Andy, his wife Meri and their children Kenzie, Eva and Archer, have lived in the Cleveland area since 2005. With a deep rooted passion to see this city renewed and over a decade of ministry experience Andy focuses primarily on vision, discipleship, teaching and reproducing leaders.
Curtis is passionate about the gospel transforming all domains of society and people. He oversees Renew’s Missional Communitiy and Discipleship Huddle expressions. He focuses on discipleship systems, training, reproducing leaders, and community partnerships. Curtis holds a Bachelor of Arts in Bible from Moody Bible Institute and a Master of Public Administration from Cleveland State University. He and his wife Nancy live in Parma Heights.
Church Planter In Residence
Anthony recently transitioned to Renew during the Summer of 2017 to pursue a church planting residency through which he looks forward to discerning and developing a vision for planting a neighborhood church. He is passionate about developing fresh expressions of the local church that embody Christlike character for the sake of the city. Anthony has over five years of collegiate and urban ministry experience and is also currently pursuing a masters degree at Fuller Theological Seminary. He an his wife, Cait (and their cat-daughter, Thea), currently live in Parma while she pursues a masters in graphic design.
CHRIS & BETHANY SOLYNTJES
Arts & Worship
What started as writing and leading worship at Grace College in northern Indiana, turned into a marriage and lifelong commitment to show people the love and faithfulness of a God who is always near. Chris and Bethany live in Middleburg Heights with their 4 children Ella, Vera, Liam and Willa.
Renew Family Ministry
Bethany lives in Lakewood with her husband, Nate. She is passionate about serving God and raising up the younger generation to know and love the Lord. Bethany believes all kids were created on purpose, with a purpose. Bethany graduated from Christ for the Nations Institute in Dallas, TX with an Associates degree in Theology, and she received a bachelors in Christian Ministry and Early Childhood Education from Dallas Baptist University.