Christian Summers, planted Lakewood Vineyard in September of 2015. Before planting this local congregation as an extension of Mile High Vineyard family of neighborhood churches, he served on staff at MHV as Connect Pastor and Sunday Service Coordinator during a season that saw the church grow from 400 to 1000 over a couple years. Before that he served as a Missionary Associate, with his wife Bridget and kids, in the Philippines, under Assemblies Of God missionaries, Mark and Fredda Alston. Prior to this he served as Youth and Associate Pastor at Dakota Ridge AG, launching a vibrant youth ministry with a focus on reaching the surrounding high schools.
Christian also serves as National City Coordinator for Urban Islands Project, having joined Steve Pike in the onset of this vibrant church planting ministry focused on the urban city centers of the largest cities in the US.
Christian has a BA in Physical Education from Lee University with a Minor in Biblical Studies and Leadership. He is a Licensed minister of the Assemblies of God, after completing education from Global University’s Berean School of the Bible. He and Bridget were married in 2004, and have 3 kids, Riley, Caedmon, and Eliana