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Barb Claxton

Administrative Pastor

Barb Claxton is an administrative/teaching pastor at Lakeland Community Church. She is a certified life coach and the founder of the movement ministry. Barb and her husband Tim enjoy their family: son Seth, daughter-in-law Abby, and grandchildren Macyn and Cameron.

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Kevin Van Tine

Lead Pastor

Kevin Van Tine was one of the founders of Covenant Community Fellowship in 1988. Since then, he has served as our Senior Pastor and continues in that role after our name change. He is married to his wife Jan and has three daughters and six grandchildren.

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Curtis Atchley

Associate Pastor

Curtis Atchley joined the Lakeland leadership team in 2012 as the worship leader. He earned a degree in Jazz Studies from Western Illnois University in 2015. His role today is as an Associate Pastor who oversees worship, youth, tech, and more. He was married to his wife Elliyah Atchley in 2021.

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