Common place Staff & Leadership

The staff and leadership here at The Common Place is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church to speak with them.

  • Josh Grimes


    Pastor Josh Grimes has been a C&MA pastor for 9 years. He has a wise and beautiful wife (Sarah), three cute kids (Ava, Isaac & Piper). In addition to pastoring The Common Place, Pastor Josh roasts coffee for Avenue 209 Coffee House and also operates a small photography business

    Stop by the coffee shop and let him make you a latte and chat for a bit!

  • Sam Waldron

    College Pastor

    Sam Waldron is from Springfield, OH and is a CCO (Coalition for Christian Outreach) Campus Minister at Lock Haven University. He loves books, coffee, music, and coffee shops in which he enjoys all the above quite frequently. He is married to his best friend and partner-in-crime, Kayla. His passion is to see college students grow in their faith and to equip them to impact the world for Christ.

  • Dave Lombard

    Avenue 209 COffee House Manager

    Dave brings many years of retail management experience to Avenue 209 Coffee House. He also leads our coffee shop support team which is made up of individuals from the church who are passionate about the mission and support of the coffee shop. Dave and his wife Bobbie migrated here from Oklahoma a few years ago. Dave is also an Elder at the Common Place Church and has 3 kids and 2 grandchildren.