Meet the Team

Bob Helbeck
Senior Minister
Bob is a graduate of Cincinnati Bible Seminary (Cincinnati Christian University). He and his wife Sarah came to East Palestine in May of 1976 so Bob could serve as youth minister. Both of their children were born here, Carlie in 1980 and Chelsie in 1984. In 1978 Bob was elected senior minister and continues to serve in that position.
Jonathan Davis
Tech Director
Jonathan is a graduate of NewLife School of Information Technology for computer programming and web design. He has been serving for over 10 years as the Tech Director at the church.
Ryan Flowers
Youth / Associate Minister

Ryan was born and raised in New Waterford, Ohio and graduated from a Christian School in 2000. He married Kate Mudger, October 1st, 2004. Moved to San Angelo, Texas for 2 years and attended the Johnson Street Church of Christ until their return to Ohio in 2008. They have 5 children. Emily (2007), Trey (2009), Lillian (2012), Erilyn (2013), and Carter (2015). Kate and Ryan have been youth group sponsors at Lakemount Church of Christ and have been active in volunteer work with the church as often as possible. Lifelong campers and staff and now Deans of camp weeks at Elkhorn Valley Christian Service Camp! Ryan recently graduated from New Castle School of Trades with an Associates Degree and certifications in HVAC and Refrigeration (2022). He's currently enrolled in studies at Summit Theological Seminary.