Welcome from our Leadership Team
Stan Handzlik serves as the Lead Pastor at this Assembly of God. With more than 34 years of ministry experience, Stan has served as a Youth Pastor, Associate Pastor, a
nd short-term mission team leader on European, South American and stateside missions trips.
He has served as Senior Pastor at this church for 30 years; he also serves the New York District of the Assemblies of God as a Regional Executive Presbyter. Stan and Dawn Handzlik are very involved in the community and are invested in helping people come to know and grow in relationship with Jesus Christ and the abundant life He promises.
They have one daughter, Meaghan Heighway, who serves as a counselor at Christian Counseling Ministries' satelite office in Springville and Orchard Park, New York. She and her husband Michael live in West Seneca where Mike serves the needs of people through various assignments at PeopleInc.
Hazen Emery serves the church as a pastor primarily ministering to senior adults and teaching Sunday School. He and his wife, Kathy, live in Collins. They have been married 38 years, have two married daughters and several grandchildren. Hazen graduated from North Central University, Minneapolis, is retired from the US Air Force, and is a graduate of the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Kathy is a nurse and has been a volunteer for a ministry to people with disabilities. She enjoys teaching children and being a part of the women's groups.
Danny Davis serves as family pastor for the Assembly of God in Springville. Dan and his wife Michele are bringing leadership to families in a variety of ways... from working with groups during the Christian Education hour on Sunday to ongoing special activities and events.
Dan also directs ORANGE... a wonderful children's program that takes place each week during the 11AM Worship Service.
His background is rich and diverse. He has served people with special needs over the years, and has much experience in the trades including remodeling and construction. This couple brings enthusiasm and compassion to our church ministry.
Juanita Huber serves as a worship leader for Sunday Services. She is an accomplished singer and musician. She brings enthusiasm, solid technique and a love for the Lord to our worship team. Juanita works as a music teacher in the Hamburg School system and has a doctorate degree in education from Liberty University. She and her husband Mike are servants who bring much blessing to our church family.
John Narraway serves the church as a worship leader and guitar player. His rich experience in music presentation brings and excitement and contemporary flavor to our team. John also serves as a leader to small group leaders within our church. With much experience in small groups, John offers insight, motivation and practical helps to our small group leaders. John is retired from the Buffalo School system where he served as a counselor and technology specialist. Along with his wife Carla, the Narraways are intimately involved in this church family and actively participate in missions endeavors.