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Matt Schantz, Executive Director

Matt Schantz serves as the Executive Director of NCCE.  He was a campus minister with His House Christian Fellowship at Central Michigan University for nineteen years. While there, Matt was instrumental in planting a church out of the campus ministry in 2003.  Currently, he resides in Caledonia, MI with his wife Beth and their four children where they attend Kentwood Christian Church. In addition to his work in Michigan, he is also involved in training church planters in India. His greatest desire is to see people equipped and released to live out the Great Commission.


Ron Scott, former Executive Director, now serving as Field Representative

Ron Scott has been involved in new church work for over 40 years. Ron started following Christ in his mid 30′s while serving in business, and then made a career change to church planting. Ron helped to plant many churches including the fast-growing Southpoint Community Christian Church in Trenton, MI. Ron has now retired as the Executive Director of NCCE but still serves on as a Field Representative, currently on assignment in Manistee, MI.  Ron and his wife, Mikie, have a great zeal for serving God and ministering to people.


Mary Lenski, Administrative Assistant and Secretary/Treasurer

Mary has the ability to keep many plates spinning. In addition to working on the staff of NCCE, Mary has her own business. She and her husband Barry have seven grown children and 17 grandchildren. Chasing those grandkids around keeps Mary on the go as well. Mary has been involved with NCCE for the past 15 years years. When it comes to the accounting, paperwork, and details Mary is in her element and helps this ministry in numerous ways.