Meet Our Staff

  • Lead Pastor

    David Martin

    Pastor Dave graduated from Bethel College (Indiana) with a degree in Christian Ministry.  He and his wife, Amy, lived in China before moving to Southern California to pastor, and study at Talbot School of Theology (Biola University). Then God called them to serve LMC and the people of Kaua'i.  They have five energetic boys, one naughty dog, and a very messy house.

  • Office Manager

    Pepe (T.) Boteilho

    Pepe is from Kaua'i and was educated in the wonderful schools of Kaua'i's East Side~Ke Kula Kaiapuni Hawai'i O Kapa'a and Kapa'a Middle/High Schools! Her life is focused on YHWH, family, and just enjoying all that He continuously blesses us with each and every day.  Aloha a Iesu pu! 

  • Youth Pastor

    Cory Howatt

    Cory was born and raised on Kaua'i. He graduated from Multnomah University where he earned bachelors degrees in Biblical/Theological Studies and Pastoral Ministries. Cory served as a missionary in Kenya, and returned to impact youth on Kaua'i for Jesus. He married Cassie, the love of his life, and recently became a father to sweet little Sophia!

  • Children's Director

    McKenna Myerson

    McKenna grew up on Kaua'i.  She attended Portland Bible College and earned a bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies with a focus on Pastoral Counseling.  She has served in Children's Ministry leadership positions at Kaua'i Bible, Manna House and Grace Community Church.  She combines an energetic love for kids with careful planning, a passion for Jesus, and a skill for teaching His Word!

Meet The Elders

We are an Elder-led Church. Currently our Elder Team is made up of five men who serve as shepherds for the community of believers at Lihue Missionary Church.

David Martin

Matt Philips

Scott Otto

Andrew Rice

Matthew Terui