Joel joined our staff in 2016 as Worship Arts Assistant before transitioning into the role of Associate Minister of Worship Arts in 2018. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance with an emphasis on Classical Guitar. Previously, he served as Worship Arts Intern from Fall 2013- Fall 2015. He had also served as the worship leader for First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Tx for 6 months before returning to University Heights as a part-time staff member.
In his current position, Joel leads teams of artists and volunteers in several areas of worship experiences. His leadership is primarily focused on our Sunday morning contemporary worship service. He also leads worship for Truth Worship and Bible Study on Tuesday nights for college students, oversees Wednesday worship for the youth group on Wednesday nights, and occasionally leads worship at Wednesday KICKS for Grades 1-6.