MEET OUR TEAM
meet the team
Pastor Brian and Heather Cornett
Pastor Brian is passionate about everyone knowing the good news of a loving and amazing Father who did not come to condemn but to seek and save that which was lost. Brian and Heather have been married for fifteen years and have three children, Isaiah, Bellla and Gideon. Authenticity, passion, love, and honor are the foundations of Brian and Heather's family and of Family of Christ Church where people can belong before they believe.
Adam & Kelly Vertican
Senior Leadership Team
Adam & Kelly are part of the FOC Senior Leadership team. They are the proud parents of two amazing boys, Joshua and Jesse. They love connecting with people. They are fun, real and adventurous. Their heart is to see people grow in relationship with God as a good Father and to build community. Adam and Kelly own Impact Building Company in Petoskey MI.
Pastor Rita Osborn
Pastoral Care Director
Pastor Rita is part of the Senior Leadership team and serves on staff as the director of Pastoral Care. She is also a certified Life Coach. She has a passion for people to know God as a father and to find wholeness. Her and her husband Brad have two daughters and also own a local window cleaning business.
Pastor Tony Balistreri
Pastor Tony is passionate about children's ministry. He gets excited about investing in the next generation and encouraging their spiritual journey as they grow. He is never at a loss for fun adventurous ideas that draw kids into an encounter with Jesus. Pastor Tony is married to his beautiful wife Rita and they have two supportive girls Sophia and Bella. Pastor Tony is bi-vocational serving as part time staff at the church and is also an Electrician. His wife Rita is a Nurse Practitioner with Little Traverse Bay Medical Care.
Aaron & Jessica Hamilton
Jr & Sr. High Youth Leaders
Aaron & Jessica Hamilton get excited about leading youth into a deeper relationship with Jesus. They are not afraid of difficult questions and enjoy diving into a wide variety of topics during their Sunday morning youth service. They have three middle schoolers themselves, Landon, Conner, and Annabelle. Aaron is a builder with Impact Builders in Petoskey and Jessica owns a health and wellness buisness.
Kalie is our Worship Leader. She loves to lead others into the presence of God through music and empowering other worship leaders. Kalie leads 4 teams of musicians and oversees the worship experience at both of our campuses on a weekly basis.