Mark Artrip

Lead Pastor, Movement Church

Mark Artrip is the Lead Pastor at Movement Church in Hilliard, OH. Mark planted Movement Church in 2012 and is one of the two sending churches for Three Creeks Church. Mark is married to wife, Kristin, and they have four children. Mark will serve as an Elder of Three Creeks Church through 2020.


Sean Spoelstra

Lead Pastor, Encounter Church

Sean Spoelstra is a Pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Pickerington, OH. Before joining the team at Grace Fellowship, Sean planted Encounter Church in Dublin in 2008 and is one of the two sending churches for Three Creeks Church. Sean is married to wife, Melissa, and they have four children. Sean will serve as an Elder of Three Creeks Church through 2020.



Joel Trainer

Lead Pastor

Joel was born in Ohio, but grew up in Africa, went to high school in Colorado, attended Indiana Wesleyan University, and has worked in camp ministry at both Beulah Beach in Vermilion, OH and Kanakuk Kamps in Branson, MIssouri. He attended the Kanakuk Institute after college, and received his MBA in Christian Leadership from John Brown University. Joel loves sushi, hunting, soccer, golf, and Chipotle – and his greatest joy in life is being a husband to Morgan and a father to his daughter Cooper and his son Judah. Joel and his family live in Gahanna, and are passionate about showing people that a life in love with Jesus is the best life possible.


James Truslow

Creative Arts Director

James grew up on the northeast side of Columbus, has had the opportunity to lead worship in many churches in the Columbus area, and is thrilled to be the Creative Arts Director of Three Creeks Church. After touring with his band, Truslow, for a few years, James felt led by God to be a pastor at a local church. James, his wife Abbey, their daughter Ivy and their dog Kado live in Gahanna and long to see people connect with God and one another.


Cody McManaway

Operations Director

Cody works full-time in the financial world, but serves Three Creeks Church by overseeing the church budget and general operations. He is married to Mindy, they have one daughter Nora, and together they live in Gahanna.

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Erica Wallis

Kids and Connections Director

Erica works full time at Three Creeks, serving as both the Three Creeks Kids Director and the Connections Director. Erica served at Cru at Ohio State for 5 years before coming on staff at Three Creeks. Erica lives in Gahanna, and has been a part of Three Creeks since the first Launch Team meetings in September 2017.


Morgan Trainer

Small Groups Director

Morgan is a full-time Mom and is passionate about Small Groups and the depth of relationships that are developed in them. Morgan is married to Joel, they have two children, Cooper and Judah, and together they live in Gahanna.


McKenzie Cellar

Local Impact Director

McKenzie works full-time as an elementary school teacher and serves our church by leading our efforts to serve the city and people of Gahanna.


Miah & Jess Williams

Discipleship Directors

Miah works full-time as a facility manager and retreat coordinator, and his wife Jess is a full-time mother, taking care of their 5 children. Miah and Jess serve our church by caring for and counseling for the people in our church. The Williams family lives in Westerville.


Stuart & Jalee Helmuth

Global Impact Directors

Stuart works in sales and Jalee is a nurse, and they live in Gahanna. Stuart and Jalee lead our church’s efforts to minister to people around the world.


Aaron Davis

First Impressions Director

Aaron is a full-time teacher and serves Three Creeks by overseeing our Welcome Team, Parking Team, and every other team that hopes to make you feel welcome in our church. Aaron lives in Gahanna.

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