Steve’s worship is honest, prayerful, heart-felt and carries with it a relentless pursuit to make contact with God. He views every corporate worship setting as a window of opportunity for a divine encounter. He ministers at many conferences and churches throughout the country as a worship leader and psalmist. Steve and his wife Maria live in New Jersey and have two sons, Stevie and Jesse. He and Maria have been part of the leadership at MetroChurch for over 20 years. He teaches, leads worship, and oversees the intercession and music ministry there.
Mike McDuffee Mike Teaches Theology at St. Mary’s High School in Lynn MA and is the contemporary worship leader for the new chapel in Boston's Seaport District, Our Lady of Good Voyage Shrine. Mike has a B.A. in Music from Assumption College and leads worship regularly around the Archdiocese of Boston. He has also traveled across the country with various organizations such as Catholic Heart Workcamp. Mike is a prominent leader in the Catholic Church and continues to share his ministry wherever he is called.
Michelle Akers is a 3rd generation minister. Her love of the nations was birthed at a very young age through a dream of the children of India. Her first mission trip was to Jamaica and she has been traveling since. She has served orphanages, schools, churches, missions, colleges, radio, and TV amongst other open doors around the world.
Michelle prophetically ministers through both word & music. God supernaturally taught her to play piano and has given her many songs. “Pouring Out Your Glory” is sung around the world. She teaches with great joy sharing miraculous testimonies encouraging congregations to open to the ”seeing eye” and “hearing ear” declaring the Word of the Lord. Her passion is seeing the atmosphere of Heaven manifested here on earth.
Steve Swanson has traveled throughout the world leading people in worship. He has led worship in conferences with many powerful ministries of the Kingdom such as: Randy Clark, Heidi Baker, Patricia King, Paul Keith Davis, Bill Johnson, JoAnn McFatter, Julie Meyer, Joshua Mills and many more. Steve carries a powerful anointing and impartation in worship, intercession, and prophecy that create an atmosphere of breakthrough in worship that opens the heavens. His unique gifting and passion allow worshipers to experience freedom, joy, and intimacy with the Lord. Steve has released 20 worship CD’s and continues to record and produce his own as well as other artist’s works. Steve, his wife Lisa and their two sons, reside in Casa Grande Arizona. Since 1997 they have overseen Friends of the Bridegroom Worship Ministries, a ministry dedicated to the release of His creativity in worship and the arts.