|Austin Ertel, Director of Youth Ministry|
|work: (219) 663-3643 x303|
Austin is originally from Roanoke, Virginia, a place that is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains. He grew up enjoying the outdoors and playing hockey throughout grade school. After high school Austin attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. He attended seminary at Columbia International University in Columbia, South Carolina. He has worked with students in different capacities for the last 7 years before joining the staff here at First. Austin and his wife Amanda moved to Indiana from Florida.