Pastor Jerry Kandel

Jerry began pastoring in 1989 and has been leading the body here at Open Door since it began in 1995. Jerry is originally from Wooster, Ohio, and has a degree in Pastoral Ministry from Hesston College, in Hesston, Kansas. He also has a Bachelors Diploma in Practical Ministry from Wagner Leadership Institute in Colorado Springs, CO. Jerry and his wife Denise are the parents of three adult children.

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Pastor Dan Luce (Associate Pastor)

Dan Luce has been a pastor at Open Door since 2005. Dan oversees our outreach ministry as well as working with the worship ministry here at ODF. Dan is married to Jen Luce and together they have seven children, Micah, Drew, Hannah, Haddie, Corban, Benjamin and Gabe. Dan and Jen are originally from the Lafayette area and both obtained Bachelor degrees while attending Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN.

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