Our Staff 

Josh Mowers

Family Ministries Pastor
Josh grew up in Capetown, South Africa where he served with his missionary parents, learning all about starting churches. Upon returning to the States he attended Clarks Summit University and graduated with a degree in youth ministry. He spent the last couple years serving in Preble, NY.
In 2016, he married Katy. Josiah made them a family of three in September 2017. Josh enjoys time with friends and family, playing games, and hiking.
Josh and Katy joined our team in August of 2016. 
Josh is passionate about mentoring and mobalizing students reach their friends and families for Christ.

Matthew Smith

Lead Pastor
Matthew was born and raised in Cedar Falls, Iowa. He graduated from Word of Life Bible Institute, Clarks Summit University (B.S. in Bible), and Baptist Bible Seminary (M.Div.).
In 1992, he married Cathy, and God blessed them with three sons. Matthew enjoys the outdoors: hiking, hunting, and riding horses.
Matthew became Lead Pastor of Faith in 1999. He also serves the community as police chaplain for both Cortland County Sheriff’s Department and Cortland City Police Department.
Matthew’s passion is to possitivley impact our community for Christ lead Faith in the process of making more and becoming better followers of Jesus Christ.