Our Leadership Team

Senior Pastor: Jake Heskett

Pastor Jake Heskett teaching during morning worship.

Pastor Jake and his wife Rebekah came to the Nankin Community Church in the summer of 2014. Jake is a graduate of Malone University where he received a degree in Pastoral Ministry. Jake is a dynamic teacher, with a heart for the Church, and a passion for the lost. Contact Pastor Jake





Director of Youth Ministry: Jeremy Roland

Youth Pastor Jeremy Roland and FamilyJeremy started the youth program at NCC in January of 2015. Since then Jeremy has been helping the youth of our church to grow in their faith through weekly teaching, worship, as well as lots of incredibly fun opportunities. Jeremy is married to Carrie Roland, and they have one son, David. Contact Jeremy

Secretary: Carrie Roland

Carrie joined us in September, 2012 as our woman-of-all-trades. She earned her degree in Instrumental Music Education from Ashland University, and works at Wal-Mart Pharmacy in Ashland as a certified pharmacy technician. She is married to Jeremy Roland, who is also employed by Wal-Mart in Ashland. Jeremy and Carrie have one son, David. Contact Carrie

Choir Director: Diane Steiner

Our Choir Director, Diane Steiner.Diane has been a member of the Nankin congregation for more than 30 years. She was a first grade teacher in her former life, and now she loves teaching Sunday School and directing the Nankin Choir. If you press her, you might find that she’ll sing a solo, or at least a duet! Diane also chairs our Nurture Committee.

Pianist and Orchestra Director: Nancy Young

Nancy leads us in praise music and directs our Orchestra.  She received her musical training at Bowling Green State University, earned her master’s degree in education at Ashland University, and taught elementary music in the Loudonville School.  As of July 2013, Nancy is now also the church pianist and keyboard player.

Custodians: Harry and Karen Meyers

Our building and grounds are kept in pristine condition thanks to our neighbors and friends, Harry and Karen.