Joe and Erin Banko are the founders of Center Point Church in Girard, Ohio. Their hearts' desire is to change the community through the love, hope and compassion of the One who created it. One of the leading qualities important to Joe and Erin is authenticity as a church and as individuals both by sharing their lives often through teaching on stage and inter-personally. Through their obedience, Center Point was born to Love God and Tell the World. Joe and Erin married in 2011 growing instantly into a family of five making Erin a proud step-mother of Joe's three beautiful children: Brianna, Brennan, and Owen. In addition to Lead Pastor at Center Point Church, Joe is employed at Brookfield Local Schools as a groundskeeper where Erin teaches kindergarten. They currently call Hartford, OH their home where they enjoy laughing, campfires, fishing and road trips. Together the Banko's have been in ministry since 2012.