The Collective

Meet the Staff

EJ Swanson

One of E.J.’s greatest joys is serving The Lord! He is blessed to be leading a team of NextGen Pastors and Directors across twelve campuses at Woodside Bible Church in The Metro Detroit area! Passionate about people E.J. oversees staff, volunteers, strategies, and leadership development for Kids, Students, and Young Adults at Woodside. He loves being in the trenches with a great team! As well as Pastoring at Woodside, E.J. Speaks across the nation to over 150,000 students and adults per year. EJ’s lively personality provides an exceptional ability to communicate to high-energy people in a way that is not only engaging and fun, but challenging as well. His greatest loves are Jesus, his wife Abbey, his little girl Ruth and good coffee!