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Pastor Marty Dennis, Lead Pastor


Marty has served as Lead Pastor in the Church of the Nazarene for the last 31 years.  Marty and his family came to High Street Nazarene in April of 2015. Marty is married to Carrie and they have two sons, Tyler and Jadon.  Carrie is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and currently has a private counseling practice with offices in Springfield, Columbus and Kettering. Marty enjoys spending time with his family and friends, golfing and reading good books. email



Randy Pinkerton, Worship Ministries Director

Randy has been attending and participating in the Worship Ministries here at High Street for over 20 years. Randy is married to Shanna, High Street’s Office Administrator.  They have been married for over 30 years and have two daughters, Heather and Holly, one son (in-law) Alex and one rambunctious grandson. Randy enjoys camping, anything to do with music and spending time with his family. email


Bryan Bailey, Worship Ministries Director

Bryan and his family have been at High Street for about 5 years.  After searching for a church family for several years, they finally feel like they have found their church home. Bryan and his wife, Lisa, have been married for over 28 years.  They have two adult children who are married, as well as a teen. Bryan enjoys leading worship, traveling, reading, making art, and spending time with family. email


Pastor Richie Griffith, Youth Pastor


Richie and his family came to High Street Nazarene in August of 2015. Richie is currently attending Nazarene Bible College and is a Licensed Pastor on the Northwest Ohio Nazarene District. Richie and his wife Kristen have three kids Peyton, Karlee, and Owen. Kristen enjoys running a daycare back in Tipp City. Richie enjoys going to Kings Island with his family, going to concerts, and also hosting concerts. email


Rose Hawkins, Children’s Ministries Director


Rose has been serving in Children’s Ministry for the last sixteen years. Rose, her husband Michael, and their four children Taylor, Jordan, Gavin, and Xavier came to High Street in November of 2015. Michael works in Dayton, OH and is also a drummer for our worship band. Rose also sings with our worship team. Rose enjoys reaching out to the children in our community, homeschooling her four children, singing, spending quality time with her family, and taking beach vacations. email



Shanna Pinkerton, Office Administrator

Shanna and her family have been attending High Street for over 20 years and has been the Office Administrator since September 2002. Shanna is married to Randy and they have two daughters, Heather and Holly, one son (in-law) Alex and one rambunctious grandson. Shanna enjoys spending time with her family, reading, organizing and camping. email