Our Staff

Lafayette Church of the Nazarene Staff

Reverend Jared K. Henry

Senior Pastor

Pastor Jared K Henry has been the Lead Pastor at Lafayette Church of the Nazarene since March of 2010. Pastor Jared was born-again at 8 years of age and sanctified wholly at a camp-meeting when he was 18 years old right after graduating from High School.

After answering a call to full-time pastoral ministry he went to college and worked on a degree in Bible & Theology. He married Sarah in May of 2002 and then graduated from Bible college in December of 2002. Pastor Jared and Sarah have two children (Jacob & Hannah) and serve the Lord together in ministry. Pastor Jared’s responsibilities include leading the church and preaching the Word of God.

Pastor Bill Castillo

Assistant Pastor

Pastor Bill Castillo has been on staff at the Lafayette Church of the Nazarene since September 2015. Pastor Bill was born-again at age 12 during youth camp and wholly sanctified in 1993. After serving in the military, Pastor Bill is following the Lord’s call to full-time ministry and is currently working toward completion of a Masters of Divinity.

Bill and Carol met in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and were married in 1989. They served the Lord in ministry and in the military together for 20 years. They have two boys: Chad, born in Landstuhl, Germany, and Drew, born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Chad is currently attending college and Drew is enjoying home school with his mom.

Pastor Elijah Friedeman

Youth Pastor

Elijah Friedeman has been youth pastor at Lafayette Church of the Nazarene since May 2016. As youth pastor, he works with students in middle school and high school. Elijah grew up in a pastor’s family and decided to follow Jesus at a young age. In his freshman year of college, Elijah experienced the transforming and sanctifying power of God in his life.

Elijah is a Mississippian who has spent most of the last five years in Kentucky. He graduated from Asbury University with degrees in communications and ancient languages and is currently working towards his Master of Divinity at Asbury Theological Seminary.

Pastor Jonathan Jack

Children's Pastor

Pastor Jonathan Jack attended Kentucky Mountain Bible College and is continuing his education for ministry. He serves as our children’s pastor and directs our van ministry. He has served at Lafayette Church of the Nazarene since May of 2016. Pastor Jonathan was born-again at the age of 19 years  and was sanctified wholly 2 years later.

 

Jonathan and Samantha met while attending Kentucky Mountain Bible College and were married in September 2014.