Who We Are

Authentic. Creative. Passionate.

Five14 is a church experience that welcomes you and your family wherever you are on your journey.

We dress casually. We like our music loud. 

We care deeply. We laugh often. 

Our Name

Five14 Church comes from Matthew 5:14, “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden."

We exist to bring light to a dark world.

What We Believe

Our Mission

To lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

Our Vision

To cultivate, in everything we do, Jesus followers passionate about reaching people who don’t follow Jesus.

Statement of doctrine (PDF)

Lead Pastor
Joel Kovacs

No suit. No tie. No pretense.

Just a guy with a passion to help people of all ages discover who Jesus is.

Joel Kovacs, born and raised in Columbus, OH, launched Five14 Church in 2010 with a vision to be a place that reaches people who don’t know Jesus. Serving as Lead Pastor, along with his team, his aim is for Five14 to be for anyone & everyone regardless of past or present circumstances. He achieved an Associate’s Degree in Biblical Studies from Word of Life Bible Institute, a Bachelor’s of Arts in Theology from Grace College, and a Master’s Degree in Christian Leadership from Liberty Theological Seminary. He and his wife Katie live in the Columbus area with their sons, Kellen and Jett and their daughter, Redding.