The Church at Argyle Staff & Leaders

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    Kaleigh Kennedy
    Children's Ministry Director

    Kaleigh Kennedy is our Children's Ministry Director. Her ministry leadership includes Amazing Place (preschool kids), UpStreet (Kindergarten through fifth grade) and coordination of childcare for other activities. Kaleigh grew up at Argyle, coming here with her family in 2002, and is married to Justin (also on staff). She and Justin are the brand new parents of Lucas.. A 2015 Summa Cum Laude Masters Degree graduate of Jacksonville University studying elementary education, children's ministry satisfies both her passion for Christ and for children.

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    Justin Kennedy
    Middle School Pastor

    Justin Kennedy is our newest pastor, selected to lead Middle School Ministry in March, 2013, and ordained to the Gospel ministry in November, 2013. Justin found his way to Argyle in 2011 when he became engaged to Kaleigh Thompson. They married in July, 2013 and are now partners in ministry, and the proud parents of Lucas.. He leads in Alive, our ministry to youth in grades 6–12, plays bass and sings with our Worship Team, produces and edits video, and whatever else it takes. Justin is graduate of Liberty University. His goal is to use his passion for music and for God in his career.

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    David Bass
    High School & Young Adult Pastor

    A member at Argyle since 2000, David and his wife Kim are active in many areas of our fellowship. Ordained to the Gospel ministry late in 2008, David joined the staff in January, 2009. He leads in Alive, our ministry to teens in grades 6-12, and Momentum, our ministry to young single adults. David and Kim are multi-talented, playing in our Praise Band and involved in the whole ministry at Argyle. David brings to the staff a touch of fashionable craziness which is the traditional role of Youth Pastors. David's particular passion is to bring the love of Christ to as many people as possible. David and Kim are the proud parents of Hannah and Sarah.

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    Hal Hunter
    Adult Ministry Pastor & Administrator

    Hal and his wife Betty have been members of the Argyle family since 1994, serving in a number of areas. Hal joined the staff in 2003 and was ordained to the Gospel ministry in 2005. Hal's responsibilities include adult ministry, LifeGroups, guest services, education, and assimilation. He is accountable for business affairs, budget and finances, office administration, and facilities. Hal is the church's Webmaster and assists with technical services. Hal's passion is to work with people whose lives are being changed. "I get to talk to people who are making spiritual decisions and I get to witness what happens when The Holy Spirit is working in their lives. This is exciting stuff!"

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    Rick Painter
    Senior Pastor

    Rick's wife, Donna, has been his life and ministry partner nearly 40 years. They have served at Argyle since 1994. After serving Argyle for 15 years in various pastoral roles, Rick was chosen in 2010 to be our primary communicator, vision-caster and leader. He continues to lead our Worship Arts Ministry. His passion is to be a man after God's own heart, believing that the heart is what really matters (Proverbs 4:23, CSB). Rick is also an accomplished singer, musician, songwriter and audio engineer who has been in ministry his whole adult life. He and Donna are the parents of three wonderful adult children; twin girls Melissa and Michelle and son, Rich, and proud grandparents of Melissa's daughters, Magnolia & Georgia, and Rich's son, Liam. Rick's outlets are racquetball, cooking and motorcycle riding.