John and Emily Clifford
With a powerful life story that started in prison in 2006, John has over 10 years of urban ministry experience. With a passion to see lives transformed, he founded the Greenhouse Project in Chester. Emily and John met at a Bible Study in Chester and married a year later. They plan to live in Chester and lead the Greenhouse Fellowship and Ministry.
Abby is a graphic design student studying at West Chester University. She currently lives in Springfield, and also considers herself a gardener. She is passionate about using her gifts for design in serving the Lord’s Kingdom. When she is not doing homework or playing in her garden, she is making floral arrangements or volunteering for a local nonprofit organization called Painting Freedom.
Rebekah was raised in a Christian home and accepted Christ into her heart at a young age. After having moved around as a child she eventually found her home church at Calvary Chapel in 2011. Since that point, she has engaged in various ministries such as leading in the high school ministry, volunteering with the baptism team, youth worship, and eventually Greenhouse ministries. She is currently volunteering as part of Greenhouse's social media team and is excited to use her gifts to help bring revitalization to Chester.
Shane and Sarah Franklin
Shane and Sarah have been happily married since the fall of 2017. They are passionate about seeing lost souls come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. They also long to see new and old believers set on fire for the Kingdom of God. Shane is pursuing church planting and pastoral ministry with the desire to see the Gospel break out in unprecedented ways in unchurched areas. Sarah is pursuing a career in hair and cosmetology where she knows God will give her divine opportunities to represent Christ and make Him known amongst non believers.
Donny and Rachelle Martin
Donny and Rachelle met at Calvary Chapel Bible College, a place where God revealed his plan for their lives individually and in bringing them together. They were both molded by a holistic and vibrant Christ centered community. They worked together while in Bible college to start a small group at a rock climbing gym that grew to over 30 people. Their passion is to see people transformed and renewed by the fullness of the Christian life of community that has forever changed them.
Ben’s life was radically altered by Jesus as a high school student. Since then he has dedicated his life’s path to the gospel, with the vision of lifelong discipleship. Ben currently works as a special needs aide while also pursuing a degree in Communications as an online college student. When he is not working or studying he can be found playing music, writing, or playing soccer!