Treeline is meeting at Washtenaw Community College this week (4/28)

Our Team

David Livingston

Lead Pastor

David is the lead and founding pastor. David and Steffi Livingston and their family moved to Ann Arbor in 2022 with a vision start a new church in town dedicated to cultivating authentic followers of Jesus. Their vision and prayer is to see Jesus become a non-ignorable reality in our city, with ripple effects to the ends of the earth. They have been married for twelve years and enjoy life with their three Children: Silas, Indi and Story. David holds a Masters of Theological Studies degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His youtube and weekends are usually filled with architecture, cars and climbing.

Laura Hager

Director of Community Life

Laura is the Community Ministry Director. She oversees connection groups, Sunday serve teams, and community ministry at Treeline. She grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota and went to Salt Company during her time at Iowa State University. She holds a Masters degree in Theology from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has worked in ministry for 11 years. Laura loves being a wife to Andrew and mom to Lydia. Together with her family she enjoys going on walks, reading books, and going to concerts, live music, and sporting events.

Austin Smith

Director of Worship & Arts

Austin is the Director of Worship & Arts. He gives primary leadership to the Worship & Tech teams at Treeline and preaches on occasion. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas. During that time, he worked as an intern in the college ministry of First Baptist Denton. He then went on to study at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri, where he received a Masters of Theological Studies with a concentration in Church Planting. Austin is married to Janelle and they love their little boy named Beckett. He loves playing/writing music and is our team's resident expert on all things Texas.

Andrew Hager

Director of The Salt Company

Andrew is the Salt Company Director. He oversees the college staff and ministry, and preaches at Salt and Treeline. Andrew has worked in ministry for six years at churches in the Salt Network after being a student in the Salt Company himself. He received his masters degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2020. Andrew is married to his best friend Laura, and they adore their baby girl, Lydia. He is energized by intense workouts, long books, and trips to big cities.

Sophie Covalle

Salt Company Ministry Leader

Sophie serves as a Ministry Lead for the Salt Company. She spends her time caring for the women and leaders of Salt and organizing the behind the scenes logistics. Sophie received her bachelor’s in Movement Science from the University of Michigan. She attended Salt Company during her junior year and served as a Salt intern during her senior year. Sophie is excited to give back to the ministry the Lord used to change her life! Sophie was born in Michigan and feels most at home on a freshwater lake with a LaCroix in her hand and a good book. She is grateful to be close to home, and spends as much time as possible with her family.

Kalen Fellman

Treeline Kids Lead

Kalen serves our children and families by leading the Treeline Kids ministry. Kalen started attending Salt Company her junior year at UW Madison, where she received her Bachelor’s in Human Development and Family Studies. In 2022, she moved to Ann Arbor with the church plant team after spending a summer doing college ministry in Indonesia. She is married to Will and is a mom to their two boys, as well as five chickens and two ducks. If you see Will at Treeline, please mention to him that a dairy cow would make a great future addition on their homestead.