Our New Elder Candidates...
We will vote to affirm our Elders at our annual Congregational Meeting on Sunday June 4, 2017 at both morning services.
Bob has been a partner at Center Pointe since 2009. He is 54 years old and resides in Fairfield Township with his wife, Beth. Together, they have 5 grown children – Michelle, Alyssa, Abby, Jennifer and Tommy. Bob has been employed at Procter & Gamble for 29 years and is currently an Associate Director in R&D. He has served for the past 7 years in the Worship Team/Tech ministry. Bob is excited and humbled to have the opportunity to serve with the Elders to bring to life CPCC’s mission to love God radically, serve others compassionately, and lead people to Jesus.
John has been a partner at Center Pointe since 1992. He is 48 years old and resides in Liberty Township with his wife, Laura, to whom he has been married for 25 years. John and Laura have four children – Cole (23), Abby (21), Trey (19), and Venise (16). John is employed at Procter & Gamble as an R&D Section Head. John has served for many years in different ministries at Center Pointe, including Worship Ministry and Small Group Leadership.
Shawn joined the Center Pointe staff in August of 2002 as the Worship and Involvement Pastor. Since that time, he has directed a variety of ministries including Adult Discipleship, Life Groups, and Administration. In August of 2009, Shawn became the 5th Senior Pastor in Center Pointe’s history. He serves as the primary communicator…teaching, preaching, and casting vision for where God is leading the Center Pointe community as we Love God radically, Serve other compassionately, and Lead people to Jesus.
Shawn graduated from CCU in 1996 with a dual degree in Biblical Studies and Christian Ministries and also completed a Master of Arts degree in Theology in 2009. He and his wife Janelle met while attending Cincinnati Christian University and were married in December of 1998. Shawn loves having a front row seat to seeing God transform the lives of broken people and watching them live out their faith. Janelle is a stay-at-home mom taking care of their two sons, Campbell and Carter.
Larry has been a partner at Center Pointe since 1989 and has served as an Elder since 2010. He is 63 years old and resides in West Chester with his wife, Diane, to whom he has been married for 43 years. Larry and Diane have two sons, Joshua and James. He is employed with GE Aviation as an Engineer (for just a little while longer). Larry previously served as a small group leader in Student Ministry and served as one of three original CPCC elders. Larry serves the Lord as an Elder in humble obedience to his calling to serve the great people who are CPCC, as together we proclaim Jesus to the world. He is particularly excited about discerning and acting upon the direction to which the Lord is calling us.
Bryon has been a partner at Center Pointe since 1989 and has served as an Elder since 2011. He is 57 years old and resides in Liberty Township with his wife, Linda, to whom he has been married for 37 years. They have three married daughters, Casey, Ashley & Alaina. Bryon is employed as a Partner, Leader, Workplace Strategies and Senior Project Architect with Hixson, Inc., an Architecture, Engineering and Interior Design firm. Bryon has served in the adult education ministry and, along with his wife, has lead seminars and Mission trips to Honduras.
Greg has been a partner at Center Pointe since 2008 and has served as an Elder since 2013. He is 59 years old and resides in Liberty Township with his wife, Joanne, and their 8 year old, 110 pound puppy, Wilson. In addition to serving as an Elder, Greg has also served in Men’s Ministry, and together with Joanne, leads a small group. He has been employed at Procter & Gamble for 28 years as a Principal Scientist.
Keith has been a partner at Center Pointe since 1999. He is 49 years old and resides in Liberty Township with his wife, Erin, and their two daughters, Anna (18) and Holly (17), who are currently attending Mars Hill Academy. He is employed with BASF Corporation as the Head of Sales Management. Keith has served for many years in different ministries at Center Pointe including Student Ministry, Children’s Ministry, Men’s Ministry and as a Adult bible fellowship Teacher. Keith is humbled that God has called him into this season of Eldership and counts serving the Lord as the ultimate calling in his life.