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The Awaken Team


Young Adult Pastor and Awaken Director, AJ Wilk

AJ is well known for his passion for cultivating deep relationship with God and with people. Now a pastor and co-author of The Foundation, he was first called to ministry in high school where he started a ministry centered on reaching his school for Jesus. Having earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University, AJ now lives in Indianapolis, IN with his wife Michaela. In his free time, he enjoys watching movies, playing sports, or having intentional conversations with those in his life.


Worship Pastor, Josh Lavender

Josh is the worship leader of Trinity Church in Indianapolis, IN, and is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Worship Studies. Raised in the church as the son of a theologian and a worship leader, planning intentional worship services and writing music for the Church are some of Josh’s greatest passions, with good coffee and a warm fire being not too far behind.

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