Matt Lipan

Lead Pastor

Matt continues to be excited about the ways God is using our church to make a difference in our communities. Originally from Michigan, he received his Master of Divinity with an emphasis in Leadership from Asbury Theo-logical Seminary. Matt, his wife, and their three kids have called Indianapolis home for over 16 years. He enjoys being outside, sports, music, writing, social media, and craft beer.


Penny Walker

Director of Children's Ministries

Penny has been in full-time ministry for 8 years after leaving a career in sales. She grew up in Lawrence Township and grad-uated from Lawrence North High School before attending Indiana University. Penny and her hus-band Brian are the proud parents of their teenage daughter, Lily. In her free time she enjoys reading, going on long walks with her dog, hanging out with family, and cleaning her house. 


Stephen Orban

Director of Media

Stephen recently received his B.A. in Visual Communication Design from Anderson University. He and his wife Erin recently moved to Fortville after living in Anderson for 3 years. Stephen is passionate about making music, and creating digital artwork. He can play several instruments, such as guitar, bass, drums, and sax-ophone. He loves playing video games, watching movies, and collecting records and tapes.

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Angie Fischer

Kindergarten and Preschool

For the past 10 years, Angie has lived in Lawrence Township with her husband Gary and her three children. They are expecting their 4th child this summer. She completed her undergrad at Purdue University with a degree in Psychology and Sociology. A few years later, she obtained her master’s degree in Child Development from Erikson Institute in Chicago, IL. She has been working at Gateway for 4 years now. For fun, she loves to read, cook, and create.


Jen Voss

Financial Administrator

A lifelong resident of Indiana, Jen grew up in Ingalls, and graduated from Pendleton Heights High School. She has resided in McCordsville with her husband, Rusty, and family (Alexis 14, Aiden 12 and Fleur our dog) for 14 years. She graduated from Ivy Tech with her Associates of Applied Science in Accounting. She likes to cook, bake, read, take long walks, spend time with friends and family, and watch live sports, especially when her kids are the athletes.


Andrew Meadows

Worship Leader

Andrew, and Indianapolis native, lives here with his wife Jacqueline and their daughters Scarlett, McKayla, and Eisley. Gateway has been fortunate enough to have him as a part of the team, which allows him to use his gifts to help us provide a meaningful worship experience.


Liz Lipan

Director of Student Ministries

Alizabeth, her husband Jordan, and their two dogs, Gerard & Lukin, recently moved to Indy from Grand Rapids, MI. She is passionate about building relationships with 5th-12th graders while encouraging them to explore their faith journey. Alizabeth is a licensed massage therapist that also enjoys being creative, reading a book, baking, and Halloween.


Amanda Barth
Dan Beasley - Chair of Staff Parish
Lauren Boe
Mallory Davis
Drew Dial - Chair of Finance
Mark Engle - Treasurer
Doug Isaacs - Chair of Trustees
Bruce Luecke - Leadership Team Chair
Betsy Wilmetti - Lay Leader