Bridgeport Church Leadership

Ben Woodward - Senior Pastor.


New Zealand born and Australian bred, Ben is a gifted teacher, author, singer, songwriter and pastor. He has a passion for worship, creativity, discipleship and championing marketplace believers in their call to bring Jesus into every arena of life. He believes that the most powerful force on the earth is a person who is whole, in love with Jesus and operating in the will of God for their life and loves to see people find their place in God's story. 

KC is the better looking half of the Woodward's and she passionately loves people and serves Bridgeport in many different roles. Her heart is to see people encouraged and made whole in their identity in God. 

Ben and KC have three children - Eliana, Cohen and Paisley.


Kevin Hardy - Associate Pastor/Elder


Kevin and Lynelle have been in ministry for over 25 years. Kevin has served in a variety of roles including Pastor, Church Administrator and Worship Leader. Kevin currently serves as the chaplain to the Grandview Police and Fire Departments. Kevin and his wife have four children and one grandchild.

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Grace Davis - Kingdom Kids Leader

Grace is a mother to 3 children, wife to Eric and serves Bridgeport Church as our Children's Coordinator and all around hero. She is able to take the chaos that takes place each week when dozens of children show up and make something beautiful out of it.

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Adam Sniegowski - Worship Band Director and A/V coordinator.

Adam is a veteran of the music industry and, as a guitarist, has played with music groups all over the world. He is currently a session guitarist, music producer, life coach and serves as our band director at Bridgeport Church.

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David Forlu - Worship Leader


David is a true David - a singer after the heart of the king. He currently lives in Kansas City and serves at the International House of Prayer as a worship leader while also leading at Bridgeport Church on Sunday mornings.


Joel and Heather Bryant - Life Group Leaders and Volunteer Coordinators

Joel and Heather are an essential part of the core team at Bridgeport Church. Joel and Heather lead one of our life groups and Heather coordinates our volunteers, helps lead our pre-service prayer and pretty much helps out wherever she can.

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Kris Edler - CEO, El Torreon KC

Kris is the CEO of El Torreon KC, a business incubator, events space and mentoring hub that operates in the building that Bridgeport Church calls home each week. Kris has a passion to develop young people in the marketplace and has an extensive background in education and leadership development. For more information about El Torreon KC, check out the website -