Operations Team

Operations Team

The Operations Team is a group of church staff and volunteers charged with managing Stonebrook’s day-to-day functions, equipping us to make disciples of Jesus.

Communications, Women’s Ministry

Summer Barber

Summer Barber is the Communications Coordinator and Director of Women’s Ministry at Stonebrook Church. She and her husband Kevin moved to Ames in 2004 and couldn’t have asked for a better community in which to raise their three children.  Summer completed her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy at Creighton University in 2003 and provided therapy for many children and adults over the course of 17 years. In God’s great wisdom and goodness, Summer was led into ministry through an international and interdenominational organization…
Audio/Visual

Scott Hanson

International Student Ministry, Welcome Team

Debbie Younkin

Campus Ministry, Children’s Ministry

Allison Bailey

Allison joined the Stonebrook staff in 2022, after serving in a parachurch camping ministry for 3 years. She graduated with her Bachelor’s from the University of Northern Iowa in 2018 and is currently pursuing her master’s in biblical counseling online through Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. At Stonebrook Allison serves as part of the Campus Fellowship college ministry staff and coordinates the children’s ministry. She is passionate about learning, and loves making others’ days a little brighter through a well-timed pun.
Campus Ministry Director

Toby Doffing

Toby serves full-time as Campus Ministry Director for our college ministry, Campus Fellowship. Toby has a heart to reach the campus of Iowa State University with the Gospel of Jesus Christ and see it come alive in students’ hearts. His role on staff entails discipling students, evangelizing on campus, planning/leading events, and teaching at CF’s midweek services. In his free time you can find him disc golfing, doing anything outdoors, or hanging out with students on campus. If you see…
Lead Pastor

Matt Heerema

Matt serves as pastor focusing on preaching, vision, and strategic leadership. He and his wife Nancy have four daughters. He is a musician and led in Stonebrook’s music ministry for 15 years before putting the guitar down. Matt came to Christ at a young age through the Awana program at an E-Free church. After a period of wandering in high school and early college, he became serious about his faith in college in 1999 at age 20. The call to…
Pastor, Connections, Campus Ministry

Luke Anderson

Luke is serving at Stonebrook as a pastor focusing on evangelism and discipleship, and he also leads our campus ministry efforts. He, his wife Holly, and their four children work as a team to welcome new friends into their home each year as they reach out to Iowa State and the Ames community. Luke’s passions are sports, hiking, camping, climbing, and hammocking. The things that make him come alive are building deep relationships, and helping people see God for who…
Pastor, Music Ministry

John Shields

John is the worship pastor at Stonebrook Church. He has been captivated by music from a young age and is passionate about using music to proclaim the glories of God, particularly the saving work of Jesus. You’re likely to find him singing and playing guitar in worship, but he’s been known to play another instrument or two. His approach to worship is liturgically-minded, Bible-engaged, and Christ-centered. He has been married to his wonderful wife Julia since summer of 2010, and…
Office Manager

Terri Huffman

Terri has attended Stonebrook since 1981 and has been married to Matt since 2010. She has a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in Home Economics Education. Terri has years of experience in non-profit management. Terri is responsible for event planning, project management, and office management duties at Stonebrook.  Terri is currently working on certification in Biblical counseling through ACBC. One of Terri’s favorite verses is Micah 6:8 – “He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what…
Finances

Heidi Pool

Heidi has worked at Stonebrook since 2002. Heidi’s primary responsibility is church bookkeeping and financial reporting. She also carries out a variety of administrative duties. Heidi is married to Ron and they have four grown sons.