Meet Our Staff

  • Lead Pastor

    David Martin

    Pastor Dave has been doing pastoral ministry for over 20 years. He did his undergrad at Bethel University (Indiana) and seminary at Talbot School of Theology (Biola University). His wife, Amy, is a teacher who is currently homeschooling their youngest son. She also serves in the Keiki and Worship Ministries at LMC. Together they have four energetic boys, one large dog, and one very messy house.  You may spot Dave helping coach youth basketball, cruising at the beach, or stocking up at Costco.

  • Office Manager

    Amber Cotter & Charlotte Carvalho

    Amber grew up at Lihue Missionary Church and is currently interning as the office manager. She is being trained by Charlotte Carvalho, who will continue helping until Amber has finished college. 

  • 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 together they have two beautiful children.

  • Children's Leadership Team

    Lia Foster, Amy Martin, Madelyn Jaimes, Brittany Terui, Matt and Amanda Philips.


Our team of elders provide oversight and visionary leadership for LMC. They serve as spiritual shepherds for our community.

Andrew Rice:

Michael Jaimes:

Keith Burgess:

Jason Cotter:

Dave Hubbard: