Leadership at ECC

  • Jim Chandler (Lead Pastor)

    Jim has served as the Senior Pastor of Englewood Christian Church since June of 2016. 

    He is a graduate of Cincinnati Christian University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in 1992 and his Master’s Degree in 2018.  Jim was ordained into the ministry in 1992. 

    Jim has been married to his wife Lynn since 1989 and they have two sons; Jarrod who is engaged to Taylor, Joshua who is married to Schelby, as well as two daughters: Kaylee and Karlie who both live at home.  Jim and Lynn have also been blessed with 5 grandchildren. 

    Jim enjoys rooting for the Ohio State Buckeyes, running 5k races, and spending time with his family.

  • Andrew Lawson (Associate Pastor)

    Andrew became ECC’s Worship Pastor & Family/Youth Pastor in August of 2022.  He graduated from Audio/Video engineering trade school in 1999.  He answered the call to ministry in 2011 and since then has been serving as a Media Director, Youth Pastor, and Worship Pastor. 

    Andrew has been married to his wife Lindsay since 2001 and they have three children; Olivia (19) is the oldest and currently attending Asbury University, Gavin (17) is the middle child and currently in high school, Gabe (13) is the youngest and is currently in middle school.  They also have a golden lab, Oliver (6). 

    Andrew enjoys playing music whenever he can as well as recording music.  In May 2017 he engineered a song for a Tampa artist which debuted at #5 on the Billboard charts for 13 consecutive weeks.  He also released his first full length album in July 2020.  


The elders provide oversight, vision, and guidance to the corporate side of the church and most importantly the spiritual side of the church.

  • Jim Swanson

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  • Don Morris

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