Pastor Kevin


Mary Whitacre

God brought Pastor Kevin and Mary Whitacre to LifePoint in 2003 in order to bring vision and direction to a church that is now thriving and growing under their leadership. As a courageous leader and a dynamic speaker, Pastor Kevin has a heart for the Pioneer Valley, and to invest in and build up other leaders. Mary oversees the LifePoint women's ministry and is an influential voice for women throughout New England. Their family lives in Granby and they enjoy traveling, the outdoors, and being with their kids. 

Leadership & Staff

  • Bryan Olden

    Spiritual Life Pastor

    Pastor Bryan has been on staff at LifePoint since 1970. He oversees all aspects of discipleship, assimilation, and plays a big role in the various community events LifePoint is a part of. Bryan and his wife Yvonne live in Chicopee and have two adult sons who are also in church ministry. Bryan loves Boston sports, spending time with his family, and American History.

  • Matt Whitacre

    Worship & Creative Arts director

    Matt has been working at LifePoint since 2014. He oversees LP|Worship, LP|Creative, and he also plays a key role in the different events LifePoint does within the community. Matt and his wife Lindsey live in downtown Chicopee and have a passion to see their generation become all in followers of Christ. Matt loves the outdoors, playing hockey, and any chance he gets to ride his dirt bike. 

  • Kyle Hines

    Student Ministries director

    Kyle joined the LifePoint Staff in 2016 and is the United Student Ministries director. With a passion to see teenagers come to and mature in Christ, he certainly has a heart for the next generation. Kyle is key in assisting in the community events LifePoint hosts. He currently lives in Chicopee and loves hiking, basketball, and the art of poetry. 

  • denise provost

    finance & HR administrator

    Denise has been working at LifePoint since 1990 and keeps track of the financial operations of the Church. She is also involved with our nursery, Wednesday night kids ministry A.W.A.N.A. and helps out with LifePoint events. Denise and her husband Dennis live in Chicopee and enjoy traveling with their kids and grandkids and are also avid fans of COMP football. 

  • bethany RIOS

    office administrator

    Bethany has been working at LifePoint since 2016. She takes care of the day to day office needs as well as scheduling appointments and managing various projects. Bethany volunteers in LifePoint's Nursery ministry and is the Communications Team Leader for the 316 Missions Ministry. She currently lives in Holyoke with her husband, Jonathan, and loves hiking and taking day trips to explore new places around New England.


    Hospitality and family ministries director

    After serving 22 years as a U.S Marine, Jason joined our staff in 2018 and oversees our hospitality and family ministries. Jason and his wife Anna live in Belchertown with their two kids Tabitha and Brycen. Jason enjoys off-roading in his Jeep, spending time with his family, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.