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Mark Pierce

Founding Pastor

Mark began his career as a financial planner in Mansfield in 1979. After 25 years in business and 14 years as owner of Pierce Financial Planning, Mark became a pastor at Crossroads Community Church in 2004. Mark and a small core group started Church Requel in his living room in 2009. Mark and his wife, Mary Kay, are the proud parents of 4 adult children and grandparents of 7 grandchildren (+ one on the way!)

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Brandi Walker

Creative Worship Director

Brandi loves music, but also loves to teach! She has a B.S. in Education and a M.B.A. in Accounting. She has 11 years experience in teaching mathematics, most recently at Columbus State University. Brandi has played the piano since 2nd grade and has been singing since she can remember (and maybe before!) She has sung in the Y Cherub Choir, Junior High and High School choir, as well as Choral Art Society in college. She is also a huge Cleveland sports fan! Brandi and her husband Eddie also make a home for 4 children - Kailey, Paityn, Leia and Tre. Brandi is responsible for all aspects of worship at Church Requel and leads all of our music and tech teams.

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Tamira Barnes

Children's Ministry Director

Tamira loves children! After attending Anderson University, Tamira and her husband, Jeff, have served in pastoral ministry for 22 years in Florida, Indiana and Ohio. Tamira served in both the children's ministry and music ministry at each church. When she returned to Mansfield several years ago, she also served as the Children's Director at another local church. Tamira is a licensed Kindermusik instructor and has taught piano and music for the last 9 years at Mansfield Christian School. Tamira and Jeff are now empty nesters with two college-age children, Brianna and Blake.

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