Joe Lazurek

Lead Pastor

Pastor Joe & Michelle came to LVC in August of 2018. Pastor Joe has served in Alliance Churches since 2001 in the roles of lead pastor, church planter, and assistant pastor. He has a Bachelor of Ministry from Prairie Bible College, a Masters in Global Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Alliance Theological Seminary. Michelle has a Bachelors in Communication from Southern Connecticut University, and a Masters in Counseling from Liberty University. She is a published author, a literary agent for WordWise Media and speaks at various conferences. You can learn more about Michelle at

Joe and Michelle are passionate about communicating God’s Word, seeing people walk deeply with Jesus and developing leaders. They have 2 children, Caleb and Leah, and a Bernese Mountain Dog named Cocoa.