Steve Samonek
Senior Pastor

Pastor Steve is the lead and founding pastor of Abundant Life Assembly.  Together with his wife Melissa and their four daughters – Rebekah, Mariah, Lilly, and Sophia – they are committed to sharing the love of Jesus with people in the community of Brooklyn and the surrounding areas.

Mary Gruber
Children's Ministry Director

Mary is the director of our children's ministry at Abundant Life.  Along with her husband Tommy, they shine bright with the love of Jesus. Their hearts are invested, and committed in kids to see them be filled with the Lord!


Brian & Debbie Blair

Student Ministry Directors

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Brian and Debbie lead our student ministry called Ignite for 6th through 12th graders.  They are passionate about students, are loads of fun, and sometimes act like bigger kids than the kids!!  They have a desire to see students grow and mature in their faith.