Eric attended Word of Life Bible Institute in Schroon Lake, NY from 2004-05 and continued on to Moody Bible Institute where he graduated with his BA in Biblical Studies. While working part-time at the church from 2008-2012, Eric completed his Master of Divinity at Corban University School of Ministry in 2012. As of September 1st, 2011, Eric been a full-time pastoral staff member. His desire is to see the body of Christ strengthened as parents train their children in the Lord at the home while being strengthened through the church. He has been married to his lovely wife, Cheryl Malone, for over 5 years and have just celebrated the birth of their first child, Benjamin, in December of 2013. They are both excited to see the Lord working in their lives as well as the church family’s life!
Vince Armfield served for six years as the Youth Pastor and five years as the church’s Assistant Pastor to Bill Fortner. In 2005, he became the Senior Pastor. He is a graduate of Cascade Bible College, Bellevue, WA., with a Bachelor of Biblical Studies degree, the Northwest Baptist Seminary, Tacoma, WA., with a Master of Ministry degree and Corbin University Graduate School of Ministry with a Master of Divinity. Prior to Lakeside, he served for 9 years in the United States Air Force’s Security Forces where he earned an Associates Degree in Industrial Security from the Community College of the Air Force. He has traveled to Israel and led short-term mission works in Seattle, Everett, Utah, New Mexico, England, India and the Dominican Republic.
In addition to his role as Pastor at Lakeside he is also a City of Kirkland Fire Department Chaplain. He is originally from Westbury, Long Island, N.Y. and is married to Janis and has a daughter (Mykaela) and two sons (Chase and Ethan).