Joe Martinez

Senior Pastor


What do you do at Harvest?

As the Senior Pastor, I shepherd the congregation by preaching during worship services, overseeing the pastoral staff, and serving on the Board of Elders. 

Tell us about your family.

I met Trisha in college and we married after graduation. We live in Franklin with our four children: Hannah, Sarah, Gideon and Isabelle. 

Where is your favorite place to eat in the Milwaukee area?

I love the Smoke Shack in the Third Ward and Erv’s Mug in Oak Creek.

What do you do outside of Harvest?   

I can be found on the golf course on Monday mornings in the summer. Since moving to Wisconsin I have taken up fishing, hunting and camping. I also enjoy slow smoking large cuts of meat on the grill and inventing award-winning creations like “The Joe Burger.”

Where can I find you on a Sunday morning?

I’m usually teaching the Bible from the platform on Sunday mornings. Before and after services I can be found in the lobby or in the Connections Center.

 

Jim Jodrey

Executive Pastor 


WHAT DO YOU DO AT HARVEST?

My role is to oversee the staff, finances and all aspects of our facility. I also give leadership to our Deacon Ministry and Congregational Care.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY.

My wife Brenda and I have been married for 37 years. We are blessed with two sons, two daughters-in-law and four grand-kids.

WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE TO EAT IN THE MILWAUKEE AREA?

The Smoke Shack.

WHAT DO YOU DO OUTSIDE OF HARVEST?

I enjoy golf, watching the Blackhawks and playing cribbage.

WHERE CAN I FIND YOU ON SUNDAY MORNING?

Most often I am in the lobby area meeting and greeting people. At the end of each service I am up front praying with members of the congregation.

 

 

Caleb Widmer

PASTOR of Worship & Missions


WHAT DO YOU DO AT HARVEST?

My role is to lead the worship services and oversee all of the artistic, musical, and technological aspects of our ministry. In addition, I give leadership to our Missions ministry. 

TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY.

I’m married to Sheena, whom I met in the 5th grade, and we have 3 boys – Jackson, Maddox, and Abel. 

WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE TO EAT IN THE MILWAUKEE AREA?

I frequent the Honey Pie Cafe in Bayview. 

WHAT DO YOU DO OUTSIDE OF HARVEST?   

 I play in a band called Wait for Morning and love to fish with my sons.

WHERE CAN I FIND YOU ON A SUNDAY MORNING?

I will be on the platform with the band most Sundays and try to connect with people after each service. 

 

 

 


 

Isaac Miller

PASTOR OF Family Ministries


WHAT DO YOU DO AT HARVEST?

I oversee our ministry to children and equip parents with tools, ideas and shepherding on how they can lead their children spiritually at home.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY.

My wife's name is Alissa. We have three children – Hudson, Lydia and Alyse. 

WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE TO EAT IN THE MILWAUKEE AREA?

The Simple Cafe on Farwell.

WHAT DO YOU DO OUTSIDE OF HARVEST?   

 I enjoy hunting, fishing and being outdoors. I like being home with my wife and playing with our kids in the backyard.

WHERE CAN I FIND YOU ON A SUNDAY MORNING?

I usually walk around the children’s areas, making sure the classes are running smoothly and supporting the teachers.  After service is over, I’m down by the donuts and coffee trying to limit my kids’ sugar intake.

MARY KRAFT

ACCOUNTANT


WHAT DO YOU DO AT HARVEST?

I am the church accountant.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY.

I have been married to Jay for almost twenty years. We actually met at Harvest! We have two children – Santria and Michael.

WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE TO EAT IN THE MILWAUKEE AREA?

I love all the unique dining options Milwaukee has to offer. One of my  favorite places to celebrate a special occasion is Lake Park Bistro.

WHAT DO YOU DO OUTSIDE OF HARVEST?   

 When we have free time, we enjoy being active outdoors, spending time with family and friends or exploring all those great Milwaukee dining options.

WHERE CAN I FIND YOU ON A SUNDAY MORNING?

I can be found sitting in the worship center with my family.

 

 

 
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Lori Amidon

Administrative Coordinator


WHAT DO YOU DO AT HARVEST?

My role is Administrative Coordinator. I provide administrative support and assistance to the pastors and management along with reception volunteers.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY.

My Husband Dave and I have been married going on 20 years. We have one wonderful son Clay.

WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE TO EAT IN THE MILWAUKEE AREA?

Anywhere I don’t have to cook.

WHAT DO YOU DO OUTSIDE OF HARVEST?

I enjoy shopping for great deals, vacationing anywhere and spending time with my family.

WHERE CAN I FIND YOU ON SUNDAY MORNING?

You can find me in the kitchen serving donuts and coffee!

Becky Douglas

Events Coordinator


What do you do at Harvest?

I am the Event Coordinator for the church. I organize and manage the major events for all of the various ministries.

Tell us about your family.

My husband Tom and I have been married for almost 19 years and we have 2 awesome kids, Jacob and Kate.

Where is your favorite place to eat in the Milwaukee area?

I love Einstein Bagels. I am in LOVE with their Turkey sandwich.

What do you do outside of Harvest?

I LOVE to cook! It is really important for my family to be able to share home cooked meals together throughout the week. It helps us stay connected especially with 2 teenagers that keep us really busy.

Where can I find you on Sunday morning?

Some Sundays, you can find me as a vocalist on the Worship Team. Others you can find me sitting with my family enjoying the service along with you, our Harvest family.

 
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Jen Alyousef

Children's Ministry Assistant


WHAT DO YOU DO AT HARVEST? 

I am the Children's Ministry Assistant 

TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY. 

My husband Hani and I have been married for 20 years. We have 3 children-Emily, Gabe and Nathan 

WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE TO EAT IN THE MILWAUKEE AREA? 

Maharaja Indian Cuisine on the East side 

WHAT DO YOU DO OUTSIDE OF HARVEST? 

I enjoy re-purposing furniture, reading, and spending time with my family. 

WHERE CAN I FIND YOU ON SUNDAY MORNING? 

You're able to find me either by the Children's Sunday School check-in area or sitting with my family during service.

 
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Dana Buhl

Assistant for Worship and Missions


WHAT DO YOU DO AT HARVEST?

My role is to assist with administrative needs and support the volunteer teams in both Worship and Missions Ministries. 

TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY.

I have been married to my husband, Mike, for 14 years.  We have 3 daughters- Emma, Grace, and Avery.

WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE PLACE TO EAT IN THE MILWAUKEE AREA?

Our go-to favorite is Wasabi in Brookfield.  They have excellent sushi!  We love trying new restaurants though, so please share your favorites! 

WHAT DO YOU DO OUTSIDE OF HARVEST?   

 I love to read, antique, and travel.  

WHERE CAN I FIND YOU ON A SUNDAY MORNING?

I can be found in the Worship Center with my family or volunteering upstairs with my husband and daughters.

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Josh Foster

Elder

 
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Bob Magruder

Elder

 
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Karl Kunstman

Elder

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Jim Rinner

Elder

 
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Kevin Rose

Elder