The church is served by the “diaconate”, a team of biblically qualified men and women who are charged by the elders with overseeing administrative, logistical, and mercy/benevolence ministries to aid the church and the community.


Daniel Bush

Daniel works part-time for Stonebrook as an Executive Administrator, managing all administration aspects of the church. He also works part-time at Pressure Point Cleaners, a power washing company in Ames, helping people schedule cleanings for their homes. He and his wife, Lydia, serve the Music Ministry on Sunday Mornings by mixing on the soundboard (Daniel) and singing on stage (Lydia). In his spare time, he enjoys playing board games, video games, and card games, listening to music, mixing music, and…

Ben Wyatt

Ben has been married to his wife Jing since July 2016 and they live together with two beautiful little daughters and two cats. He has been working in the financial services industry since 2007, currently specializing in metrics reporting and data analysis.

Joyce Bannantine

Joyce has been married to John for 30 years and they have 4 children, 3 who are now adults. She will finish her last year of homeschooling as their youngest child will graduate from high school nest year! She currently works part-time as a home care provider which perfectly matches her desire to serve others who are in need. Together, Joyce and John enjoy any time spent with family! “The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love. ” Galatians 5:6b (NIV)