Senior Pastor

Kevin and Dana Willis

Pastor D. Kevin Wills born September 29, 1967, in Effingham, IL and married to Sister Dana M. Willis (Destouet) born May 10, 1967, in Tuscon, AZ. They came to Traverse City, MI in 1997 with the U. S. Coast Guard, where they were elected Senior Pastor of Pentecostals of Traverse City on September 20th, 1998.  They are the proud parents of four children Austin, Joshua, Chancellor and Seth and they have four grandchildren.  

Assistant Pastors

Brent and Cindy Evans

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I am blessed and humbled to be the assistant Pastor at the Pentecostals of Traverse City and a licensed minister with the UPCI. I received an associate degree in Theology and teach for Purpose Institute. Being with new converts in bible study, church administration, and in teaching and preaching the word of GOD! "It is a light unto my path." Personally, I am grateful to serve GOD for our powerful and anointed senior pastor, Kevin D. Willis. He has taught me how to love Jesus and give GOD glory in tough times.

My beautiful and creative wife Cindy is a wonderful wife, mother, and faithful Christian. She covers our family in prayer consistently. I am a better man with her beside me. We have two beautiful children: Asher and Eliana. They blessings to the both of us. They are full of energy and life! Loving GOD as they grow daily in GOD.

Professionally, I am a sales representative for Tom Siler Sales. My wife Cindy is CEO of GTI which is a wonderful organization that helps the developmentally disabled find meaning and work in our community, Traverse City, MI.

GOD bless you. We are humbled by His presence, abounding in good works, and teaching His truth. Let us bless the LORD at all times and adorn ourselves in the power of the Holy Ghost!! Brent, Cindy, Asher, and Eliana greet you with the blessings of GOD.

Youth Pastors

Frank and Katie Gilbert

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Frank is a licensed minister with the United Pentecostal Church International. He graduated from Purpose Institute with an associate degree in Theology in the spring of 2018. He became the Youth Pastor at the Pentecostals of Traverse City in February 2019 and married Katie in August of 2019. They have one child together.

Frank and Katie serve as Youth Pastors at The POTC as well as Section Eight Youth Directors of the Michigan District United Pentecostal Church International. They are devoted to training young people to become who God has called them to be and firmly believe that God still holds the best plan for our lives. It is their vision to see the next generation take the church beyond where it's ever been.

The youth group at The Pentecostals of Traverse City has a lot of fun with various monthly events, but also knows the importance of spiritual growth. If you would like to learn more about how God can impact the life of your teenager, or just want to find out what the youth group here is all about, feel free to reach out to us!

Associate Pastors

Chad and Mindy Williams

Chad Williams started attending the Pentecostals of Traverse City in 1998, and shortly after began his ministry. He married his beautiful wife Mindy in September of 2000. Chad loves to teach and preach the Word, and Mindy is involved in the Sunday school department. Together they love to be involved and work for the kingdom of God in any area that is needed. 

They are the proud parents of Abigail and Caden. 

Associate Pastors

Lou and Esther Destouet

Lou and Esther Destouet have been married since 1997.  They moved to Traverse City in 2007 from Portland Indiana. Brother Lou is currently the head of the missions department as well as instructs leadership courses to those interested in ministy. Sister Esther teaches sunday school to kids in the 4-7 age group. They have a duaghter and 4 grandchildren in Indiana, a daughter - Jasmine. Son- Christian and daughter-in-law, Olivia. They also have an Australian Sheherd named Shea. 

Worship Leader

William Livingston

Brother William Livingston has been a member of the Pentecostals of Traverse City since 1993 and has served as the worship leader since 2012. His wife Sarah has been a valuable member of the communications department and they were married in holy matrimony on April 25th of 2020. Together they have three beautiful children: Elijah, Damon, and Lilah. 

Outreach Director

Paul and Jill Callison

Bro. Paul and Sis. Jill moved to Traverse City to attend the Pentecostals of Traverse City from Gaylord Life Tabernacle in 2012 where they were youth leaders for 5yrs. They have two children, Faith and Maya. 

Bro. Paul and Sis Jill are currently over outreach.

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