Andrew Belcher | PASTOR
Andrew was born and raised in Houston, Texas. In 2010, Andrew's call to ministry began at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies & Family Ministry and met his bride, Kayla. Additionally, Andrew holds a Master of Theological Studies in the History of Christianity from Calvin Theological Seminary, and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry in Homiletics from Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary.
Beginning in 2008, he spent a considerable amount of time in Latin America, specifically in Nicaragua and Honduras, planting churches, establishing an orphanage, and working on coffee farms. He has spent nearly 12 years in ministry, both in churches and Christian non-profit organizations.
His passion in ministry is to encourage the Church toward a full understanding of the whole Bible, and through that, see the Lord bring new life to individuals, marriages, families, and children.
Kayla currently serves as the Worship Director at Olivet, and has a passion for women, families, and home design. Their family lives in Appleton where they enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and creating.
Steve Hottmann | Elder
Steve has been involved in church ministry since 1980. He has taught all age groups and served as a camp counselor at Crescent Lake Bible Camp in Rhinelander where he met his wife Jenni. Following the camp experience, Steve attended Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois from 1985 to 1987 working toward a Master of Divinity degree in Christian Education. Steve and Jenni were married in 1987 made the decision to remain in lay ministry.
Steve graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1983 where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and has since earned a Master of Business Administration. Steve has desire to serve in whatever capacity God leads.
Steve’s main roles as an elder at Olivet includes adult discipleship & teaching in Olivet Kids!
Steve & Jenni enjoy spending time with their children and four grandchildren. Steve currently works full-time for J. J. Keller & Associates and continues part-time teaching evening and online courses for Lakeland University.