Matt Lipan

Lead Pastor

Matt continues to be excited about the ways God is using our church to make a difference in our community. Originally from Michigan, he received his Master of Divinity with an emphasis in Leadership from Asbury Theological Seminary. Matt, his wife, and their three kids have called Indianapolis home for over 16 years. Find out more about Matt by checking out his personal blog.


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 graduated from Lawrence North High School before attending Indiana University. Penny and her husband Brian are the proud parents of their teenage daughter, Lily. In her free time she enjoys reading, going on long walks with her dog, and hanging out with family.

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Allison Armstrong

Director of Media

Allison recently received her B.A. in Visual Communication Design from Anderson University. She is currently living in Indianapolis. Allison is passionate about helping others, traveling, and creating digital artwork. She is an avid runner and is always preparing for some type of race. Allison will be going back to school soon to pursue a degree in nursing.


Tabatha Isaacs

Director of Kindergarten & Preschool

Tabatha and her husband have 2 children; Douglas, 10, and Lena, 8, who both attend Amy Beverland Elementary in Lawrence Township. Tabatha has been at Gateway for 4 years and has taught several classes. She has a passion for early childhood and building a solid foundation for children to become successful learners. Tabatha has a degree in Elementary Education from Indiana University. She has worked with children in many facets, and is incredibly excited about being the Director of Gateway Kindergarten & Preschool.


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 lives in Indianapolis 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.


Amanda Barth
Dan Beasley - Chair of Staff Parish
Lauren Boe
Drew Dial - Chair of Finance
Mark Engle - Treasurer
Doug Isaacs - Chair of Trustees
Chris Girvin - Leadership Team Chair
Beth Koselke
Betsy Wilmetti - Lay Leader  

Contact the Leadership Team