Ministry Staff

Zac Owens, Worship and Student Minister What he does for NT: Zac directs the worship experience on Sunday Mornings and the overall creative process at NT. Specifically, he leads and oversees the musician and audio/visual production teams. Zac champions the creative arts, working with and developing artists in effort to leverage their gifts and talents for the Kingdom.  His family: Zac's mom, step-dad, and sister reside in the Greater Cincinnati area with the family's dogs. In his spare time: Zac enjoys writing and performing music on piano or guitar, reading and learning, keeping up with popular culture, checking out new restaurants and coffee places, and doing anything creative.  His favorite Bible verse: “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33

Zac Owens, Worship and Student Minister

What he does for NTZac directs the worship experience on Sunday Mornings and the overall creative process at NT. Specifically, he leads and oversees the musician and audio/visual production teams. Zac champions the creative arts, working with and developing artists in effort to leverage their gifts and talents for the Kingdom. 

His family: Zac's mom, step-dad, and sister reside in the Greater Cincinnati area with the family's dogs.

In his spare time: Zac enjoys writing and performing music on piano or guitar, reading and learning, keeping up with popular culture, checking out new restaurants and coffee places, and doing anything creative. 

His favorite Bible verse: “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33

Codie Pointer, Ministry Resident What he does for NT: Codie leads and prepares for Sunday morning activities, lessons, and programs for NT kids in the elementary age group.  His family: Codie's mom, brother, and step-father live in Plainfield, IN. In his spare time: Codie loves to play Magic:The Gathering, eat great food, look at memes, and hangout at late night diners.  His favorite bible verse: Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:18-20

Codie Pointer, Ministry Resident

What he does for NT: Codie leads and prepares for Sunday morning activities, lessons, and programs for NT kids in the elementary age group. 

His family: Codie's mom, brother, and step-father live in Plainfield, IN.

In his spare time: Codie loves to play Magic:The Gathering, eat great food, look at memes, and hangout at late night diners. 

His favorite bible verse: Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:18-20

Matt Mehaffey, Lead Minister What he does for NT: Matt casts vision for where God is taking us as a church, preaches for our worship gatherings, and is the team leader of the staff. His family:  married to his best friend, Janie, and father to Chase and Jackson. In his spare time:  Matt is passionate about time with his family, advocating for orphans and adoption, photography, reading, running, following the Yankees, Colts, Pacers and Chelsea FC, and vacationing at Disney World. You can find out more about Matt at his blog DaddyMatt.com or follow him on Twitter (@mattmehaffey) His favorite Bible verse:  "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself.” Matthew 22:37-40

Matt Mehaffey, Lead Minister

What he does for NT: Matt casts vision for where God is taking us as a church, preaches for our worship gatherings, and is the team leader of the staff.

His family:  married to his best friend, Janie, and father to Chase and Jackson.

In his spare time:  Matt is passionate about time with his family, advocating for orphans and adoption, photography, reading, running, following the Yankees, Colts, Pacers and Chelsea FC, and vacationing at Disney World. You can find out more about Matt at his blog DaddyMatt.com or follow him on Twitter (@mattmehaffey)

His favorite Bible verse:  "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself.” Matthew 22:37-40

Katie Norris, Communications Director What she does for NT: Katie manages the website, creates the bulletin, designs sermon graphics, runs social media, develops materials to promote events and communicates programs throughout NT's many ministries. Her family: She is married to her best friend and the love of her life: Payton. And is a proud owner of their puppy, Squeek! In her spare time: Katie enjoys playing soccer, volleyball and basketball, working on her art, watching anime, shopping and spending time with friends and family. Her favorite Bible Verse: "Where God’s love is, there is no fear, because God’s perfect love drives out fear. It is punishment that makes a person fear, so love is not made perfect in the person who fears." 1 John 4:18 (NCV)

Katie Norris, Communications Director

What she does for NT: Katie manages the website, creates the bulletin, designs sermon graphics, runs social media, develops materials to promote events and communicates programs throughout NT's many ministries.

Her family: She is married to her best friend and the love of her life: Payton. And is a proud owner of their puppy, Squeek!

In her spare time: Katie enjoys playing soccer, volleyball and basketball, working on her art, watching anime, shopping and spending time with friends and family.

Her favorite Bible Verse: "Where God’s love is, there is no fear, because God’s perfect love drives out fear. It is punishment that makes a person fear, so love is not made perfect in the person who fears." 1 John 4:18 (NCV)

Chris Steele, Connections Minister What he does for NT:  Chris helps people get connected to North Terrace and involved in small groups and service opportunities.  He teaches and preaches as needed and works on encouraging others. His family: loving and serving alongside his wife, Tonya.  Father to Jonah and Levi. In his spare time:  loves to golf, read, hike, and travel.  Roots for the Reds, Colts, Pacers, and Indiana University.   His favorite Bible verse:  "Trust the Lord with all your heart, lean not on your own understanding.  In all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight."  Proverbs 3:5-6

Chris Steele, Connections Minister

What he does for NT:  Chris helps people get connected to North Terrace and involved in small groups and service opportunities.  He teaches and preaches as needed and works on encouraging others.

His family: loving and serving alongside his wife, Tonya.  Father to Jonah and Levi.

In his spare time:  loves to golf, read, hike, and travel.  Roots for the Reds, Colts, Pacers, and Indiana University.  

His favorite Bible verse:  "Trust the Lord with all your heart, lean not on your own understanding.  In all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight."  Proverbs 3:5-6

Bill Meaige, Senior Adults Minister What he does for NT: Bill is responsible for the vision and leadership of the growing number of senior adults in our community. Bill served faithfully as Lead Minister of the church from 1984-2014. His family: married to the love of his life, Tami. In his spare time: loves to golf and loves OSU football. His favorite Bible verse: "For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich." 2 Corinthians 8-9

Bill Meaige, Senior Adults Minister

What he does for NT: Bill is responsible for the vision and leadership of the growing number of senior adults in our community. Bill served faithfully as Lead Minister of the church from 1984-2014.

His family: married to the love of his life, Tami.

In his spare time: loves to golf and loves OSU football.

His favorite Bible verse: "For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich." 2 Corinthians 8-9

Stephen Warner, Student Minister What he does for NT: Stephen provides leadership and direction for Jr. and Sr. High Student Ministry programming and outreach at NT. He works specifically with students, leaders, and parents to grow, challenge, and equip them for living as disciples of Christ. His family: Married to his amazing wife Miranda. In his spare time: Stephen enjoys watching movies, playing basketball and soccer, reading, learning about science, developing Christian apologetics, and going to Buffalo Wild Wings. He roots for the Pacers, Colts, Cubs, and the Butler Bulldogs. His favorite Bible verse: "My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." John 15:12-13 

Stephen Warner, Student Minister

What he does for NT: Stephen provides leadership and direction for Jr. and Sr. High Student Ministry programming and outreach at NT. He works specifically with students, leaders, and parents to grow, challenge, and equip them for living as disciples of Christ.

His family: Married to his amazing wife Miranda.

In his spare time: Stephen enjoys watching movies, playing basketball and soccer, reading, learning about science, developing Christian apologetics, and going to Buffalo Wild Wings. He roots for the Pacers, Colts, Cubs, and the Butler Bulldogs.

His favorite Bible verse: "My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." John 15:12-13 

Jeremy Bosshammer, Children's Minister What he does for NT: He leads all aspects of children's ministry including planning, coordinating, and executing programs and events for our kids.   His family: happily married to Lauren, father of Adam and Nathan. In his spare time: hanging out with the family, woodworking, playing outside. His favorite Bible verse: "Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us." Romans 5:1-5. NIV84

Jeremy Bosshammer, Children's Minister

What he does for NT: He leads all aspects of children's ministry including planning, coordinating, and executing programs and events for our kids.  

His family: happily married to Lauren, father of Adam and Nathan.

In his spare time: hanging out with the family, woodworking, playing outside.

His favorite Bible verse: "Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us." Romans 5:1-5. NIV84


Administrative Staff

Sheena Fortner, Connections Assistant What she does for NT: Helps get people connected in different areas to further God's kingdom and aide in personal spiritual growth. Her family: Married to her high school sweetheart, John since 1996. She is the proud mother of Jarett and Shelby. In her spare time: Sheena enjoys curling up on the couch to watch a good movie, being with her family and hanging out with her friends. Favorite Bible verse: "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11-12 

Sheena Fortner, Connections Assistant

What she does for NT: Helps get people connected in different areas to further God's kingdom and aide in personal spiritual growth.

Her family: Married to her high school sweetheart, John since 1996. She is the proud mother of Jarett and Shelby.

In her spare time: Sheena enjoys curling up on the couch to watch a good movie, being with her family and hanging out with her friends.

Favorite Bible verse: "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11-12 

Lisa Meinstein, Communications Assistant What she does for NT: She schedules events, answers phones, helps various ministries including NT Students and Worship, and sends out prayer requests. Her family: She is the youngest of three daughters and has a very close relationship with her older sisters and parents. She enjoys spending time with her three nephews and three nieces. In her spare time: Lisa enjoys watching television, listening to music, cuddling with her cat, spending time with family and eating her father's cooking. Her favorite Bible verse: "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13

Lisa Meinstein, Communications Assistant

What she does for NT: She schedules events, answers phones, helps various ministries including NT Students and Worship, and sends out prayer requests.

Her family: She is the youngest of three daughters and has a very close relationship with her older sisters and parents. She enjoys spending time with her three nephews and three nieces.

In her spare time: Lisa enjoys watching television, listening to music, cuddling with her cat, spending time with family and eating her father's cooking.

Her favorite Bible verse: "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13

Melanie Klotzbach, Administration What she does for NT:  Melanie manages the day to day financial activities of the church and is responsible for the financial reports.  She also does payroll and maintains with the employees' files. Her family:  She married Tod in 1992  and is the proud mother of Jamy and Lexi.  Jamy is a freshman at the University of Maryland and Lexi is in fourth grade. In her spare time:  Melanie enjoys traveling, especially to Louisiana to visit family which is where she and Tod are from.  She also enjoys shopping, playing games with her kids, and watching LSU football. Her favorite Bible verse: " Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  An the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."  Philippians 4:6-7

Melanie Klotzbach, Administration

What she does for NT:  Melanie manages the day to day financial activities of the church and is responsible for the financial reports.  She also does payroll and maintains with the employees' files.

Her family:  She married Tod in 1992  and is the proud mother of Jamy and Lexi.  Jamy is a freshman at the University of Maryland and Lexi is in fourth grade.

In her spare time:  Melanie enjoys traveling, especially to Louisiana to visit family which is where she and Tod are from.  She also enjoys shopping, playing games with her kids, and watching LSU football.

Her favorite Bible verse: " Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  An the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."  Philippians 4:6-7

Della Hardesty, IT / Database Administrator What she does for NT: She is the administrator of all membership and attendance databases, maintains all office computers, and assists with front office ministry. Her family: She married her "prince charming", Jerry, in 1976 and is blessed with two wonderful daughters. In her spare time: She enjoys working on her family website and listening to Christian music. Her favorite Bible verse: "Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us." 1 Peter 2:12

Della Hardesty, IT / Database Administrator

What she does for NT: She is the administrator of all membership and attendance databases, maintains all office computers, and assists with front office ministry.

Her family: She married her "prince charming", Jerry, in 1976 and is blessed with two wonderful daughters.

In her spare time: She enjoys working on her family website and listening to Christian music.

Her favorite Bible verse: "Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us." 1 Peter 2:12

Julie Vansickle, Administration What she does for NT:  She pays bills, logs payment activities, and assists the treasurer by keeping ministry budgets and account activities up to date and accurate. She also functions as a church public relations liason. Her family: She has been married to her husband John since 1983. They raised their three kids on the family farm and now enjoy seven grandkids and a close knit family! In her spare time: Julie enjoys music, showing and riding horses, Starbucks coffee, being outdoors, camping, mission trips, crafts, poetry and the arts, but most of all, she loves being with family and friends. Her favorite Bible verse: "You are my strength, I sing praise to you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely." Psalm 59:17

Julie Vansickle, Administration

What she does for NT:  She pays bills, logs payment activities, and assists the treasurer by keeping ministry budgets and account activities up to date and accurate. She also functions as a church public relations liason.

Her family: She has been married to her husband John since 1983. They raised their three kids on the family farm and now enjoy seven grandkids and a close knit family!

In her spare time: Julie enjoys music, showing and riding horses, Starbucks coffee, being outdoors, camping, mission trips, crafts, poetry and the arts, but most of all, she loves being with family and friends.

Her favorite Bible verse: "You are my strength, I sing praise to you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely." Psalm 59:17