Mark Cowell

Lead Pastor

Mark did his undergraduate studies at Cedarville University and completed his Master’s degree at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He has finished all course work for a Doctor of Ministries degree at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He pastored for ten years in North Royalton, Ohio and for the past twenty-four years as Lead Pastor here at Midway. Mark’s heart is to see people take the Word of God and flesh it out in their daily lives at home, work, school and in the community as together we pursue Jesus Christ.  


Ron Hayes

Student Ministry and Family Counseling Pastor

Ron currently serves as the Pastor of Student Ministries and Family Counseling here at Midway.  Be it within his own family, teaching the students of our church, or opening up the truths of God’s word in one-on-one meetings, he is passionate about seeing people deepen their understanding of who God is.  Ron completed his undergraduate degree at Summit University (formerly known as Baptist Bible College) in Pastoral Ministries and Theology.  He has also completed a 2 year apprenticeship with Twelve Stones Ministries for a certificate in Biblical Counseling, and began his Masters of Counseling at Summit University and transferred to Cedarville University where he is finishing his Masters of Ministry.  As a student of the Bible, he loves helping others, young and old, grow closer to Jesus.

Becky Tenter

Becky Tenter

Children's Ministry Director


Becky has served in all areas of children's ministry for many years. She took on the role of Children's Ministry Director in June of 2018. She has 12 years of public elementary teaching experience. She loves the Lord deeply and has a desire to help children further their relationship with Him. She feels that God has blessed her with many years of teacher training so that she has tools to reach children's hearts and help them grow to love and serve the Lord!



Debbie Tenter

Office Manager

Debbie has used her cheerful voice for Midway’s office since 1996. She loves to welcome people to the office and say hello on the phone. She desires everyone to know the love of Jesus and to feel welcomed at Midway!

Isabelle Barchett

Isabelle Barchett

Administrative Assistant

Isabelle has been part of the Midway staff since 2016 but has been coming to Midway her whole life. As a result, she has seen firsthand how every ministry here has grown into better equipping people to be more devoted followers of Christ. Along with serving on staff in the office, she is also a JBF teacher, youth leader and co-leader for the young adults group at Midway. 

Mike Bailey

Mike Bailey

Church Custodian

Mike has been serving as the custodian of Midway since 2014. His love of people and a servants heart makes him a wonderful addition to our staff.