Tim_Armstrong_OutdoorTim Armstrong earned an undergraduate degree in pre-seminary studies at Cedarville University and a graduate degree in theology at Dallas Theological Seminary. Tim is a prolific teacher who has been preaching for nearly 2 decades in north-central and northeastern Ohio. He and his wife Michelle were married in 1991 and have twin daughters, McKenna Kate and Isabelle Grace and a son, Jack Hudson. Tim is an avid cyclist, skier & hunter.


family Stephen Neumeyer and his wife Melissa have attended The Chapel for most of their lives but joined the staff in 2016 to plant the CFalls campus. They have been married since 2000 and have 4 children, Jena, Jaden, Julia, and Josiah. Prior to joining The Chapel, Stephen was an assistant prosecuting attorney and magistrate in Summit and Cuyahoga Counties in Northeast Ohio. He is a Star Wars nerd who also loves the Cleveland Browns and Indians.


LTLT Newland has been married to Audra for six years. He teaches Bible and Greek, and he serves as director of student ministries at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy. At the Akron Chapel, he has served in the music ministry, as a member of the search committee, a deacon, and a trustee. He loves all things Cleveland Cavaliers, sushi, and anything written by U2.


TimHarlos Tim Harlos has been married to Julie since 1990. They have two children, Allison and Caleb. Julie works as a baker at Artisan Coffee in Ellet. Allison works at the Children’s Hospital in Akron, and Caleb graduated from Tallmadge High School in 2017. Tim went to Cornerstone University and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has been in youth ministry for nearly three decades. He has been ministering at the Chapel since 2016. Julie and Tim love being outdoors. They love doing the Summit County Fall Hiking Spree and have finished it each year since moving into the area in 2015.


SimpsonPictureFall2014 Dan Simpson and his wife Liz have lived in Cuyahoga Falls for the past 16 years, in their "starter home". They have been married since 2000 and have four children, Isaac, Isabel, Addilyn and Evangelene. Dan received his Bachelor's of Business Administration, Information Systems Degree in 1998, and is currently completing his Master's in the Art of Ministry Studies, Counseling Degree with Grace College and Seminary. Together, Dan and Liz are incredibly passionate about marriage, family, and seeing God heal all of the dis-function in between.