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LIVING WATERS CHURCH

ONE CHURCH ... TWO LOCATIONS

MEET THE TEAM

Lead Pastor

Pastor Ray Martinez is the Lead Pastor of Living Waters Church. He presents a dynamic challenge to audiences of all ages. Recognizing the gap between the world of the lost and the world of the church has never been greater, he has a vision to raise up radical believers - believers who will be world changers for Christ. His unique ministry draws in all ages, backgrounds and every ethnicity. His approach challenges the complacent Christian as well as the lost.   Called and gifted with a unique blend of humor and energy, Ray's messages penetrate the heart with a life changing presentation of the gospel. He brings a wealth of experience and understanding to the church. For more information on Pastor Ray Martinez Ministries, log on to raymartinez.tv 

 

Pastor Ray has served the local church in several capacities as Christian Education Director, Children’s Pastor, Youth Pastor, Director of Ministries, Associate Pastor and Administrative Pastor.  Since 2009, Pastor Ray has led as pastor of Living Waters Church in Meadville, PA.  He and his wife, Marti are the proud parents of a 8 year old daughter, Lilli and 6 year old son, Will.

EDUCATION

  • Current Doctoral Student at Regent University - Virginia Beach, VA

  • Master of Arts in Ministerial Leadership - Southeastern University - Lakeland, FL

  • Bachelor of Science in Ministry and Leadership - Williamson College - Franklin, TN

  • Rhema School of Pastoral Ministry - Tulsa, OK

  • Rhema Bible Training College - Tulsa, OK 

ray@livingwaterschurch.tv

Associate Pastor

Pastor Marti Martinez serves as one of the Associate Pastors at Living Waters Church. Marti is a graduate of Oral Roberts University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Technical Writing with a minor in Church Administration. She has worked as an Office Administrator as well as a Public Relations Director and Fundraiser for non-profit organizations. Throughout her late teens and  20s, Marti served as the primary care giver to her parents (who are both in heaven today). Through this experience, Marti has a heart of compassion for the family in all the stages and ages - it is her joy to see families serving one another in love and to see a church family give each individual family unit the emotional and spiritual support they need to overcome and thrive no matter what season of life they are in.

Marti enjoys working along side Pastor Ray in ministry and spending time with her two children. 

 

EDUCATION

  • BA in Technical Writing / Church Administration - Oral Roberts University - Tulsa, OK

marti@livingwaterschurch.tv

Associate Pastor

Pastor Josh Shaffer is the Associate / Finance Pastor at Living Waters Church. He and his wife Luci are the proud parents of a daughter and a son. Josh has a passion to see Living Waters effectively change our community through good stewardship of resources. He also is passionate about seeing families financially free and offers free financial counseling.

 

EDUCATION

  • MBA, Oral Roberts University - Tulsa, OK

  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

josh@livingwaterschurch.tv

Care Pastor

Pastor Richard King serves as the Care Pastor, overseeing the Visitor & Visitation Care Ministries Division at LWC. Rich has a passion for helping to equip and empower the generations. Prior to coming on staff at LWC, Rich worked as a Senior Pastor and Bible School Administrator.

 

He attended Northeast Bible School, AKA Valley Forge and has pastored since 1972. He and his wife, Diane, enjoy spending time with their kids and grandkids. Pastor Rich and Diane are passionate about caring for and serving the people LWC.

 

EDUCATION

  • Ministry studies at University of Valley Forge - Phoenixville, PA

rich@livingwaterschurch.tv

Children / Outreach Pastor

Pastor Rachael Groll joined the LWC staff in 2013. She currently serves as the Children's Ministry Pastor helping lead ministry for kids birth through 6th grade. She is also the Director of Outreach at LWC.

 

Rachael comes with a plethora of experience in children’s ministry from owning her own daycare to her years in college, God has been preparing her to be a minister of Christ to every child in our community. Rachel and her husband, Tim, are the proud parents of 3 beautiful daughters and are in the process of adopting their son from Africa.

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelors from Southestern University - Lakeland, FL

  • AA in Early Childhood Education -Northampton Community College - Bethlehem, Pa 

  • Studies in Children's Ministry - Toccoa Falls Bible College - Toccoa, Ga 

rachael@livingwaterschurch.tv

Meadville Campus Pastor & Youth Pastor

Pastor Joe Oneill serves as Meadville Campus Pastor and as Youth Pastor here at LWC. From an early age, Joe felt God’s call on his life to minister to youth. He joined the Living Waters Church Staff in the Fall of 2014. Before coming on staff here at LWC, Joe served in the Air Force. He and his wife, Micah, are the proud parents of two girls. They both have a passion for the youth in Northwest PA and desire to carry out the heart and vision of this House by helping the LWC students “get it” through creative and relevant teaching.

 

 

EDUCATION

  •  Ministry studies at Southestern University - Lakeland, FL

joe@livingwaterschurch.tv

Executive Administrator

Carli Lineberry has felt God’s call on her life to minister to the nations since she was a child and spent her teen years going on mission trips and serving her local church here at Living Waters. She joined the staff in 2015 as the Executive Administrator.

EDUCATION

  • Current Master Degree studies: Oral Roberts University - Tulsa, OK

  •  BA, Southeastern University - Lakeland, FL

carli@livingwaterschurch.tv

Church Secretary

Micah Oneill is Living Waters Church’s Secretary. She has the challenging task of keeping the pastors and church office organized and taken care of. She has always been more comfortable behind the scenes, and has found fulfillment and purpose in serving her church family in this administrative roll. Micah and her Husband, Pastor Joe, also serve as the Meadville Campus Pastors & Youth Pastors of Living Waters Church. They are the proud parents of two beautiful daughters. Together, as a family, the O'Neills are honored to serve the youth of our community.

info@livingwaterschurch.tv

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