Our Team

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


    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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    Pastor Elden grew up in the Detroit Metropolitan area and went to Wayne State University for his Bachelor & Masters in Electrical Engineering.  Later he got his Master in Business Administration from Lawrence Tech University.  He currently works as a Project / Team Lead in his field.  He was in martial arts for 9 years and continues to enjoy weightlifting.  He had a great encounter with the Lord Jesus about 18 years ago when the Lord called him to serve and his ministry began then.  Pastor Elden graduated with his Masters and PhD in Theology and became ordained in the Christian & Missionary Alliance in 2016.  He later met his wife at a picnic and now they serve together with their 3 children at Bridge Community Church.  His passion is for the Lord and for people to know Him personally and deeply.   Contact Elden


    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.


    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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    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 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.”


    Sarah was born and raised in Bridge Community Church. She attended Saginaw Valley State University and graduated with her BSN and has recently completed her Master’s degree in Public Health. She has always had a love for children and has been working as a pediatric nurse at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit since her graduation from SVSU. She enjoys helping the children at BCC learn to know and love Jesus, as she had the experience of coming to know Jesus at a very young age and has seen the Lord open opportunities for ministry. In college she started the non-profit program, Project Sunset, which provides funds and education to help eradicate malaria in Gabon and Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa, in conjunction with her work for E4 Project, Inc. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys being outdoors, playing piano & synth with the worship team, and hanging out with friends and family.