Our Leaders

Meet the Team that serves at Pennington AG CHURCH

Our Leaders


Brian Lane

Lead Pastor

Brian has a decade of ministry experience and has been serving the PenningtonAG community for the last eight of those eleven years. Passionate and faithful in his work, Brian is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and holds a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers, double majoring in Religion and Sociology.


Frank Lovero

Student Ministries Pastor

Frank joined the PenningtonAG team in October of 2014. Before coming onboard, he worked for four years with a church plant serving Robbinsville, NJ. From leading children's ministries, to planning youth events, to overseeing small groups, Frank pours his experience and passion into every facet of his work at the church. Frank is a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God and holds a Bachelors Degree in Youth Ministry from The University of Valley Forge. 


Ryan Koenig


Ryan Koenig has been a passionate musician for most of his life, singing and playing guitar and piano. Recently, he has been the worship coordinator for New Jersey Christian Fellowship at TCNJ and a worship leader at Central Church’s youth group in Ewing as well as his previous home church in North Jersey. Ryan is passionate for worship that’s honoring to God and seeks to exalt Him above all else. 


Katlin Briggs

Communications Director

Katlin has been a part of Pennington AG Church since 2016. Loving to create and design, Katlin joined and led the Creative Team for over a year and now has joined the staff team in the spring of 2019. Managing social media, filming videos, and creating graphics are some of the amazing things she gets to do as part of the church. She has a certificate in interior design, loves photography and graphic design and is so thrilled to be using those gifts for the Kingdom of God! 


Rich McDaniel

Care ministry coordinator 

Rich has attended PenningtonAG his entire life and served on the executive board for over 30 years. He currently oversees PenningtonAG’s care ministries: coordinating visitations for the sick and the elderly and training greeters for the welcome team. Now retired, Rich managed Super Fresh food markets for 25 years, and brings the organizational skills that made him successful in his career to church dinners, picnics, and outreach events. He also devotes time to driving a school bus for special needs children.


Gavin Wheatley

Middle School Director  |  Kids Assistant

Gavin has been attending and serving at The Youth Warehouse through PAG since he was 11 years old. He has always had a servant's heart and a passion for sharing his faith to those around him. He is currently enrolled in Kingsway Leadership School for his degree in ministerial leadership. Gavin graduated from Hopewell Valley Central High School in 2016. He has helped to serve and lead the Youth Group since Summer 2016, with the help and wisdom of Frank Lovero, Student Ministries Pastor.


Rachael Lovero

Missions coordinator

Rachael recently joined our Missions Team because she has a passion to reach those in our community and around the world. Attending since 2014, she has served on many teams; but especially loves her work with the Youth Ministry. Rachael enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering to help others, and planning events with the girls in her Youth Small Group.


Effie Lovero

Finance Administrator 

A lifelong member of PenningtonAG, Effie Lovero has lived in Pennington and attended PenningtonAG for almost 4 decades! She enjoys working with numbers, balancing budgets, and reconciling accounts as the Church Accounting Manager for 17 years.  On Sunday mornings you can find her volunteering in the Children’s Ministry or in the church kitchen preparing lunches and dinners. 


Pennington AG Church

Sundays at 9:30 & 11:15a

87 Rt. 31 S Pennington NJ 08534