MEET THE PASTORAL TEAM

JARED PAVLU

Lead Pastor

Jared Pavlu is the Lead Pastor of Point Church. He and his wife, Jennifer, have three children: Brenton, Ramsey, and Emrie. Pastor Jared is a licensed minister of the United Pentecostal Church International.  In 2017, Pastor Jared became Lead Pastor and oversees the ministries of the church.  In addition to preaching and teaching regularly, he is passionate about all things technology and music!

Pastor Jared holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University and an MBA from LSUS.

RICK PAVLU

Bishop

Rick Pavlu is the Bishop of Point Church. He and his wife, Beverly, have three children: Corrie, Jared, and Layna; and seven grandchildren: Hudson, Graham, Brenton, Ramsey, Jack, Emrie, and Grant. Pastor Pavlu was ordained as a minister of the United Pentecostal Church International in 1978. After evangelizing for three years, he became the pastor of Point Church where he was pastor for 40 years.  He retired as Lead Pastor January of 2020.

​Pastor Pavlu holds a B.S. in Botany and an M.S. in Plant Systematics, both from Louisiana Tech University.  He is also the author of two books, Evolution: When Fact Became Fiction and Kids Under Construction.  Both are available on Amazon.

RICK HARDWICK

Executive Pastor

As an Executive Pastor of Point Church, Pastor Rick oversees the Guest Relations and First Steps program. He is passionate about helping people grow and move to the next level in their relationship with God. Pastor Rick is also a licensed counselor and regularly works with people to find freedom from life situations.

JONATHAN WALTON

Group Pastor

As Group Pastor, Pastor Jonathan oversees the Connect Group ministry of Point Church.  Pastor Jonathan is passionate about creating an environment where you are encouraged to grow in your relationship with Jesus and others. Everyone was created for community and created to do life together.

LEROY SPENCE

Care Pastor

As Care Pastor, Pastor Leroy oversees the Care ministry of Point Church.  Pastor Leroy is passionate about praying with people in need. He is gifted at stepping into any situation in faith that God will do a miracle.

DERON LEWIS

Student Pastor

As Student Pastor, Pastor Deron leads the Student Ministries of Point Church.  He is passionate about creating a relevant and life-changing experience for students. Pastor Deron leads the Pulse Worship Experience and Student focused Point Groups.

DUSTIN GIBSON

Family Pastor

As Family Pastor, Pastor Dustin focuses his ministry on the families of Point Church.  Young married couples and couples with young kids face unique obstacles. Pastor Dustin leads Point groups and speaks regularly making a difference in the families at Point Church. 

MEET OUR STAFF

JENNIFER PAVLU

Creative Director / Worship Leader

WENDY HARE

Administrative Assistant

ANTONIO SENEGAL

Communications Director

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