Staff

Say hello to the leadership team at Northgate Church

Meet our team!

Say hey to the team at Northgate Church. Got questions? Contact us by clicking here.


Jim Eschenbrenner - Pastor

Jim loves serving the Household of Faith at Northgate and claims it’s the best church anywhere! He enjoys coaching High School speech and theater and mentoring people in ministry.

"The best is yet to come!" - Pastor Derek

Liz Sohl - Next Gen Minister

Liz loves working with kids of all ages and making sure they know how much they matter! As the Next Gen Minister she overseas age 0-12th grade, but you’ll find her ministering to adults too. Liz's love language is coffee and chocolate.

"If God can make a firefly's butt light up like a star, then anything is possible. Anything.” -Charles Martin

Levi Morrisey - Worship Director

Levi has been honored to lead worship at Northgate since 2013. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Laci, and they have 3 amazing children together. Levi is passionate about Ottumwa, and seeing God move in this community.


"We don't rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.” -Archilochus

Chad Arnold - Tech

Chad is the man with a plan. He is the master behind the sights and sounds of a Sunday morning. He has a heart of gold and loves serving others.