Mitch Van Metre

Pastor, Head of staff

Dr. Mitch Van Metre has served as Aveleigh’s Pastor and Head of Staff for over 15 years. He is married to Beckie, they have one son and one grandson. His favorite entertainment is anything Star Trek, and he rides a Honda VTX 1300. Previously he worked with Rick Warren as a Purpose Driven Life and Purpose Driven Church consultant. His PhD is in pastoral counseling. He feels that his Christian Spiritual Life awakened when he recognized that Christianity is not a religion, but rather a living relationship with the living God. His ministry is to assist others discovering their connection with Christ and encourage their growing relationship with Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior.


Mitch Van Metre