Meet The Team

Senior Leadership Team

Derrick Shields

Lead Pastor

"My primary responsibility is to lead our church, along with our board of directors and senior leadership team, in fulfilling our mission to 'awaken the broken to a life of wholeness found in Jesus.' In addition, it is a joy to lead our teaching team in preaching the word of God each week in relevant and inspiring ways."

Kelli Wommack

Executive Pastor of Ministry & Leadership

"I love that I get to lead our staff and church leaders in their personal development while equipping them to lead and develop others. Creating leaders who create leaders is God's call to our church, producing Kingdom growth not only at CCC but for our community and beyond! I also have the privilege of developing church leaders through our summer internship program where we equip, empower, and mobilize the next generation for ministry in addition to leading our church ministry/church planting residency programs. "

Jason Shawa

Executive Pastor of Administration

I love CCC! My responsibilities here at CCC are to help lead, guide, and shepherd our administrative staff. I also lead our Resource Management Teams (Finance team/HR Team/Facilities Team) to ensure accountability in all areas of our church operations. It is such a joy to work alongside these teams, staff, and the Board of Directors.

Ministry Teams 

Our ministry directors are responsible for facilitating Kingdom-minded ministries at CCC to include students, kids, groups and worship!

Mason Stewart 

Pastor of Discipleship
"My main responsibility is to provide direction and oversight for the key discipleship initiatives of our church (including groups and classes) in order that each person within our church can take next steps to grow as disciples of Jesus."

Mike Hofer

Pastor of Student Ministries 
"I’m Mike. I love Jesus. I love teens. I want them to meet."

Suzie Williams

Director of Children's Ministries
"My primary responsibility is to facilitate all facets of ministry to children from newborns to preteens and their families both on Sunday mornings and throughout the week."

Kristen Hofer

Director of Worship Ministries
"My responsibility is to lead people who are passionate in the area of Worship Arts. I find it pure joy directing this amazing group of people that lead the way in our services each week, as well as being a part of the teaching team that plans services so carefully and prayerfully."

Anja Staten

Church Planting Resident 
"After many years of serving as the Director of Serve Ministries, I am now taking on a new adventure... church planting! With God's help, I will plant a new church in the Ellerslie / Waverly Hall area with a focus on reaching the unchurched and dechurched through small group discipleship. Our hope is to launch church services in late 2023."

Riley Higgins

Church Ministry Resident 
"I have the pleasure of helping in many of the ministries here at CCC as a Resident. My primary focus is facilitating our Summer Internship Program where we invite college-aged students to be equipped, empowered, and mobilized in an eight-week summer intensive alongside our staff. I also serve in Youth, Man School, Community Groups, and any other ministry that needs a hand. I love getting to work with all facets of our church and invest in the lives of our people as they deepen their walk with Christ!"

Administrative Team

Our Admin team serves CCC by supporting and enabling our ministry teams to operate well through support, communications, accounting, facility maintenance and more! 

Denise Stephens

Lead Administrative Assistant
"My primary responsibility is to assist our Senior Leaders and Ministry Directors, in fulfilling our mission to 'awaken the broken to a life of wholeness found in Jesus.' In addition, I assist with scheduling of and details for events being held in our facilities. My volunteer service is in SPLASH and with facilitating classes in Emotionally Healthy Discipleship.”

Haley Borin

Director of Communications 
"My role at CCC is to tell the stories of God’s people through all communication channels.
I am so grateful that I get to use the gifts and passions that God has given me to draw others into a deeper connection with Him and the body."

Lauren Heath

Financial Assistant 
“As the financial assistant at CCC, I am thankful that I can use my gifts and training in accounting to serve the kingdom of God. I assist with supporting the ministries and missions of our church body and helping our staff be good stewards of the resources God has given us.”

Alan Gates

Director of Technology 
"I manage all aspects of the technology used to facilitate our services and outreach, including lights, sound, media, and streaming. I also train and equip new tech team volunteers, which are always needed!" 

Mark Vogtlin

Maintenance Coordinator
"I do my best to serve the Lord through maintaining the church building and grounds." 


Derrick Shields

Jason Shawa

Kelli Wommack

Al Johnson

Wakenia Leonard

Douglas Martin

Derik Roberts

Brian Steiner

Jennifer Timberlake