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About Us

Our Staff

  • Pastors & Senior Leadership

    Clayton Oliphint
    Senior Pastor
    972.235.8385
    Lynnita Jessen
    Executive Director
    972.996.0114
    Joy Anderson
    Director, Missions & Outreach; Liaison to UMW
    972.235.8385
    Scot Bontrager
    Pastor, Caring Ministry
    972.996.0149
    April Johnson Bristow
    Director, Caring Ministry
    972.996.0139
    JB Bryant
    Pastor, Young Adults, Caring, Men
    972.996.0158
    Josh Fitzpatrick
    Pastor, Group Life, Community Connections
    972.996.0103
    Dan Flanagan
    Pastor, Senior Adults, Adult Faith Formation, My Journey, Men
    972.996.0148
    Don Hood
    Pastor, Caring Ministry
    972.996.0137
    Pavielle Jenkins
    Pastor, Faith Formation, Student Ministry
    972.996.0132
    Faith Nyagato
    Pastor, Zimbabwe Ministry
    972.235.8385
    Julie Richter
    Pastor, Access Modern Worship
    972.996.0117

  • Welcoming Ministries

    Beth Smith
    Director, Welcoming Ministries & Leadership Development
    972.996.0156
    Shandon Klein
    Assistant Director, Welcoming
    972.996.0152
    Mary Collins
    Admin Asst, Welcoming, Faith Formation, Missions, UMW
    972.996.0101
    Josh Fitzpatrick
    Pastor, Group Life, Community Connections
    972.996.0103
    Matt Walker
    Leadership Development Associate
    972.996.0134

  • Caring Ministry

    April Johnson Bristow
    Director, Caring Ministry
    972.996.0139
    Scot Bontrager
    Pastor, Caring Ministry
    972.996.0149
    JB Bryant
    Pastor, Young Adults, Caring, Men
    972.996.0158
    Don Hood
    Pastor, Caring Ministry
    972.996.0137
    Jennifer Rawlinson
    Admin Asst, Caring, Group Life, Senior Adults, Young Adults
    972.996.0146
    Karen Varner
    Asst. Director, Leadership Development; Assistant, Caring
    972.996.0138

  • Missions & Outreach

    Joy Anderson
    Director, Missions & Outreach; Liaison to UMW
    972.235.8385
    Mary Collins
    Admin Asst, Welcoming, Faith Formation, Missions, UMW
    972.996.0101
    Dee Weaver
    Assistant, Missions & Outreach
    972.235.8385

  • Music Ministry

    Mike Lightfoot
    Director, Music Ministry
    972.996.0123
    Ian Gill
    Associate Director, Music Ministry; Director, The Journey Youth Choir
    972.996.0151
    Eric Czechowski
    Director of Access Worship
    972.996.0130
    Mary Lightfoot
    Organist, Music Associate
    972.996.0126
    Kim O'Neil
    Director, Children's Choirs; Administrative Assistant, Music Ministry
    972.996.0108

  • Children's Ministry

    Cheryl Bishop
    Director, Worship, Children's Ministry
    972.996.0136
    Natalie Nenovich
    Assoc. Director, Children's Ministry
    972.996.0121
    Rohini Drake
    Asst. Director, Children's Ministry
    972.996.0129
    Cheryl Winnenberg
    Administrative Assistant, Children’s Ministry, Weekday Kids at First
    972.996.0120
    Melanie Jackson
    Confirmation Coordinator
    972.996.0129
    Barbie Castellano
    Childcare Coordinator
    972.996.0210

  • Student Ministry

    Pavielle Jenkins
    Pastor, Faith Formation, Student Ministry
    972.996.0132
    Sheena Gordon
    Associate Director, Junior High Student Ministry
    972.996.0127
    David Magallanes
    Associate Director, Senior High Student Ministry
    972.996.0144
    Tammie Haug
    Administrative Assistant, Student Ministry, Family Life Ministry
    972.996.0104
    Kyle O'Neil
    Intern
    972.996.0104
    Katy Oliphint
    Intern
    972.996.0104
    Alen Thomas
    Intern
    972.996.0104

  • Adult Ministry

    Pavielle Jenkins
    Pastor, Faith Formation, Student Ministry
    972.996.0132
    Dan Flanagan
    Pastor, Senior Adults, Adult Faith Formation, My Journey, Men
    972.996.0148
    Beth Smith
    Director, Welcoming Ministries & Leadership Development
    972.996.0156
    JB Bryant
    Pastor, Young Adults, Caring, Men
    972.996.0158
    Mary Collins
    Admin Asst, Welcoming, Faith Formation, Missions, UMW
    972.996.0101
    Josh Fitzpatrick
    Pastor, Group Life, Community Connections
    972.996.0103
    Jennifer Rawlinson
    Admin Asst, Caring, Group Life, Senior Adults, Young Adults
    972.996.0146
    Karen Varner
    Asst. Director, Leadership Development; Assistant, Caring
    972.996.0138
    Matt Walker
    Leadership Development Associate
    972.996.0134

  • Family Life Ministry

    Heather Canny
    Director, Family Life Ministry
    972.996.0112
    Tammie Haug
    Administrative Assistant, Student Ministry, Family Life Ministry
    972.996.0104

  • Business Office

    Dianne Weideman
    Director, Finance
    972.996.0106
    Stachia Brothers
    Finance Associate
    972.996.0131
    Cathy Schimcek
    Associate, Finance
    972.996.0133

  • Operations

    Drew Presley
    Director, Operations
    972.996.0124
    Reiss Metheny
    Technical Director
    972.996.0115
    Sam Asmah
    Building Services Supervisor
    972.996.0105
    Connie Presley
    Executive Assistant, Wedding Coordinator
    972.996.0116
    Hawana Townsley
    Events Coordinator
    972.996.0145

  • Communication

    Kristen Ceaser
    Director, Communications
    972.996.0118
    Tracy Thomas
    Asst. Director, Communications
    972.996.0147
    Kevin Burns
    Communications Associate
    972.996.0135
    Francy Collins
    Website, E-News
    972.996.0155
    Leslie Kring
    Admin. Asst., Communications & Worship
    972.996.0142