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."

Riley Higgins

Director of Student Ministries 
"My primary responsibility is walking alongside our students, 7-12th grade and their families. I am passionate about seeing students come to know Jesus, grow in their relationship with him, and serve as an active member of Christ's body. We worship on Wednesday nights from 6:00-8:30 PM and would love for your student(s) to join us!"

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."

Donnie Newcomer

Director of Worship Ministries
"As Worship Director, I have the honor of continuing to build and cultivate a culture of authentic, free and pointed worship of Christ Jesus within the Body here at CCC! I plan, schedule and execute all musical parts of our worship services as well as direct, schedule, serve and utilize our incredibly talented group of volunteer leaders and musicians. I also work hand in hand with our audio/visual and production team as well as our worship design team."

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! 

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.”

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."

Trenna Trice

Administrative Assistant to the Lead Pastor

Kenneth Brice

Facilities Manager

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!" 


Derrick Shields

Jason Shawa

Kelli Wommack

Al Johnson

Wakenia Leonard

Tonya Upton

Derik Roberts

Brian Steiner

Mark Harris