Northview Church

Carmel

12900 Hazel Dell Parkway, Carmel, Indiana 46033

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Carmel

12900 Hazel Dell Parkway, Carmel, Indiana 46033

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Service Times

Saturdays at 5 p.m.
Sundays at 9 & 11 a.m.

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What to Expect

Northview is one church in multiple locations. Every weekend, the exact same message is either given live or streamed by video. You’ll experience contemporary worship and the integration of technology throughout the service. We maintain a casual atmosphere, so come as you are!

Kids 

Northview Kids is our ministry for kids birth through fourth grade. During each weekend service, we engage kids in age-appropriate activities including small-group discussions, music, Scripture reading, games and large-group teaching to help them grow in their relationship with God. 

Students 

Northview Students hosts services specifically geared toward fifth and sixth grade students. Students will experience a service with live worship, small group discussion and a message geared for their age group. Students in seventh to twelfth grade are invited to join the weekend service in our main auditorium.

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Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is available at our Carmel Campus.

Coffee

Free coffee is available at every weekend service.

Sign Language

Our Carmel Campus offers sign language interpretation at the 9 a.m. service.

Disc Golf

Northview’s Carmel Campus has a free 18-hole disc golf course available to the public from sunup to sundown. Indianapolis Disc Golf Club, who designed the course here at Northview, describes the game as a sport for all ages and skill levels. The object is to throw a flying disc from a designated starting area (tees) into a target called a pole hole, in the fewest shots possible. Northview hosts several national tournaments, including the National Deaf Disc Golf Championships.

Cross Country Course

Northview’s Carmel Campus has three cross-country courses: a 1K, 3K and 5K. We host races each year, bringing athletes, statewide, to participate.

To view a map our courses, click here.

Phone
317.846.2884
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Carmel CAMPUS STAFF

Sandy Agerter

Northview Preschool Director

Sandy Agerter

Sandy works as the Northview preschool director. Since 1996, she has run and operated the preschool, which serves over 135 families and 185 children. Prior to working at Northview, Sandy was a homemaker and a part-time pre-school teacher. Sandy and her husband of 30 years, Scot, have three children. The family enjoys playing games when they all come together. Sandy also enjoys cooking and photography when she finds time for herself.

Amanda Arroyo

Special Needs Ministry Coordinator

Amanda Arroyo

Amanda is the Special Needs Ministry Coordinator at the Carmel Campus. Her role in this position is to ensure children and teens with special needs or medical issues are in the proper environment and receive extra love and attention. Amanda has one daughter, Naomi, who is often seen at North Beach or serving in Northview Kids. They enjoy shopping together and watching shows while snacking on sweet potato chips. Amanda also likes reading and hiking. And we bet you didn’t know she is also fluent in American Sign Language.

Micah Beckwith

Carmel Campus Northview Students Worship Pastor

Micah Beckwith

Micah helps create the weekly worship experiences for Northview Students. He also trains and equips students and adults to use their musical and creative talents to lead people in worship. Before he came here, he was the student worship pastor at White River Christian Church in Noblesville. Micah is from Hillsdale, Michigan, and is married to Susan. Micah and Susan have a boxer/Rhodesian ridgeback mix. In Micah’s free time, he enjoys snow skiing, backpacking and hiking. His hidden talent is bending his middle toe on his right foot 90 degrees to the right; he thinks it may be a broken toe that was not fixed rather than a talent.

Judy Benway

Weekend Receptionist

Judy Benway

Judy is a part-time receptionist at Northview on Sundays and various other days. She answers phones, directs calls and greets Northview members and guests that come through the main office. Judy is from Gastonville, Pa., a village of about 320 people in western Pennsylvania. Judy and her husband, Steve, have three adult sons, two living in Indiana and one in Chicago. She is a news and weather junkie and enjoys reading and gardening. She grows flowers and vegetables in her garden and knows most of the plants by their Latin names.

Kent Bjurstrom

Carmel Campus Student Ministry & High School Pastor

Kent Bjurstrom

Kent serves as our Carmel Campus Student Ministry & High School Pastor, helping reach students with the gospel while discipling them. And with a hidden talent like clicking his tongue loudly, he has no problem demanding the attention of a room of junior high and high school students. Kent joined the Northview team in May 2014. Before joining Northview's staff, Kent served as the student ministry pastor at Sugar Grove Church in Goshen, Ind. He and his wife, Stephanie, have three lively boys. In his free time, he enjoys playing and watching sports, drinking Diet Coke and spending time with his family. Kent is also on a quest to save the Great White Shark, or at least go cage-diving with them someday.

Linda Charles

Northview Preschool Assistant Director

Linda Charles

Linda works as Northview’s Preschool Assistant Director. She handles tuition payments, orders supplies, and assists the director in the day-to-day running of the program. She started at Northview in 1995 as a teacher when her son attended the “Mothers Morning Out” program and the director asked her to assist in teaching a preschool class. Linda was a banker for 16 years and homemaker before coming to Northview. Linda and her husband have a son, daughter and grandson. Linda enjoys spending her free time with her family and watching her grandson, as well as gardening and crafting.

Johanna  Cobb

Carmel Campus Guest Services Coordinator

Johanna Cobb

Johanna was a kindergarten teacher for 10 years and a Worship Arts Director for 7 years before working at Northview. She is originally from West Lafayette, but moved around when growing up. Johanna enjoys dining out with friends, hosting Girls' Night at The O'Connor House, and spending time with her nephew. She also dabbles in wedding planning. Johanna's hidden talent: She can whistle VERY LOUDLY.

Karen Crull

Carmel Campus Northview Kids Director

Karen Crull

Karen services as the Carmel Campus Northview Kids Director, overseeing the children’s ministry for kids from birth to fourth grade. She also directs the Northview Kids Carmel staff, plans special events, handles the budget and leads parent classes. “I love teaching kids about having a relationship with God,” Karen said. Before joining the Northview staff, Karen served in Northview Kids as a large-group teacher and small group leader for 11 years. Karen is married to Northview’s Executive Pastor Mark Crull. They have four children, David, Aaron, Katie and Emily. They also have a cocker spaniel named Adi. Karen enjoys walking and doing Boot Camp classes in her free time. She also reads and does crossword and jigsaw puzzles.

Kathleen Gregerson

Carmel Campus Northview Kids Early Childhood Coordinator

Kathleen Gregerson

As the Early Childhood Coordinator, Kathleen is responsible for all things in Northview Kids as it relates to children from birth to the Pre-K years. She coordinates curriculum, manages the team member schedule, and assists with trainings and events. Originally from California, Kathleen has been serving in children’s ministry for over 20 years. She has also been in project management. She and her husband, Chris, have lived all over the country, raising their teens Matthew and Lauren.

Gretchen  Hawkins

Preschool Teacher and Office Assistant

Gretchen Hawkins

Gretchen serves as the Owls 3 preschool teacher, where she gets to watch students grow spiritually, academically, emotionally and physically. She also works in the preschool office as an assistant, which involves various roles like parent and teach communication, handbooks and policies. Gretchen ran an in-home daycare before coming to Northview. Gretchen and her husband, Troy, have three boys. In her free time, Gretchen can be found baking, cooking, traveling and doing home improvements with her husband of 20 years. 

Kurt Jaderholm

Carmel Campus Northview Kids Serving Coordinator

Kurt Jaderholm

As Northview Kids Serving Coordinator, Kurt’s job is connecting servants to service. He has a history as a commodity broker, an investment executive and in business and community development. Kurt’s passion to grow The Kingdom by serving the local church led him to his position at Northview. Kurt and his wife, Kathy, have two daughters who are both teachers. Kurt loves to do anything active including golfing, running and biking. Kurt is also Giordano’s Pizza’s number one fan.

Alba Johnson

Weekend Receptionist

Alba Johnson

Alba works as one of Northview’s weekend receptionists assisting guests with questions about Northview in person and on the phone. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, she came to the United States right after high school to attend college. Alba and her husband, Doug, have a son, two daughters and two fuzzy felines. She enjoys singing with Northview's ESO Choir, attending concerts and festivals, and clipping coupons — her family calls her the Coupon Queen. When she was younger, Alba wanted to be an interpreter for the United Nations, but “Spanglish” is not accepted as a third language.

Audra Kelly

Next Steps Ministry Assistant

Audra Kelly

Audra works to interface with the ministry leaders and assist them in tasks so they can focus on their ministry. She also handles the “business side” of Northview University, baptism and trips to Israel. Before coming to Northview, Audra was a full-time wife and mom. She took the Alpha Course and volunteered at Northview, which led her to a job here. Audra and her husband, Mark, have a son, Mason, who she loves watching play baseball. When Audra gets time to herself, she enjoys photography and turning her pictures into online scrapbooks or home movies.

Doug Kizer

Pastoral Care Pastor

Doug Kizer

As Pastoral Care Pastor, Doug connects with people who are in the hospital or affected by illness, injury or crisis. He also assists with grief support for those affected by the loss of loved ones. Outside of Northview, Doug serves as chaplain for the Carmel Fire Department and was an associate chaplain for the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department. Doug and his wife, Cindy, have a “beautifully spoiled” dachshund, Miss Daisy. Doug loves spending time with his wife traveling. “We are avid cruisers and often say there’s no place we’d rather be than together somewhere at sea,” he said.

Steve  Lancaster

Carmel Campus 7th & 8th Grade Middle School Pastor

Steve Lancaster

Steve is the 7th and 8th Grad Pastor at our Carmel Campus. He builds relationships with students, parents and leaders in order to grow their passion for Christ and others. Steve went to Taylor University and most recently interned at a local church near the college. Originally from Pennsylvania, he is the youngest of three children. He enjoys soccer, running and, most importantly, eating.

Zach Matchett

Carmel Campus 5th & 6th Grade Middle School Pastor

Zach Matchett

Zach serves as our Carmel Campus 5th & 6th Grade Middle School Pastor. Before Northview, Zach served as a student pastor at Union Chapel in Muncie and as a worship pastor at Genesis Church in Carmel. Zach is a graduate of Ball State University and earned his Master’s degree in Education from Asbury Theological Seminary. In his free time, Zach loves spending time with Team Matchett, which includes his wife Lauren, daughters Addie and Emily, and son, Luke. He's still brushing up on his mediocre disc golf game, secretly wishes he could be a Jedi or live in a Hobbit hole, and is still attempting to dunk on an 8-foot goal.

Mike Miller

Facilities Manager

Mike Miller

Mike, our Facilities Manager, maintains all mechanical systems, is responsible for the repair and maintenance of the HVAC systems, monitors security, is in-charge of room set-up and is head of a multitude of special projects. Previously Mike worked in residential and commercial construction, project management and residential remodeling sales. He and his wife, Cathy, have 6 children and 6 grandchildren. In their free time, Mike and Cathy like to go camping. Additionally, Mike is a woodworker, family repairman and a beginner fly fisher. His hidden talent: singing - but only in the shower or with a crowd of people around. 

Stephen Paulsen

Carmel Campus Small Groups Pastor

Stephen Paulsen

Stephen joins us all the way from San Jose, California to serve as our Carmel Campus Small Groups Pastor. He’s been married to his wife Julia since 2003 and they have 4 children: Grayson, Asher, Kerrick and River. Stephen has served as a Student Ministry Pastor for 15 years and is passionate about connecting people to God and each other. Stephen and his family enjoy spending quality time together doing various activities like hiking, biking, water sports and hockey. 

Steve Poe

Senior Pastor

Steve Poe

Steve serves as the Senior Pastor at Northview. Before being recruited by elders to come to Northview, Steve worked in the business world and served as Lead Pastor at Caring First Church in St. Joseph, Mo. Steve and his wife, Sandy, have two children and seven grandchildren. Steve enjoys spending time with Sandy, traveling, going to the movies, reading and eating at new restaurants. He also won a chocolate chip cookie contest when he was in junior high school.

Mike Polster

Carmel Campus Teams Pastor

Mike Polster

Mike grew up in the Carmel area while attending Northview Church and going to Carmel High School. He and his wife, Tiffany, have two daughters, Olivia and Ava. They enjoy many outdoor activities including biking, running, hiking, camping and skiing. Mike's hidden talent? He is a registered storm spotter and a ham radio operator. 

Marcia Schwartz

Grounds Manager

Marcia Schwartz

Marcia manages the grounds at Northview and oversees the volunteers who help keep it beautiful for visitors and Northview attendees. Before coming to Northview, Marcia worked on the grounds of PGA National Golf Club in Florida and Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel. She’s been a member of Northview since 1999 and jumped at the opportunity to become Northview’s first Grounds Manager in 2005, when the position was created. Marcia and her husband, Harold, love to hike. “Every time we get away, it is to get into nature and observe God’s wonderful creation,” she said.

Matt Siewert

Carmel Campus Worship Pastor

Matt Siewert

Matt is Northview's Carmel Campus Worship Pastor. He leads worship for weekend services, trains and shepherds the worship teams and volunteers, and collaborates with other worship pastors in the process. He sees this position as a way to help facilitate an experience that points people to Jesus. Prior to coming to Northview, Matt was the Associate Director of Worship at Calvary Church in Valparaiso, IN. Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, he loves to get together with his family for Cubs' games. Matt's hidden talent: impersonating Gollum / Smeagol from The Lord of the Rings.

John Snethen

Grounds Maintenance Assistant

John Snethen

As Grounds Maintenance Assistant, John assists Grounds Manager Marcia Schwartz with equipment, maintenance and grounds projects. John also works at the Noblesville Fire Department. He joined the Northview staff in March 2011, after volunteering for a remodeling project in the Barn. John and his wife, Lisa, have two children, J.D. and Janessa. John and his family love to eat meals in front of the TV watching re-runs of The Andy Griffith Show. They also enjoy riding bikes in the country around their home. John and J.D. love to go camping each year for some father and son bonding time.

Kelli  Taylor

Carmel Campus Northview Kids Elementary Coordinator

Kelli Taylor

Before coming to Northview, Kelli was an Elementary and Middle School Physical Education Teacher. She also volunteered in Northview Kids. Kelli is the middle child. She loves reading, listening to music, playing volleyball, hanging out with friends and family, going on walks, running and cooking. 

Heather Ulrey

Carmel Receptionist

Heather Ulrey

Heather Ulrey is the Carmel Receptionist. Heather and her family moved here from Nashville, TN, where she taught Pre-K for many years. In her free time, Heather and her husband, Steve, enjoy spending time with their family and watching their children play volleyball.

Susan Weed

Grounds Service Coordinator

Susan Weed

Susan came to Northview in August 2015 to support Northview’s Grounds Ministry. Susan loves Northview and wanted to combine her hobby of gardening with ministry. Before her arrival in this job, she homeschooled four kids for 10 years and was an instructional assistant at Carmel High School. She grew up overseas until her family settled in northern Virginia. She now lives in Carmel and has been married for over 22 years. She loves creating gardens, and in her free time, she restores vintage campers from top to bottom.

Val Welty

Capstone Manager

Val Welty

Val came to Northview in July 2011 as the Capstone Manager, where she’s responsible for the oversight of Capstone’s day-to-day operations. Val earned her real estate license before coming to Northview and still sells real estate. She and her husband, Matt, have two daughters, Lauren and Morgan. The entire family attends Northview’s weekend services. Val loves cooking and spending time with her family. She’s also a big fan of HGTV and DIY Network.

Loy Wiesert

Weekend Receptionist

Loy Wiesert

Loy works as a weekend receptionist at Northview. She answers phone calls, questions and requests from Northview guests, members and staff. Loy works outside of Northview as a nurse and does childcare for six grandchildren, including 2 foster grandchildren. Loy and her husband, Ken, have raised two children, Greg and Christine. When Loy finds free time, she loves to do yard work, knit and bake. She makes hundreds of buckeyes at Christmas.

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