Pastors & Staff

Rev. Dr. Jason Stevens

Lead Pastor

Pastor Jason joined the team at Harvester in January of 2020. Pastor Jason and his wife Kiley have been married for 24 years and are blessed with two amazing children, Jaley and Kaleb. He has served in the Church of the Nazarene since 2001 and was ordained an Elder in 2005. He holds a Bachelor of Science (1999) from Southern Nazarene University, a Master of Divinity (2016) from Wesley Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry (2021) from Wesley Seminary.

Pastor Jason is passionate about sharing the gospel in everyday language and in expanding the Kingdom of Jesus Christ. He is a Certified Trainer for Dynamic Church Planting International (DCPI). Jason enjoys a strong cup of coffee, playing the guitar, reading, golf, and traveling around the globe. Kiley is an elementary teacher in the St. Charles School District and is involved in numerous ministries in the church and broader community.

Rev. Jade Kravat

Associate Pastor of Worship & Media

Pastor Jade has been on staff at Harvester since the fall of 2020. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (2017, Worship Arts) and a Master of Organizational Leadership (2022), both from Trevecca Nazarene University, and she is currently pursuing ordination in the Church of the Nazarene. Prior to moving to Missouri, she served at various churches in the Nashville area in both staff and volunteer capacities. She is passionate about using music, Scripture, and liturgy to encourage the development of a relationship with Jesus.

Jade is engaged to Chance, and they are busy planning their wedding, which is happening this summer! Her free time is usually occupied by reading a book, hunting for iced coffee, or looking at puppies on the Internet.

Rev. Kaylha Mcgee

Associate Pastor of Outreach & Connection

Pastor Kaylha joined the team at Harvester in June 2021. She has been a leader on the district for various NYI events and brings the same high energy to making connections in the St. Peters community. Kaylha is pursuing ordination in the Church of the Nazarene.

Kaylha is married to Ross, and they are parents to Taylor Rae, who is in fourth grade.

Pastor Kaylha loves people — all of her friends become family. Any conversation with her will quickly reveal her love for tacos, nachos, tacos, queso, and tacos. 

Rev. Johnny Fernandes

Associate Pastor of Youth & Young Adults

Pastor Johnny joined the Harvester team in July of 2023. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies with a minor in Worship Arts, and a Master of Addiction Counseling from Grand Canyon University. Pastor Johnny is currently finishing up his Master of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary. He is currently pursuing ordination in the Church of the Nazarene.

Johnny served as a youth pastor in Idaho from 2020 to 2022 and served as an Addiction Counselor in Colorado at the Springs Rescue Mission before joining Harvester's team. Pastor Johnny loves God and loves others. He has a heart for ministering to teenagers and young adults, knowing this time period is vital in the formation of their spiritual walk.

Pastor Johnny loves Taco Bell and Power Rangers. A night on the couch with his wife, Sabrina, (and their dog!) is the ideal date night for Johnny.

Rev. Jenn Ciavarella

Associate Pastor of Online Church

Pastor Jenn joined the Harvester team in July 2023. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Studies from Greenville College (1998) and a Master's in Instructional Technology from Southern Illinois University (2005) and is currently pursuing ordination in the Church of the Nazarene.

Having served in several church plants, she is passionate about using media and creative means to share the gospel. In her free time, Jenn serves as the technical director for a local theatre, hangs out with her dogs, and slowly runs 5K races because she loves the t-shirts.

Karl Guth

Facilities Manager


Paula Carmichael

Sunshine Kids Director

Paula has been on the Sunshine Kids team since its opening in 2009. She worked in various roles until becoming Director in 2022. She strives to create a fun and safe learning environment for children, and she feels blessed to have the opportunity to share the love of Jesus with children each day.

Paula has three grown children of her own — Chase (Carolyn), Riley, and Hailey — and a wonderful husband, Craig. Their family has been a part of Harvester Church of the Nazarene for over twenty years.

When she is not at Sunshine Kids, Paula enjoys spending time with her family and grand-pups. She also enjoys hiking, crafting, and going to flea markets.

Christina Vaught

Office Administrator