Chris came to re-plant and lead the church into its mission of loving God, connecting people, serving the city, and reaching the world with the transforming power of the gospel to this and the next generation. He is passionate about the gospel and seeing people come to know the Lord for the first time (evangelism) or the next time (discipleship). He firmly believes that the church is called to make disciples who make a dent in the universe by making a difference in their communities – wherever they live, work, and play. Prior to his studies at Covenant Theological Seminary and full time pastoral ministry, Chris had a career in the corporate world of sales, marketing and management. Chris is married to his beautiful and talented wife, Maggie, and together they have four children
In her role as Ministry Coordinator, Rachael takes care of the business of the church & helps connect people with serving. She has attended Christ Church for five years & volunteered as their bookkeeper before joining the staff part-time in 2014. Rachael is a Social Worker by education & holds a Clinical License but also has experiencing in business operations & accounting. She is passionate about the importance of church community & loves being able to fuse her organization skills & business experience with her love for intentionally living on mission. Rachael has been married to her favorite man in uniform, Josh, for 10 years & they have two busy boys, Jonah (6) & Wesley (3). Rachael loves the Lord, binge-watching TV shows with Josh, being a mostly-at-home-but-really-in-the-backyard-Mommy, cooking allergen-friendly foods for her family, & making Excel spreadsheets. You think she’s joking, but she’s not.
Here at Christ Church Mansfield, we are serious about team effort. We have some amazing individuals who serve as our team leaders over our various areas of ministry and share the burden of ministry among our church family. Interested in joining a team? Here are the people to talk to about it!
Davis leads the music aspect of our worship service on Sundays and organizes the various members of our Worship Arts Team. Davis has served leading worship at various church in Texas and Alabama the past 15 years prior to serving at Christ Church Mansfield. He has been married to his lovely wife, Christine, for almost 20 years and together they have three daughters.
To contact Davis, click HERE.
Christine oversees all of the volunteers that serve our children on the Christ Church Kids Team as well as provides scheduling, training, and curriculum support for the team. Christine brings with her decades of experience in church service including Sunday School, Children's Church, VBS, AWANA, Missions, Women's Ministry, and Youth ministry. Since 1974, Christine has been married to her husband, JR, who has also been involved in various areas of church ministry. They have 4 sons and 2 daughters (all married), 5 grandsons, and one granddaughter. Christine and JR have been members of Christ Church since 2014 when they relocated to Texas from California.
To contact Christine, click HERE.
In his role as Community Group Coordinator, Paul facilitates the organizing of our small group ministry as well as training and support for our many Community Group leaders. He has been involved with participating, leading, and coordinating community groups since 1979 and we are so grateful for the wealth of experience he brings to this critical area of ministry in our church. Paul has a M.Div. and ThM from Grace Theological Seminary and served as a pastor for 23 years. He is now a hospice chaplain. He received a MA in Communication from UTA in 2012 and as a hobby he does communication research with the university. He has been published in healthcare and communication journals. Paul has been married to Pam for almost 40 years, and they have two children.
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In her role as Hospitality Team Leader, Kirstin strives to ensure that everyone who visits Christ Church Mansfield feels welcome and is able to have any questions answered. She is married to Billy and together they have four wonderful children and a daughter-in law. They are blessed to worship and serve at Christ Church Mansfield.
JR serves our church by accessing and communicating care and prayer needs that arise within the congregation. Prior to moving to Texas and joining Christ Church Mansfield, JR served in various leadership and ministry roles at their church in California. He has been married to his wonderful wife, Christine, for over 40 years and together they have 6 children and 6 grandchildren.
To contact JR, click HERE.
Kelly and Kyle both have a heart for our youth and joyful serve as the leaders for our Youth Group Bible Study as well as facilitating other youth activities.
Kelly has been working with children, kids and young adults for the better part of 20 years. She has coached various sports, taught and/or subbed all grades, worked with kids in private tutoring, lead children’s worship programs at this church and other churches, and taught Bible Classes at various levels. She really enjoys working with the youth to help them grow closer to God and become best versions of themselves.
To contact Kyle and Kelly about Youth Ministry, click HERE.
At Christ Church Mansfield, we believe that leadership development is a critical task of the church.
We are committed to developing leaders not just for our church, but for the greater Kingdom of God throughout the world. If you are interested in pursuing a ministry internship with us to discover and develop your gifts, strengths, and calling in ministry, and to be deployed into a ministry of significant contribution to the greater kingdom of God, then read through our Christ Church Internship Program document and follow the instructions for beginning this process with us.
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