Pastors & Staff

Chad Lynn

Lead Pastor

Pastor Chad and Patty moved to New England in 2004 to lead Masters Commission. For many years they were on the front lines of discipling young adults from New England and beyond. In the Spring of 2012 Pastor Chad became the lead pastor of Connect and together they have been experiencing God's blessings on His church. Pastor Chad and Patty are passionate about the Word of God and people. During the week they can be found leading Connect groups, teaching Bible classes, and spending time with people.

Aaron Grass

Assistant Pastor

Pastor Aaron and Barb Grass met each other while attending Connect years ago. Together they have many years of ministry experience and are excited to be a part of our Connect  family. Pastor Aaron and Barb are passionate about building relationships with people. Pastor Aaron oversees the discipleship ministries of Connect and our facility. Barb is instrumental in co-leading the Connect worship arts department.

Chelsea Gannon

Chelsea has been apart of Connect for many years and is Pastor Chad's oldest daughter. She is an assistant and office administrator at Connect. Chelsea is passionate about seeing women continue in relationship with Jesus and overcome the obstacles they have faced in life. She started Rise,  a  non profit to empower women to make a difference in the lives of others. Chelsea is married to her husband Tanner since 2012 and they have two beautiful children Everly and Ezra. 

                                                                                                                                          Elisa Hightower

children's director

Elisa loves children and is passionate about seeing children raised up in the ways of the Lord.  She not only wants to train children up but she also wants to equip parents to see their kids reach their potential in their relationship with God.  We are excited about the future of our children's ministry under the guidance of Elisa.  It's going to be incredible!