Pastoral and Administrative Staff

These men and women serve the daily oversight of the life, ministry & operations of CCH and are an integral part of the success of our ministries.


Doug Varnado Senior Pastor
Jennifer NelsonSenior Pastor’s Assistant
Terry OwensAdministrative Pastor
Spencer HigginsCreative Director
Eric WoodProduction Associate
Linda VarnadoFRIENDS Ministry Pastor
Elly PrestonFRIENDS Ministry Assistant
Jake BreshearsStudent Ministry Pastor
Chrissy Lassiter Student Ministry Assistant
Brycen SperlichStudent Ministry Intern
Becky KitchenChildren’s Ministry Pastor
Jenny BresnahanFamily Ministry 252 Director
Joanna BodekerFamily Ministry Assistant
Lisa Newton Community Kids Club Director
Christy GoadAccounting
Kristi CondonHR/Publishing
Lisa NewtonAdministrative Support
Julie WrightAdministrative Support


Management Team

This team of church members and the Administrative Pastor oversees all fiscal issues and annual budget for ministry and staffing, and is responsible for the development and maintenance of the CCH campus and physical buildings.

Mike Brown
Steve Gregory
Terry Owens
Brian Schnabel
Bob Shaw


Ministry CO-OP Team

CO-OP Ministry Leaders are chosen from the membership to lead the various ministries and develop teams that strategize and plan to serve the vision of CCH. Four members of our pastoral staff serve as the CO-OP Lead Team. This Lead Team provides coordination between the ministries, plans meetings, and provides accountability/authority for recommendations and directions that are birthed and managed within the ministry teams.

CO-OP Lead Team:

Jennifer NelsonLife Groups, New Members
Terry OwensMinistry of 1st Impressions (Greeting/Welcome, Hospitality, Security)
Doug VarnadoAdult Education, Family Ministry, Men’s Ministry, World Missions, Worshiping Arts
Linda VarnadoFRIENDS, Women’s Ministry

CO-OP Ministry Leaders:

Adult Education Doug Varnado
Family Ministry Kirk Brown
FRIENDS Linda Varnado & Elly Preston
Greeting Ministry John Watson
Life Groups Jason & Amy Bruns
Men’s Ministry Kevin Capps
New Members Jennifer Nelson
Security Keith Puckett
Women’s Ministry Lucinda Rountree
World Missions Ann Crittenden
Worshiping Arts Spencer Higgins



Spiritual Leadership is the responsibility of this team. They are chosen from the membership to serve every three years. They are set apart by the church and by the Holy Spirit for the purpose of listening to God, following the vision of CCH and to lead, guide, and pray for the CCH families.

Kirk Brown
Don Crittenden
Joe Earnest
Jim Harrison
Tom Kinkade
Tom Koentop
Gary Kitchen
Matt Newbill
David Patton
Randy Stamps
Jason Tomlinson
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