Pastor Shane Wilson serves as the Lead Pastor at Christian Life Assembly. He and his wife Heidi have two amazing children, Sydney and Spencer. Every aspect of Pastor Shane’s ministry is driven by the Holy Spirit’s passion for the lost and for discipleship. He firmly believes that Jesus’ model of relational and servant leadership is the key to successful ministry.
Pastor Scott Ball serves as an Executive Pastor at Christian Life Assembly. He and his wife Melissa have served in ministry for over 20 years as Worship, Media and Executive Pastors. He is passionate about finding new ways to communicate the Gospel. Pastor Scott loves being the husband of Melissa and dad to Natalie, Jackson and Avery.
Pastor David Richards serves as an Executive Pastor and the Kids Pastor at CLA. He and his wife Ronda have been involved in family ministry for over 25 years working in children, youth and adult ministries, as well as in administration. They have three children: Josiah, Sophia and Sara.
Pastor Dan Baker serves as the Dramatic Arts Pastor at Christian Life Assembly. He has served in worship, music and drama ministry for over 20 years. He and his wife, Karin, have four daughters and three granddaughters. Pastor Dan is passionate about utilizing the arts to reach people with the message of Christ
Pastor Tom Britton serves as the Executive Pastor of Counseling, Pastoral Care and Recovery Ministries at CLA. He has been on staff for 16 years. Originally from the Boston area, Pastor Tom and his wife Dana settled in the area 28 years ago. Both he and Dana were employed at Messiah College, where Dana still maintains her career in higher education. Their daughters, Andrea and Lindsay, also live in the area.
Pastor Rob Gillen is the High School and College Age Pastor at Christian Life Assembly. He has served in youth ministry for 10 years and has his masters in theology from the University of Valley Forge. He and his wife Kara have a son named Jayden and two beautiful daughters named Elliana and Adalynn.
In 1995, Pastor Candace Harris became the Women’s Ministries Director at CLA. Then, in 2007, she became the Women’s Pastor and, in 2015, was named Adult Ministries Pastor. She is married to Curt, CLA Missions Director, and their oldest son Jeff and his wife Joyce, along with their three children, attend CLA. Their only daughter Brittany is a missionary in China, and their youngest son Jonathan and his wife Courtney live in North Carolina. Pastor Candace’s greatest joy is to equip, train and encourage others in the Lord.
First, Pastor Lee Hyman is a follower of Jesus Christ and a child of the Living God. Second, he is the husband of his beautiful wife Kiersten and father of their four amazing children, Marlee, Elliot, James and Chloe. Third, he serves as the Pastoral Care Pastor at Christian Life Assembly.
Pastor Nick Pine serves as the Middle School Pastor at Christian Life Assembly. He and his wife Jordan are both graduates of Messiah College, where Nick received his Bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry. Nick and Jordan are both passionate about seeing young people awakened to the way of Jesus.
Pastor Kristian Walker was called to ministry when he was seven years old and could never imagine doing anything else in life. He has been on staff at CLA for 13 years, six years as Pastor of Worship Arts. His wife Shannon and daughters, Aria and Elise, share his passion for worship and have been very involved in the church-wide worship ministries of CLA over the past six years.
Tori Montgomery serves as CLA’s Connections Director. She graduated from Evangel University in 2011 with a degree in Church Communications. Funny enough, Tori actually had no intention of using her degree in a church setting as a career, but God had other plans! (And we are thankful He did!)
Cristen Crossley serves as Discover Ministry Director at CLA. She began working on staff in June of 2015 and has served with Girls Ministries for the last 15 years. She is married to Jeff, and they have two children, Victoria (Tori) and Quinn. According to Cristen, the best part of what she gets to do is help others grow and watch them connect with Jesus!
Jim Edmonds is joyfully serving Christ after many years in God's grace as a husband, father, scientist, executive, missionary, professor and mentor. He is now pouring all of his life experience back into the Kingdom through the Prayer Ministry, where he serves with his wife Sue-Ellen.
Sue-Ellen Edmonds serves in ministry at CLA with her husband Jim as Prayer Ministry Directors. They have worked and served for over 50 years supporting one another. Now they are in a season that the Lord has given them to serve together. Being "retired," they also have the gift of time to travel more -- often to see their three sons and daughters-in-law and nine amazing grandchildren.