Our Staff

Jeff Tauring, Pastor

Jeff Tauring has owned and operated an auto body shop for fifteen years. He graduated from Heritage Baptist Institute in 2003 and has been preaching for the past decade. His favorite authors are Charles Spurgeon, John Phillips, Octavious Winslow, and other Puritans. If he ever gets free time, he enjoys a game of golf. Jeff currently resides in Hudson with his wife, Jennifer, and their two children, Kelley and Kaitlyn.

George Popovich, Deacon

George has worked in sales in the automotive industry for 25 years. He runs the Sunday School Department and teaches in the rotation on Sunday nights. George currently resides in Stow with his wife Kelly and three children Benjamin, Jakson and Gracelynn. George currently holds a Bachelors in Religious Theology from Heritage Baptist Institute.

Doug Fuhry, Deacon

Doug Fuhry received his B.S. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University in 1986 and M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1988. He finds pleasure in studying and teaching the Bible to gain a deeper understanding of God’s Word. He also enjoys playing the saxophone and guitar, and reading a variety of authors. Doug resides in Sagamore Hills with his wife Debbie. Together they have raised two children, Tim and Myrale.

Kelly Popovich, Treasurer

Kelly Popovich received her undergrad in finance from Kent State University in 2002, then in 2004 she received her MBA in International Business from the University of Akron. Kelly worked in management for five plus years at Goodyear and Joann Stores, then the Lord put it on her heart to stay home and school her three children (Benjamin, Jakson and Gracelynn.) Kelly serves as treasurer and also teaches the K.O.T.C. Sunday School class rotation.

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