Andy and Melissa Hostetler

Lead Pastors

Andy started Discovery Church in 2003.   His ministry strengths are his practical teaching style and a heart of compassion for people.  He firmly believes that the local church is the hope of the world and the strength of our nation. As a result, he and his wife, Melissa, are committed to building relationships, multiplying disciples of Christ, and creating ownership in the heart of every believer for the responsibility we have to live the Good News of God’s love.

Andy is a graduate of Southwestern Assemblies of God University with a Bachelor’s degree in Pastor Ministry and is ordained with the Assemblies of God. He and Melissa were married in 1989 and have five children. Andy is golf and motorcycle enthusiast. Melissa is currently a stay at home mom.  They reserve one hour every week to watch Hawaii 5-0 together over a bowl of popcorn.


Alison Smith

Children's Pastor/Family Care Pastor

Alison is excited to be able to partner with you in the growth of your family in their walk with Jesus. What greater privilege is there then to disciple our kids and show them the incredible love of God! Alison  and her husband, Larry, helped plant Discovery and are deeply committed to the vision of our church. They have three children; Nathan, Andrew and Jacob. They love to go to the beach, watch Duck Dynasty and cheer each other on during sporting and music events. Alison loves to read, run, coach soccer and listen to Christmas music way before it is time. Just in case you are wondering, she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Social Science from Wayland Baptist University. If you have any questions please give her a call or send her an e-mail, she would love to talk with you.


Chris and Puff Barrera

Executive Pastors

Chris and Veronica “Puff” Barrera are experienced church leaders. Chris attended Southwestern Assemblies of God University where he studied Pastoral and Church Leadership. Together, Chris and Puff have found joy raising their four daughters, lived their purpose serving in ministry, and experienced miracles overcoming the impossible. We are excited to have them on the Discovery team bringing that same joy, purpose, and passion with them. 


Cheri Walters

Worship Leader

Cheri's passion for worship is evident in all aspects of our worship services. She is a graduate of Christ for the Nations Institute in Dallas, Texas. Cheri joined Discovery's staff in December of 2016. She's spent years involved in missions work, visiting dozens of countries. 


Zach Walters

Men’s Ministry Leader

Zach heads up the Men’s ministries at Discovery.


Steve Barnwell

Assistant Worship Leader

Steve loves all things music and technology. Steve joined Discovery's staff in December of 2016. Steve Graduated for Penn State University with a degree in sound engineering. Steve has held several roles in ministry including Worship Pastor and Youth Pastor.