reading, sports and time with family and friends. When asked, he may want to tell you about the big fish that got away! 

  • Pastor Carla Ives circleemail

    Pastor Carla founded The Potter’s House Family Worship Center with her husband in the summer of 1986. Pastor Carla is the Care Pastor of the Potter's House. She connects with attenders, visitors, seniors etc. She is the heart of the church and her love for this body resinates in all that she does.  Her heart to see the best for everyone is truly the hallmark of her life. Carla and Ron have three adult children and twenty one grandchildren.

    Spending time with her children and grandchildren brings Pastor Carla great joy. Creating projects, baking cookies and hanging out with the “kids” tops the list of activities away from the church. You’ll hardly ever see Pastor Carla without a little one in her lap.

  • Pastor Fred Cantu circleemail

    Pastor Fred Cantu Jr., serves as the Discipleship and Service Support Pastor for the Potters House Family Worship Center. Pastor Fred oversees Wednesday Night Discipleship training (Basic Training) as well as Connection Center Teams, Alter Team, Prophetic as well as Cafe Team. Pastor Fred has a desire to see individuals grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ by offering courses that sets a firm foundation for them to build their life on through the Word of God. Fred is married to Denise and have eight children, 14 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

    When not working at the Church you can find Pastor Fred serving his community on the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Reservation as the Fire Chief. Fred along with his wife enjoys ministering the Word of God at various places throughout the United States and Canada.  

  • Pastor Jody Bass circleemail

    Pastor Jody Bass serves as the Worship Leader for The Potter’s House Family Worship Center. Jody has a pure heart of worship. He desires to seek the Lord and bring Him glory through instrument and song. Pastor Jody loves to worship alongside the body and is open to whatever the Spirit wants to do. 

    In his free time Jody loves to Frisbee Golf! Pastor Jody is married to Danielle Bass, our Director of Support Staff and Operations. Together they have three children. As a family they enjoy playing music, sports, camping and the outdoors. 

  • Ken and Amanda Surline circleemail

    Ken and Amanda Surline serve as the youth directors of The Potter’s House Family Worship Center. Their hearts are to create opportunities for the youth to experience quality discipleship and Christian friendships. Ken and Amanda provide Biblical teaching and Godly direction. They are the proud parents of 2 awesome boys. 

    Ken and Amanda love to spend time with their family. You can usually find them sitting on the sidelines watching their children play basketball, soccer, and football! In the summer you will find the Surline's parked on the beach, kayaking, or fishing. The whole family loves the outdoors!

  • Jordan and Sharnesha Dorsch circleemail

    Jordan and Sharnesha serve as the children’s directors of The Potter’s House Family Worship Center. They have a passion to pursue Jesus and teach kids how to do the same. They desire that all children who come to Potter’s House would have a vibrant relationship with God learning how to develop a life of prayer and worship for themselves. Discipling the children within the church that they may help reach the children outside of it.

    Jordan and Sharnesha have two young energetic boys whom they love spending all their free time with. Jordan enjoys sports, video games and trips to the thumb of Michigan for get togethers with extended family. Nesha loves spending time listening to worship, watching movies, and shopping.

  • Danielle Bass circleemail

    Danielle is the Operations and Support Staff Director at The Potter’s House Family Worship Center. Danielle is the point person for all office business, financials, church communication, and operations of the building. Danielle is truly a ray of sunshine as people come to the church office. Her smile is contagious! Danielle is married to Worship Director Jody Bass and they are the proud parents of three active children, two boys and a girl.

    Danielle loves being a mom and spending time with her family. She enjoys cooking, attending her children’s events, and connecting with friends.  

  • Rex Bradley circleemail

    Rex serves as the Building & Grounds Supervisor for The Potter’s House Family Worship Center. His genuine care and oversite of the upkeep of the church interior as well as exterior is a blessing to all who come on the church campus. Rex is the father of 5 adult children and 12 grandchildren. Rex enjoyed raising his grandson Orin who continues to live with him.  

    When Rex is not beautifying the church, you can find him enjoying his more than forty plants at home. Rex has also been involved in the productions at the Broadway Theatre.

  • Lisa serves as the Administrative Assistant for The Potter's House Family Worship Center. 

    Lisa's bubbly personality shines through when she answers the phone or greets you in person. She is married to her wonderful husband Jim and they have two adult children who live far away, and a dog who thinks he is human. :) 

    In her free time, Lisa can be found hiking, camping, or reading a good book. She is also an avid drama buff who has been in many theater productions through the years, and even directed a very successful run of “Anne of Green Gables” at the Riverfront Theater in Fairbanks, Alaska. 

Potter's House Elders

Elder - Dr. Bill Beebe

Elder - Pastor Fred Cantu

Elder - Bill Champlin

Elder - Pastor Jim Rathbun

Elder Emeritus - Frank Stimson