Our Team

Thanks to the team below who facilitate our worship of the true and living God

  • RANDY VINSON -Lead Pastor

    Pastor Randy Vinson grew up in Roseville, Michigan and went to Eastern Michigan University majoring in medical technology & microbiology and minoring in chemistry. At Eastern, he played basketball and tennis. In his senior year in college, Randy's life changed when he received Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at a Billy Graham movie.  

    His medical experience includes working in several hospitals in the Detroit area and Kentucky, as well as serving in a bush hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He has served as a missionary in India, Korea, Kenya, Haiti, and other countries. After working as a medical missionary in Africa, he graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary. He pastored in the United Methodist and Evangelical Covenant denominations as well as in a non-denominational church. After living in Indiana and Kentucky for 21 years, he and his wife, Bernadette returned to Michigan when he came to Bridge Community Church in 2007.

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    James grew up in Deerfield Beach, Florida and became a Christian during his final year of high school. He met his wife, Laura, in college in 2001 and they were married three years later. In July of 2014 they adopted their son, Andrew David. Prior to moving to Michigan, James served as a high school bible teacher, basketball coach, outreach leader, children’s pastor and most recently directed a universities undergraduate admissions department. James has an associate’s degree in Social Sciences, a bachelor’s in Theology and a master’s of divinity in Ministry Leadership and Pastoral Counseling. The Lord has given him a passion to see believers of all cultures and ages experience discipleship and learn how to live out the gospel practically in their lives.

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    Margie, serving as a part-time Business Manager at Bridge, previously worked in education & various offices, followed by fifteen years as a stay-at-home mom. She returned to the work world in 2000 as a part-time church office administrator, and has been at Bridge since May 2008. She enjoys spending life with her husband Dave and their four grown children and spouses. She and Dave have enjoyed encouraging and supporting their childrens' various activities & ministry throughout the years. 

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    Susan has been working part-time in the office of BCC since April 2007, after spending 12 years enjoying life as a stay-at-home mom. Previously, she held various office admininstration jobs in Ontario and Alberta, Canada – including in libraries, a car dealership, and 2 large corporations. Susan and her husband, Steve, have one son. Her other interests include quilting, birding, and reading.

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    Scott serves on staff as the worship leader and has served in leading music/worship for over 25 years. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Education from Asbury University and Master of Music Education from Wayne State and teaches full time as Director of Bands at Larson Middle School in Troy. He and his wife Mary are parents of three adult children. Scott also enjoys playing his trumpet in the OCC Symphony Band, spending time outdoors, biking, running, home improvement projects, and playing his self-restored 1902 piano.


    Margaret had a 30-year career in the Automotive Industry before she joined the staff of BCC. She had the opportunity to be Plant Manager at a number of different facilities in Canada and the US, and to manage and work in a global systems project. She has also participated in and led a number of short term missions trips. Margaret enjoys kayaking, biking, and travel.

  • DON THOMPSON - Custodian

    Don has been on staff since November 2008 as maintenance engineer, more commonly know as our janitor. Don is retired from a local hardware chain after 35-years of service. Don, a widower, has four adult children, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He enjoys camping with family and friends, gardening, and some biking. Don is active in the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life of Clawson, and as a committee member and captain of “Team Donna.”

  • MARY CRECELIUS - Faith Community Nurse (FCN)

    Mary has an associate’s degree in nursing and is a Registered Nurse. Her experience includes: 2 years of Medical/Surgical floor nursing, 12 years of Pediatric Nursing and 10 years of Hospice Nursing.

    She is married to Scott. They have 3 children. Mary was a stay-at-home mom for 9 years between her pediatric and hospice jobs. 

    She currently works part-time at Troy Beaumont Hospital as a hospice nurse and part-time at BCC as a Faith Community Nurse. 

    Mary enjoys promoting a healthy lifestyle through example. Her interests include: cooking, gardening, canning, running, walking, and strength training. 

  • Jessica Bryant - International Worker

    Jessica grew up on the South Shore of Massachusetts anywhere from Taunton to Brockton. She has been a part of the Christian & Missionary Alliance since youth and not long after accepting Christ, by the age of twelve she received a call to International Ministry. She went to Nyack College for Intercultural Studies (another way of saying “missions”) after which she applied with the C&MA as a Missionary Candidate. Jessica came to Bridge Community Church in June 2017 as the Director of Outreach / International Intern in Residence as she seeks to be sent as a missionary with the C&MA in a few years’ time. Alongside a passion for evangelism, peoples and cultures, Jessica fell in love with the creative arts - drawing, painting, sculpting, poetry, spoken word, and writing - and seeks to incorporate them into her life and ministry.