Lake Orion

Pastors & Staff

Jim Dahlke

Jim started attending Woodside during his college years and eventually came on staff in 2008. While at Woodside, Jim has had the privilege of working in many different areas of the church such as – student ministry, worship, college ministry and now as a Campus Pastor at one of our campuses. He loves serving alongside and doing life with his wife Sarah and three beautiful girls – Addison, Emma and Paisley. When not working at Woodside, Jim spends his time with his family, doing anything in the outdoors and working on a Master of Divinity at Southern Theological Seminary in Louisville. He would love to connect on social media or sometime over a cup of coffee.

Alex Armstrong
  • Position Executive Pastor of Campus Ministries

Alex and his wife Lauren came to Woodside Lake Orion in September of 2018 from San Antonio, Texas. They have two children who are enjoying the new seasons that Michigan has to offer. Alex and Lauren graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas and have been in ministry settings for the last 10+ years. Alex’s main focus here at Woodside Lake Orion is to care for and lead the staff as they minister to you! Alex enjoys remodeling projects, the outdoors, coffee and eating out at local restaurants!

Jon Dahlke

Jon and His wife Kristen were married in 2010 and moved to Lake Orion Michigan where they started attending Woodside. They have one daughter named Ella and another one on the way. He has been the Student Ministries Director at the Lake Orion Campus since October 2011 and him and Kristen love being a part of the ministry there. Jon loves being in the outdoors in his spare time and two of his favorite things to do are camping and hunting with his family.

Matt Zellers

  • Position Student Ministries Director

Matt Zellers was a part of Woodside Student Ministries as a student from 2007-2010 until he graduated. Matt has had a passion for student ministry since then, and pursued interning with several Student Pastors over the course of five years at Woodside. Matt married his wife Ericka in 2016, and became the Student Ministry Director at Woodside Lake Orion the same year. In Matt’s spare time he loves to spend time outdoors and enjoys the beauty of Gods design.

Christy Jones

  • Position Kids Ministry Director

Christy has been involved in Kids Ministry her whole life! She began serving in the nursery at age 10 and has served in Kids Ministry ever since. She is passionate about sharing the gospel with kids and helping them grow in their relationship with Christ. Christy is married to her best friend, Bill and together they have two elementary age children who keep them very busy! Christy enjoys time with her family, reading and horseback riding. She is extremely blessed that God has called her to spend time with her favorite people…KIDS!

Josh Miller

  • Position Kids Ministry Director

Josh graduated from Liberty with a BS in Religion. Josh and his wife Lisa have been married 11 years, and have attended Woodside for 8 years.  Josh and Lisa have a son, Layton.. In his free time, Josh enjoys playing video games and golf. He describes himself as an introvert who likes crowds!