GREG + RENEE
SENIOR + CHILDREN'S PASTORS
Pastor Greg is the senior pastor and founder of C3. He is a graduate of the Berean University School of the Bible and received his pastoral license from CMIGLOBAL. He was ordained in September 2006.
He previously served as a Pastor of Single Adult Ministries and Sports. Pastor Greg was involved as the leader of a missions program and led a number of teams as they traveled in the United States and Caribbean Islands.
Prior to his entrance into ministry, Pastor Greg spent 13 years in the field of education and coaching, including eight years at Mercyhurst Prep High School teaching social studies and coaching. He led the Mercyhurst boy's basketball team to the state championship in 1991 and went on to teach and coach in the public school system at Fairview High School and Central High School.
Pastor Renee oversees all the Kids Town Ministry from infants through 6th grade. She has experience working with kids as a high school teacher, children’s church director, foster parent, and mother.
Renee has led children’s evangelist teams both in the United States and abroad and has been a guest speaker at the Worship Institute in Dallas, Texas. She has instructed on the topics of developing a children’s ministry team, leading children in worship, and the anointing on the lives of children. She is a 1985 graduate of Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA where she received her bachelor's degree in education.
She and her husband, Greg, have three daughters, Danielle, Coriona, and Liza, and two sons, Greg, and Tony.
ZACK + DANIELLE
ASSOCIATE & WORSHIP PASTORS
Pastor Zack and Danielle have been on staff at C3 since 2012. Danielle oversees and leads the worship team, while Zack serves by supporting many of the ongoing ministries at C3, like worship, media, directing Circles, preaching, and more.
Zack and Danielle are both 2010 graduates of Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL. They have two kids, Julian and Gwyneth, and are always excited to help people realize their potential. Danielle has directed 7 high school plays, and Zack coaches baseball at Iroquois High School.
JOSEPH + SHIRLEY
WORSHIP & CARE PASTOR
Pastor Joe is an Associate Pastor and Worship Leader. He leads the church choir and directs the Care Ministry.
A graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (M.M.) and St. Vincent Seminary (M. Div.), Pastor Joe taught music and voice at Mercyhurst College in Erie for 10 years.
Pastor Joe’s heart and passion is to train and lead people into an encounter with God through music and worship.
He and his wife Shirley have made Erie their home since 1977.
BRIAN + JULIE
Pastor Brian and his wife, Julie, have worked with students grades 7-12 for over 15 years. Brian has served on staff as the Zygós Student Ministries pastor at C3 since 2010. Julie is involved in Zygós, as well as the church website design and bulletin. She also owns her own full-time photography business.
Brian ('03) and Julie ('05) attended the University of Valley Forge in Phoenixville, PA (Philadelphia) where they both studied Youth Ministry.
Their heart is not only to teach students, but provide opportunities for our church family to reach out and serve our community.