Staff Pastors

Pastor Jon Hawkins

Pastor Jon was called to ministry in 2011 and began serving at The Summit Church in Rogersville, Missouri where he and Carlee were baptized, ministering to youth and as a Pastoral Intern. He is currently finishing up his Masters of Divinity at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and will graduate in May. His is also a graduate of Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas where he earned a commission in the United States Army. He served 7 years in the Army most recently as a Cavalry Captain. In January 2014, Pastor Jon was called to Arbor Drive to serve as our Pastor for Preaching and Vision. His goal in ministry is to "see others come to a deeper and more committed relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ through seeing and being satisfied in Him as their supreme treasure, and by God's grace, live to His praise and glory, enjoying Him forever". 

Pastor Jon is the founder of Generation:Grace where he blogs. Generation:Grace is an online ministry dedicated to helping equip a generation of believers to live their lives to proclaim His glorious grace to the nations and grow in their enjoyment of Him. 

Pastor Jon is husband to Carlee since 2006 and they are expecting their first child, Finleigh, in November. Carlee was born in Hays, Kansas and earned her Bachelors Degree from Pacific Lutheran University in Washington State. She went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Missouri State University in 2003. Her goal in Physical Therapy is to help others not only heal physically, but spiritually through introducing them to Christ. Jon and Carlee enjoy spending time outside, camping, gardening, and spending time with friends. 

You can follow Pastor Jon on Twitter (@Pastor_Hawk). 

Joe Nissen- Pastor for Worship

Pastor Joe Nissen took over as Minister for Worship and Music in early 2014. Having been at Arbor Drive for many years and having served on the worship team, Pastor Joe has been an influential part of Arbor Drive. He was affirmed by the body to serve as Pastor for Worship in 2015. His passion for God-centered and Christ exalting lyrics that proclaim God's truth has been a blessing and under his leadership, Arbor Drive has experienced vibrant, spirit-filled worship as we corporately proclaim the excellencies of Christ.

Joe is married to Michaela and they have two girls (Ashlyn and Kaeli)

Jonathan Clemens - Pastor for Discipleship and Family Ministry

Pastor Jonathan arrived at Arbor Drive in February of 2016 with his wife, Bekah and two children (Levi and Micah). Jonathan graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters in Biblical Counseling. 


Administrative Staff

Amanda Peterson- Office Administrator

Amanda serves as the office administrator here at Arbor Drive. Her cheerful attitude and servants heart is a great asset to our church family. She is also very active on various committees in our schools and organizations within York. She and her husband Craig are both native to York and together have four daughters - Taylor, Hayley, Morgan and Ellie.


Dan Fazel- Custodian

Dan has served in many capacities, both formally and informally, for many years. He remains a joyful servant and an insightful team member, keeping our building in top-shape and serving as a Trustee Board member.  He is married to Laurie and they have 3 grown children. Together, they will gladly share the many memories they are making with their grandchildren.