Staff

Pastoral Staff

Kenny Basnett

Lead Pastor

basnettkenny@gmail.com

Kenny started Mountain Heights Church in Morgantown, WV with a team of people during the summer of 2019. He was previously a staff pastor at Brookfield Church in Athens, OH for seven years. His main responsibilities at Mountain Heights include the overall vision, teaching, overseeing of the staff, and leader development as the church grows. Kenny and his wife, Amy, have three children: Ezra, Ella, and Ethan. Before becoming a pastor, Kenny studied geology and worked in the oil, gas, and coal industries.

Support Staff

Bryant Noble

Worship Leader

Bryant is the main worship leader. He also coordinates many of our volunteer service teams, special events, and leads a small group. He enjoys rock climbing, fishing, and spending time with his wife, Jamie, and son, Phineas.

Marnie Ballentine

Kids Director

Marnie is our volunteer Kids Director, and helps coordinate our Kids Church curriculum, volunteers, and classrooms. She completed her undergrad in Early Childhood Education and did her grad work in Reading Education at Ohio University. She enjoys reading, music, and hanging out with friends in her free time.

Becca Ryan

Graphic Designer

Becca oversees all of our graphics and visual materials. She also maintains our website and social media accounts. She completed her undergrad in Visual Communications at Ohio University. In her free time, she enjoys reading any book she can get her hands on, rollerskating around town, and playing board games.

Jackie Briski

Bookkeeper

Jackie is the volunteer bookkeeper/accountant. Her responsibilities include organizing the church finances, budgets, and bank accounts. She completed her undergrad in Modern Languages & Cultures and received her masters in Latin American Studies at Ohio University. She enjoys playing disc golf, collecting maps, and she likes coffee so much that she has a subscription to Fresh Cup magazine.