Pastor Tony VanManen is originally from Nampa, Idaho, where his grandparents had a local dairy. He is married to Amy, and they enjoy doing ministry together. They have six children: Kody (married to McKayla), Dawson (married to Faith), and then Autumn, Sophie, Titus, and Hollin living at home.
After attending Bible college in Oklahoma, Pastor Tony and Amy ministered in churches in Washington, Texas, Colorado, and helped in a church plant in Arkansas. They have been serving in the Treasure Valley since 1998, and have been blessed to be at Centennial since 2006.
Amy is the Administrative Assistant here at Centennial. She help leads our volunteer teams, is the 301 Coordinator and coach, Livestream and Audio/Visual Director, and Awana Ministry Leader. She also heads up our Mission Team Trainings and has a heart for mission trips around the world.
Amy is married to our lead pastor, Tony. They have 6 kids, two married, (one in the US Army and one in the Marine Reserves) one daughter who is a teacher here at Centennial Early Childhood, one in 5th Grade, one in Kindergarten, and "the little caboose" in the toddler class.
She loves ministry and Centennial. She loves to be a smiling face to greet you and help you in any way she can!
God led Andrew and Lauren to Centennial from the Raleigh Durham, North Carolina area. As soon as we heard their heart and passion for ministry, we knew they would be a fit here at Centennial!
Pastor Andrew has a long term purpose to be a help and blessing in our local church. His heart's desire is to go along side the Lead Pastor and help the Body of Christ grow spiritually. Andrew has his Bachelors of Arts and Christian Studies from California Baptist University. He also has his Masters of Arts and Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Andrew has experience in leading and developing a Christ honoring worship team, providing an environment conducive for people to commune with our amazing God and let the Holy Spirit move among His people.
Lauren and Andrew met on a Mission Trip. Since being married, they've worked in ministry in Tennessee, North Carolina, and now Idaho. God has blessed their family with two sweet children. Hudson is 4 years old and loves books, musical instruments, and singing praise songs to Jesus. Lucy is 2 years old and is full of life and fun like most toddlers her age! Lauren works for a non-profit education company based in New York. She gets to work from home and loves it!
Pastor Andrew is the Executive Pastor here at Centennial as well as the Worship Pastor. He oversees many ministries here on campus. Pastor Andrew is also the Small Group Host Leader and Discipleship Pastor. Lauren volunteers in many ministries at Centennial and is such a blessing to be around!
Charlie and Davora Pitcher moved to Idaho the summer of 2023. Their heart is to be a blessing to the ministry in any way that they can. They love to serve and stay busy.
Pastor Charlie has worked in many areas of ministry. Here at Centennial he will first be directing our kids ministry and developing systems and leaders to have a vibrant effective Kids Ministry that will reach kids in this generation and prepare them for life! He will also be the Spiritual Life Coordinator for Centennial Baptist School.
Davora Pitcher is a 6th grade teacher here at Centennial Baptist School. She finds her comfort zone is with young Middle School Kids. She loves serving in Kids ministry!
Charlie and Davora have three beautiful girls. Eloise, Juliet, and Charlotte. They are loving and devoted parents to their girls! This family is a great addition to Centennial Baptist Ministries! We are excited to see how God uses them to further His Kingdom!
Bryce and Tresa Glaser joined Centennial's staff team in early 2022. They loved Idaho as soon as they visited and knew this was where God was calling them to reach the youth. Bryce has a heart and passion to disciple teens and young adults one on one and in a group setting. He loves God and His Word and knows it changes lives!
Pastor Bryce has his Bachelors in Youth Ministry from Grand Canyon University. And his Masters of Divinity from Faith International University and Seminary. He leads our youth, and also teaches a few classes at Centennial Baptist School. He would like to branch into the public schools in our area to reach the unchurched teens also.
Tresa is a joy to be around and shines with God's grace and glory. She has a caring heart and it's evident in her job as a Nurser Practitioner and devoted mommy!
Bryce and Tresa have 2 sweet little boys. Kepler is 3 years old and Fisher is 1 year old. They love raising their family in the beautiful Idaho area and are such a blessing to be around!
Pastor Julio and his wife Linette came to Idaho from Southern California. They have a passion and calling for the Spanish Community in Canyon County. They have three beautiful girls, Clarissa, Sasha, and Sabrina.
Spanish Church meets in the second modular on Sundays at 10am & 11am. They also have a Thursday service at 7pm in the church main auditorium.