Pomona Staff & Leadership

The staff and leadership here at Pomona is comprised of people who love, care and are dedicated to every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them.

  • Marcus Allen

    Lead Pastor

    Marcus Allen & his wife Angie, came to PCC in 1995 to serve as the youth minister. After serving in that role for nearly 9 years, he became the senior minister in 2003.

     

    He and Angie met while attending Lincoln Christian University and were married in 1993. They have one son, Sean who is 14.

     

    The thing he loves most about PCC is the big heart for God’s mission and those who come for the first time. He says, “The church has a wonderful desire to carry out the mission God has for His church and pulls together to get it done!”

     

    He enjoys hunting, fishing, the river, kayaking, sports, music and especially the Denver Broncos!



  • Jeremiah Woodring

    Associate Pastor - Youth

    Jeremiah Woodring has been the youth minister here at Pomona for over ten years. Jeremiah and his wife Lizzy were married in 2010 and have two children, Norah and Finn. Jeremiah loves working at Pomona for many reasons, he truly values the relationships that he has been able to build. Jeremiah loves sports, participating in CrossFit, watching football. Jeremiah also loves to explore the outdoors and diving into a good book.

  • Nick Rowland

    Associate Pastor - Children

    Nick Rowland, youngest of 5 siblings, grew up in a small town in Southeast Nebraska. With family roots in Howell County, he relocated to West Plains in 1999. Nick has been married to his high school sweetheart, Whitney, since 2005. They have two feisty daughters, Addison and Elise. he spends his free time trying to convince his girls to love fishing, hunting, and fixing things his wife has broken. Nick can't sit still and, according to his first grade report card, "needs to work on his constant commenting." Nick has a heart for children of all ages and love to share God's love with them. Nick began as PCC Worship Minister in 2013 and transitioned to his current role of Children's Minister in 2016. Nick has been an active member of PCC since 2005, serving in various ministries. 



  • Troy Vetter

    Associate Pastor - Worship

    Troy Vetter grew up on the east end of Long Island, New York with his parents and four younger sisters. After bouncing around to a couple of different states, Troy moved to Missouri in the summer of 2013 to work with troubled youth. Since moving to Missouri, Troy and his dog Bo have enjoyed living an adventurous life. Troy's love for music truly began as a teenager, and he has lead and studied worship at many churches over the years. He began serving at Pomona as part of the worship ministry in 2014, and after God moved in a mighty way, became PCC's Worship Minister in the early part of 2016. When not at Pomona; you can find him outdoors, enjoying the Ozarks, listening to his favorite band Needtobreathe, or writing. Troy and his wife, Katie, are truly glad to be apart of the team at Pomona.



  • Liz bolander
    Administrative assistant

    Liz Bolander has served as the church secretary since June 2014 and Treasurer beginning in 2015. She and her husband Mark married in December 1992 and immediately moved to Alaska for 9 years. They returned to Missouri in 2001 to raise their growing family closer to home.  The have 5 children; Drew, Peyton, Mason, Lily and Simon, one daughter in law, Emily and a brand new grandson Henry. In her free time Liz enjoys enjoys working with the school booster club, sitting in the stands cheering on her kids, and Netflix marathons.