Staff and Leadership

The staff and leadership of Destiny Church

Mary Bisesi – OFFICE MANAGER

Mary Bisesi – OFFICE MANAGER

Mary Bisesi – Office Manager Mary formally served on the administrative faculty at Columbia International University for 14 years; 11 years in a variety of positions in Student Development, the final 1 1/2 years as Acting Dean of Students and three years as the Director of Financial Aid.  She has a BS in Social Work […]

Calvin Brown – ELDER & CO-PASTOR

Calvin Brown – ELDER & CO-PASTOR

Calvin Lamar Brown, Sr. – Elder & Co-Pastor Calvin is a member of our preaching team. He is married to Robin and they have two children:  Calvin, Jr. (10) and Maxwell (7).  His hobbies include swimming, biking, and playing soccer with his boys.  He is licensed and ordained with the Christian and Missionary Alliance.  He earned […]

Lydia Faber – Children’s Ministry Coordinator

Lydia Faber – Children’s Ministry Coordinator

Lydia and her husband, Kevin, have been members of Destiny for over two years.  Lydia has worked with children for the last 9 years as a daycare teacher, Sunday School teacher, and nanny.  Aside from loving children in the name of Jesus, Lydia also enjoys running, reading, and baking.

Carl Hammett – Elder

Carl Hammett – Elder

Carl accepted Christ at age 11.  At former churches he has served as an elder, taught bible classes and been involved in music ministry for 50 years.  Carl is the elder for folks living in Hudson, Cuyahoga Falls, Norton and Akron.  Carl has served faithfully at Destiny as a Small Group leader and Praise Team […]

Bob Ross – ELDER & CO-PASTOR

Bob Ross – ELDER & CO-PASTOR

Bob Ross – Elder & Co-Pastor Bob is a member of our preaching team.  His primary areas of responsibility include counseling and teaching.  Bob is also a Certified Financial Planner, Founder and President of Integrity Financial Services, which is a full-service financial consulting firm. He is a charter and qualified member of Kingdom Advisors.  Kingdom […]

Janet Skinner – WORSHIP ARTS COORDINATOR

Janet Skinner – WORSHIP ARTS COORDINATOR

Janet Skinner – Worship Arts Coordinator Janet joined the Destiny staff in April 2004.  A Cleveland native, Janet is a graduate of the Cleveland State University.  She has an extensive resume of professional music performance including the release of 2 solo albums and as a featured soloist on several other recording projects as well.  Janet, also known as “J-Lynn” […]

Trent Thomas – ELDER & CO-PASTOR

Trent Thomas – ELDER & CO-PASTOR

Trent Thomas – Elder & Co-Pastor Trent is a member of our preaching team.  His primary areas of responsibility include the Worship and Arts Ministry and pastoral care.  Trent earned a Bachelors degree in marketing from Hampton University in Virginia, and a Masters degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.  He is licensed and ordained with […]

Illinois Wilson – Elder

Illinois Wilson – Elder

Illinois Wilson and his wife, Susan, have been members of Destiny Church for 8 years.  They have 3 children.  Illinois is the elder for folks living in Macedonia, Northfield, Sagamore Hills, Walton Hills, Bedford, Bedford Heights, and Oakwood Village.  He is currently involved in the Worship and Arts ministry as a leader of the Tech […]

Who is my Elder?

Who is my Elder?

Are you a member of Destiny Church or a faithful attender? Than you have an Elder! Your Elder is usually the person on our Elder team that lives closest to you and they are here to talk to, ask questions of, look for support from, and just have in Christian sister and brotherhood. If you […]