Joel Murr

Pastor Joel Murr began serving as our Senior Pastor in October of 2014. He previously served as Interim Pastor since November of 2013 and was our Student Pastor for the previous 14 years. Joel has a heart for the church and is passionate to reach the next generation while seeing the church grow in the Lord. He loves our youth and missions. He has headed up trips for both students and adults to do ministry all over the world — ranging from Brazil to Guatalama to California to New York. Joel has led teams to all corners of the earth with the conscious goal to spread the power of the gospel to as many people as possible. A former collegiate all-American basketball player, Joel is the founder of Coach Murr’s Basketball Academy and uses sports to share the gospel with young people through the conduit of athletics. He resides in Sanford with his beautiful wife Libbie and three children, Jeremy, Anna, and Jonah.