Our Staff

Pastor: Adam Kemper and his wife Allie have been ministering at Northwest Community Friends Church, since September of 2010.  They came to us from Southern California, where Adam earned his Master of Divinity from Azusa Pacific University.  Adam felt called to ministry as a senior in college.  He spent five years ministering to Junior High and High School students in South Dakota, Minnesota, and California.  He is excited to be a part of Northwest Community Friends Church, and is eager to see what God will do in the years to come. 

Youth Pastor: Andrew Roof graduated from Montreat Bible College in Montreat, NC in May of 2015, with a Bachelors in Youth Ministry.  He grew up in Columbia, South Carolina.  He loves southern style food, football, and any kind of math problem.  He started as the summer intern and felt called to move to Tucson!  He looks forward to how God will work in and through him here in Tucson.  

Children's Director: Leanne Barkley has been our director since 2012.  She is married to Dale, and they have four adult daughters.  She has a passion for teaching little ones to follow Jesus.  


GJ's Coffeehouse: Dale Barkley has been booking bands since the start.  He has a passion for music and for the gospel.  He helped start GJ's nearly 12 years ago.    

Office administration and Tutoring director: Marsha Schull has been our treasurer and faithful details person since 2007.  She took on the role of directing our Wednesday tutoring in 2013.  She is married to Derek and they have two adult daughters.  She loves the Lord and has a passion for serving in any way she can.