All About Pontifex

Mission ​

To serve our community by providing a comfortable environment where people can receive health, hope and healing. 

Programs Offered

  • ​​Soup Kitchen - Tuesday at 4:30 P.M
  • Soup Kitchen - Friday at 11:00 A.M.
  • Food Pantry -  Monday  at 3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. 
  • Little Giants Locker - Free school uniforms open all year
  • Showers of Blessings - Monday, Wednesday & Friday at
  • 8 A.M. - 9 A.M.
  • NA Meetings - Tuesday at 7:00 P.M
  • Women's AA Meetings - Wednesday at 7:00 P.M. 
Meet the Board of Directors
    Janis Nowak
    President, Founder, Secretary
    A 1969 graduate of Fremont Ross. Certifications in exercise instruction and personal training. Graduate of Vineyard Leadership Institute. Started Body Lines Health Club in 1986. Jan has resides in Fremont with her husband David.
    Nancy Cullen
    Vice President, Treasurer
    Associate Pastor at New Hope Vineyard Church. Bachelor's of Science Degree, BGSU. Graduate of Vineyard Leadership Institute. She has 3 children and resides in Green Springs with her husband Christopher.
    Jim Gippert
    Board Member
    Jim is the owner and operator of Jimmy G's Authentic Pit Smoked Barbeque Restaurant in Fremont, Ohio. Jim and his wife Laurie have 5 children.
    Ray Drown
    Board Member
    Ray is a retired machinist from Whirlpool and is an active member of the NewHope Vineyard Church.
    David Roca
    Board Member
    Admin of Fremont City News. David is a graduate of Fremont Ross and has 2 children. His son, a USMC Veteran and current college student in CA, and a daughter, a college student in MI. David resides in Fremont.
    Lauren Deuel
    Board Member
    Director of Body Lines Health Club. 2003 graduate of Lakota High School. Served 8 years in the United States Marine Corps. One tour in Iraq and one tour in Afghanistan. Lauren has two children and resides in Clyde, with her husband Jared.