Our Staff

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Bruce Morrison

Senior Pastor

Office: 740-335-1079
Facebook: PastorBruceMorrison
Twitter: @HeritagePastor

Pastor Morrison is a 1984 Graduate of Ohio Christian University in Circleville, Ohio with a Bachelor’s degree in Religion and later went on to Olivet Nazarene University to complete a Master’s degree in Church Management in 1997.  Pastor Bruce is married to his wife Carmen and together they have four wonderful children.

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Justin Siler

Associate Pastor

Office: 740-335-1079
Facebook: justinjsiler

Pastor Justin and his wife Angela reside in Washington Court House, Ohio.  Justin met Angela at a church camp in Greenfield, Ohio while attending Ohio Christian University. They were married in 2007 and have three children… Lily, Lucy, and Levi. Justin earned his BA in Leadership & Ministry from Ohio Christian University and is an ordained minister through the Churches of Christ in Christian Union.

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Jon Truex

Youth Pastor

Office: 740-335-1079
Facebook: jon.truex
Twitter: @TruexJon

Jon was born and raised in the town of Waynesburg, Ohio.  After high school he packed all of his belongings (while his family was preparing for their move to Lancaster, Ohio) and moved onto the campus of Ohio Christian University. He graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry & Missions. At OCU he met his wife, Jodie, and throughout their marriage they have served in youth & children’s ministry. Jon came to Heritage in December of 2006. He and his wife have five great children – Jeremiah, Kiirsten, Lauren, Mackenzie, and Natalie. In his free time Jon enjoys basketball, golf, 4 wheeling/go carts, and pelting teens with paintballs.

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Jodie Truex

Children's Pastor

Office: 740-335-1079
Facebook: jodie.nelsontruex

Jodie is the Children’s Pastor at Heritage. She is a 1990 graduate of Ohio Christian University with a BA in Christian Education and Missions. Jodie has worked in both Youth and Children Ministries for the past 19 years. She is creative and a gifted children’s speaker. Her desire is to provide an energetic, jam-packed, exciting, Spirit led worship experience for the children of Heritage. She and her husband Jon have five wonderful children.

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Joy Stanforth

Family Ministries Pastor

Office: 740-335-1079

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Dan Justice

Pastor of Assimilation

Office: 740-335-1079
Facebook: dan.justice.1804

I was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio and my wife was born and raised in South Gate, California.

I am 70 years old. I am married to Irene Justice (48 years). We have two adult children Ginger Gooch and Amber Barry. They both are married and living in Michigan. We have five grand children, four step grandchildren and 5 step great grandchildren.

Military Service     

  • US Navy

  • Sang in the Navy Blue Jackets Choir

  • Chaplain's Assistant USS Hornet (recovered the first astronauts when they returned from the moon.)

  • Served our country in Vietnam 2-1/2 years with Naval Intelligence

Olivet Nazarene University - BA Music Education
Mount Vernon Nazarene University - BA Pastoral Ministries

Pastored 7 Churches in Ohio and Michigan  (47 years)
Served on District level credential boards
Served on district pastoral discipline boards
Colorado Bible College extension coordinator

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Sylvia Cloud

Executive Assistant, Social Media Director, and Event Production Manager

Office: 740-335-1079
Facebook: sylvercloud

Since August 2013, Sylvia has been the Administrative Assistant to the Pastoral Staff of Heritage. As the vision of the Church has grown to build a greater digital footprint for a greater online presence, her role has become more focused on oversight of outreach via social media, and to manage events on the church campus.  Sylvia is a native of Pike County, Ohio, the youngest of 7 children, and since a youth has been actively involved in Church as congregation song leader, adult Sunday School and VBS teacher.  She married David Cloud in 1980, and they are the parents of four now-grown sons. Together they wrote and co-directed the Heritage Christmas production, “Journey Through Bethlehem”. They consider the Heritage family a blessing in many ways!

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Lisa Frost

Financial Secretary

Facebook: lisa.frost.14

Lisa Frost has served at Heritage as the Financial Secretary for over 20 years.  A farm girl from Dundee, Michigan, she attended Michigan State University majoring in Agricultural Communications.  Lisa was raised in a non-denominational church and dedicated her life to Christ at a young age.  She met and married her husband, Rob, through their mutual interest in Suffolk sheep.   Rob works for the Ohio Department of Agriculture, and raises sheep on their farm in Bloomingburg, Ohio.  He is involved with Jail and Prison Ministry and Christian Education.  They are the proud parents of three grown daughters. It has been a privilege for Lisa to serve the Lord through financial stewardship and accountability, while witnessing God’s provision and blessings!    

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Greg & Mel Fessler

Rose Ave Community Center Directors

Office: 740-636-ROSE

Board Members:

Larry Lane
Doug Miller
Jeremy Streitenberger
Dennis Milstead
Joe Lane
Connie Bowman
Kellie Michael - Rose Ave

Andy Dill
Matt Cockerill
Mike Wilson
Barry Bach
Corey Francis
Mark Michael
David May - Rose Ave

Christian Education Director:
Sheana Weade

Church Extension President:
Greg Fessler

ECY President (Youth):
Ryan Ford

Missionary President:
Randall Young