Mike Rybka serves as Lead Pastor at Community Church of Portage Lakes. As the Lead Pastor, he gives the greatest amount of his time to preaching and teaching. He also leads the staff and elders in creating and developing the vision for the church. Mike holds a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a Doctorate of Ministry in Church Leadership from Reformed Theological Seminary. Mike grew up in Akron, but he served as a pastor at churches in Florida and South Carolina for over twenty years before coming back and starting at CCPL in 2008. Mike is married to Sandy and has four kids, Tiffany, Christy, John, and David, and a son-in-law, Nick.