Meet our pastors
Darren has been Sr. Pastor at CCF since 2009. He has been in full time ministry since 2004, starting as youth pastor, associate pastor, and then Sr. pastor at different churches. His passion is seeing people in awe of God's unconditional love and pursuit. He married Lindsay in July 2007. He has one son Samuel Cross. Outside of church work, he loves woodworking, stained glass, cooking, and going to the mountains.
"Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen." Ephesians 3:20
Contact Darren: firstname.lastname@example.org
Julie has been on our worship team at CCF since 2012, transitioning to Worship Pastor in June of 2016. At the age of five, Julie began singing in church and other venues. She has always had a passion for music and loves leading people into a place of beautiful surrender through worship. Julie and Josh married in August 2004 and have two children, Abigayle and Jet. Outside of church, she loves spending time with family and friends, photography, gardening, and walking her dogs.
"Because of the Lord's great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness." Lamentations 3:22-23
Cindy has been Children’s Pastor at CCF since 2014. She has worked in children's ministry since 2000. She is passionate about teaching and building genuine relationships with a desire to WIN kids to Christ. She married Rob in May 1998, and they have three children, Brooklyn, Brayden, and Christian. In her free time she loves running, hiking, and vacationing in the mountains.
“Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it.” Proverbs 22:6
Contact Cindy: ROBCIN23@YAHOO.COM
Emily joined CCF staff in 2015 and has been involved in children's ministry since 2008. Emily and Paul married in November of 1999. They have three kids, Echo, Bryce, and Lea. She loves to read, bake (she is an AMAZING baker), and sew during her free time.
"The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever." Isaiah 40:8
Russ joined CCF staff in 2017 as Youth Pastor. He was born and raised right here in Vega. Russ has been working in youth and college ministry since 2008. He has great vision for pointing this generation to the way of Jesus! Russ is married to Kaylie, and is a father to five sweet kids all seven and under! He loves spending time with family, friends, playing games, biking, and camping.
"Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching." 2 Timothy 4:2