Our Staff

Matt Schaffner

Matt serves as Heartland’s lead pastor. Matt came to Heartland Community Church in January 2017.  Matt is originally from Norman, OK and met his wife Kathryn at Sterling College where they received their undergrad degrees. Matt has been in ministry for the last 18 years- primarily working with teenagers as a youth pastor- but has always been a gifted preacher.  He brings passion, sound theology, humor, and practical application to the pulpit. The Schaffners have eight children- Gavin, Audra, Gabriel, Nicholas, Aiden, Brennan, Eliana and Charlotte! If you need to contact Matt, click here to send him an email.

Favorite Verse: Romans 8:31- “If God is for us, who can be against us?”

Matt wears a size 17 shoe and runs on coffee- and recommends Hope Bridges or Cafe Justo coffee (both make a huge difference as amazing mission organizations in addition to amazing coffee!).


Lori Jacobs

Lori-&-Paul-Jacobs-Heatland-Community-ChurchLori serves as the secretary for Heartland Community Church. Married for thirty years, she and her husband Paul have four grown sons, Andy, Alex, Austin and Adam. Contact Lori by clicking here to email her.

Favorite Verse: Philippians 4.4-9 & Psalm 40.1-5

Heartland Community Church Trustees

Jack Bailey
Tom Montoya

Tim Nollette