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Jay & Denise Heesch

Jay is the Senior Pastor of Bridgepoint and has been serving in ministry since 1994. He is passionate about leading people into relationship with Jesus and growing committed Christ followers to do the same. Prior to church planting in the Dells, Jay was a youth pastor in Tomah, Wisconsin.

Jay and Denise travel internationally to train and disciple Bridgepoint and Bella Goose Coffee staff in Thailand and the Philippines. They have been blessed to share Jesus in over 30 countries. Wisconsin Dells has been home for them since 2005. They have two sons in full time ministry, two beautiful daughter in laws, and 7 grandchildren.

Jordan & Ali Heesch

Jordan and Ali have been married since 2007. They are blessed with three wonderful kiddos, Jadie, Eiley, and Rory. Jordan has been an associate pastor with Bridgepoint since 2013, with a big focus of his time being on overseas coffee projects. Together, Jordan and Ali have focused on mentoring and discipling leaders by using coffee. They started Bella Goose Coffee, along with 2 other couples, with the heart of bringing value to a community and created a space of belonging for each person that comes through the doors.

Some of their favorite things as a family are watching Legomasters, eating BBQ, and traveling together.

Josh & Stephanie Hendricks

Josh and Steph have been married since 2020 and are expecting their first child in January 2024! They both were raised in the mountains many countries apart. Josh is from Highlands, North Carolina and Stephanie grew up in Zarcero, Costa Rica. Josh loves to fish, kayak and is always learning something new. Steph is a woman of truth, dignity and honor who fiercely fights for her family in prayer.

Together they serve on the worship team and love to welcome and support the international students in the Dells area. Josh also serves as an elder of Bridgepoint.

Will & Bridgette Patton

Will and Bridgette met in Chiang Mai, Thailand in 2018. Will was traveling doing ministry with The World Race and Bridgette was part of the Bella Goose TH startup team. They got married in 2019 and now have two little ones Oliver and Penelope. Will serves as a youth leader and loves every minute of it. He is also an elder and runs sound on Sunday mornings. Bridgette serves as the worship coordinator and is part of the creative team.

Together they love the adventure of parenting, making all things sourdough, and are passionate about inviting people into their home to share a meal and beautiful conversation with.

Bill & Deneé Becker

Bill and Denee have been married since 1990 and have three adult children. Bill is a consultant for a software company. Denee, a retired CFO, volunteers for three organizations doing accounting work.

Due to their passion for serving, both are on the board of directors and are active volunteers with Beyond Blessed Pantry. Bill is an elder at Bridgepoint and a frequent teacher on Sundays; Denee is Bridgepoint’s treasurer.

Together they enjoy hiking, playing games, and traveling to spend time with their children.

Travis & Chris Houston

Travis, a carpenter by trade, became a pastor in 2015. He loves leading the youth group at Bridgepoint. Together Travis and Chris also lead the hospitality ministry.

As a family they love traveling, gardening, being outdoors, and spending time with family. Their four wild and wonderful children bring so much joy and laughter to their life.

Mike & Heidi Kaether

Mike and Heidi have been blessed to be part of the Bridgepoint family for nearly nine years. They have ten children and seven grandchildren so far. They live in Westfield, WI with their three children still young enough to live at home.

Mike serves as an elder and also runs the Bridgepoint Domestic Freedom ministry.
Heidi is active on the worship team and also leads the Forum on the third Sunday of each month. One of their favorite things to do as a family is spending a Sabbath afternoon playing board games.

Ladd & Jackie Mace

Ladd and Jackie both grew up in Wisconsin Dells, becoming High School sweethearts and marrying in 1987. They have been part of the Bridgepoint community since 2006. Ladd serves as a teaching elder while Jackie uses her passion for music serving on the worship team ministry. Together, their hearts desire to see others find true freedom and fullness of life found only in a relationship with the one true Savior of man.

The Maces are blessed with five awesome adult children: Kalen, Kinsey, Karissa, Ashton and Jenna. In a new “empty nest” season of life, Ladd and Jackie are looking forward to traveling to visit their children scattered from Oregon to North Carolina and locations in between.

Jay & Denise Heesch

Jay is the Senior Pastor of Bridgepoint and has been serving in ministry since 1994. He is passionate about leading people into relationship with Jesus and growing committed Christ followers to do the same. Prior to church planting in the Dells, Jay was a youth pastor in Tomah, Wisconsin.

Jay and Denise travel internationally to train and disciple Bridgepoint and Bella Goose Coffee staff in Thailand and the Philippines. They have been blessed to share Jesus in over 30 countries. Wisconsin Dells has been home for them since 2005. They have two sons in full time ministry, two beautiful daughter in laws, and 7 grandchildren.

Jordan & Ali Heesch

Jordan and Ali have been married since 2007. They are blessed with three wonderful kiddos, Jadie, Eiley, and Rory. Jordan has been an associate pastor with Bridgepoint since 2013, with a big focus of his time being on overseas coffee projects. Together, Jordan and Ali have focused on mentoring and discipling leaders by using coffee. They started Bella Goose Coffee, along with 2 other couples, with the heart of bringing value to a community and created a space of belonging for each person that comes through the doors.

Some of their favorite things as a family are watching Legomasters, eating BBQ, and traveling together.

Josh & Stephanie Hendricks

Josh and Steph have been married since 2020 and are expecting their first child in January 2024! They both were raised in the mountains many countries apart. Josh is from Highlands, North Carolina and Stephanie grew up in Zarcero, Costa Rica. Josh loves to fish, kayak and is always learning something new. Steph is a woman of truth, dignity and honor who fiercely fights for her family in prayer.

Together they serve on the worship team and love to welcome and support the international students in the Dells area. Josh also serves as an elder of Bridgepoint.

Will & Bridgette Patton

Will and Bridgette met in Chiang Mai, Thailand in 2018. Will was traveling doing ministry with The World Race and Bridgette was part of the Bella Goose TH startup team. They got married in 2019 and now have two little ones Oliver and Penelope. Will serves as a youth leader and loves every minute of it. He is also an elder and runs sound on Sunday mornings. Bridgette serves as the worship coordinator and is part of the creative team.

Together they love the adventure of parenting, making all things sourdough, and are passionate about inviting people into their home to share a meal and beautiful conversation with.

Bill & Deneé Becker

Bill and Denee have been married since 1990 and have three adult children. Bill is a consultant for a software company. Denee, a retired CFO, volunteers for three organizations doing accounting work.

Due to their passion for serving, both are on the board of directors and are active volunteers with Beyond Blessed Pantry. Bill is an elder at Bridgepoint and a frequent teacher on Sundays; Denee is Bridgepoint’s treasurer.

Together they enjoy hiking, playing games, and traveling to spend time with their children.

Travis & Chris Houston

Travis, a carpenter by trade, became a pastor in 2015. He loves leading the youth group at Bridgepoint. Together Travis and Chris also lead the hospitality ministry. 

As a family they love traveling, gardening, being outdoors, and spending time with family. Their four wild and wonderful children bring so much joy and laughter to their life.

Mike & Heidi Kaether

Mike and Heidi have been blessed to be part of the Bridgepoint family for nearly nine years. They have ten children and seven grandchildren so far. They live in Westfield, WI with their three children still young enough to live at home.

Mike serves as an elder and also runs the Bridgepoint Domestic Freedom ministry.
Heidi is active on the worship team and also leads the Forum on the third Sunday of each month. One of their favorite things to do as a family is spending a Sabbath afternoon playing board games.

Ladd & Jackie Mace

Ladd and Jackie both grew up in Wisconsin Dells, becoming High School sweethearts and marrying in 1987. They have been part of the Bridgepoint community since 2006. Ladd serves as a teaching elder while Jackie uses her passion for music serving on the worship team ministry. Together, their hearts desire to see others find true freedom and fullness of life found only in a relationship with the one true Savior of man.

The Maces are blessed with five awesome adult children: Kalen, Kinsey, Karissa, Ashton and Jenna. In a new “empty nest” season of life, Ladd and Jackie are looking forward to traveling to visit their children scattered from Oregon to North Carolina and locations in between.