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Our leadership

John & Michelle Nuzzo

Pastor John and his wife Michelle founded Victory Family Church in 1993 with a desire to see people experience God in everyday life. Pastor John’s visionary leadership has inspired church growth and catalyzed practical initiatives that minister the love of God to individuals, families, the community, and churches throughout the Northeast. He is committed to the continued growth of a sustainable and life-giving church.

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Matt Gates

As Executive Pastor, Matt Gates is responsible for the day-to-day leadership and decision making of church policies and ministries. This includes strategic support and execution of the vision of the church as the primary representative of the Senior Pastor. Prior to his role as Executive Pastor, Pastor Matt spent 18 years on staff as the Business Administrator.

Steve Moore

As Executive Pastor of the XChange Church Network, Steve Moore is responsible for leading the 300-Church Initiative which is designed to help churches double their community impact. He is also responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of 120 churches in the Northeast and for oversight of the Waymaker School of Ministry. Prior to his role as Executive Pastor of the XChange Church Network, Pastor Steve spent 15 years on staff as the Executive Pastor of Victory Family Church.

John Owens

As New Castle Campus Pastor, John Owens is responsible for the growth and pastoring of our New Castle family. He is married to Kara, who has served on staff at Victory since 2013. Together, they develop and lead outreach teams in New Castle that provide community meals and groceries to those in need. Prior to his role as New Castle Campus Pastor, Pastor John served as Connection Director.