Local team

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Verne Kenney - Producer

Verne Kenney is the producer for Waterfront Worship events. He started his career playing trumpet with a group that traveled with Roy Clark and other country and pop artists. He went on to be a television producer/director both in South Africa and here in the U.S. For the past three decades he’s been working in the book publishing industry. He currently serves as a consultant for various book authors and songwriters.

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Jason Chapel - Worship Coordinator

A native to central Indiana, Jason grew up in the church and has been involved in music ministry for nearly a decade. He and his wife, Stephanie, moved to Michigan in January of 2017 for his current position as a Director of Music at Mason County Reformed Church. Waterfront Worship brought him aboard in January to strengthen relationships with other worship leaders. Jason has had a deep desire for unity in the Church across denominational lines and he feels this group is an answer to that prayer. As a worship leader and songwriter, he is eager to see Waterfront Worship become a great contributor of songs that glorify God for the Church. 

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Erin Doan - Donor Relations

Erin began his love of Christian music back in the early 80’s listening to the likes of Rich Mullins, Michael W. Smith, Petra, and Servant. The ability to connect people to Christian music inspires him yet today. Waterfront Worship is providing a way for Erin to give back to the community in a very meaningful way. Erin is happy spending his days keeping the Ludington, MI area an amazing place to live, work, worship, and enjoy God’s amazing creation on the shores of Lake Michigan. He is a small business owner, husband to an amazing wife, and dad to three wonderful children.


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Linn Urka - Community Relations

Linn moved to Ludington when she was 7 years old and has happily lived there ever since. She is proud to be a 5th grade teacher at Mason County Central Schools. Linn has been married to her high school sweetheart, Steve, for 36 years. She is the mother of three wonderful grown sons and enjoys spending time with her 3 grandchildren. Becoming a member of the Waterfront Worship team was especially gratifying for Linn because she has always seen Christian music as a force to bring all religious denominations together to focus on our one God and His one truth.