SENIOR PASTOR + FOUNDER
Pastor Greg is the senior pastor and founder of C3 Church. 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 has been 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 boys 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, two sons, Greg, and Tony, and 5 grandchildren.
Pastor Zack has been on staff at C3 since 2012. He supports and directs many of the ministries here, including worship, media, Circles, preaching, and more.
Zack is a 2010 graduate of Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL with a bachelors degree in Practical Theology.
His wife Danielle also works at C3, and they are often assisted by their three children, Julian, Gwyneth, and Eme.
In addition to his duties at the church, Zack has been the head baseball coach at Iroquois High School since 2018, and enjoys smoking barbecue in his free time.
Pastor Josh is an Erie Native and 2017 graduate of Edinboro University where he received his Bachelor’s in Journalism and Digital Communication.
Prior to coming to C3, Josh worked with children and youth for over 12 years, including time at Mystic Mountain Training Center as the Director of Teenage Curriculum.
Josh’s passion is creating environments where youth can connect closer to God and closer to each other.
WORSHIP ARTS DIRECTOR
Danielle oversees and leads the worship team at C3, and lends her creative expertise to many areas of the church.
Danielle is a 2010 graduate of Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL with a degree in music. She is married to Zack and they have three kids, Julian and Gwyneth, and Eme.
Pastor Joe is an Associate Pastor on staff since the beginning of C3 Church. He leads the church choir and directs the Care Ministry, which helps with needs as they arise, such as meal trains, hospital visits, in-home communion, and more.
A graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (M.M.) and St. Vincent Seminary (M. Div.), Pastor Joe taught music and voice at Mercyhurst University in Erie for 10 years.
He and his wife Shirley have made Erie their home since 1977.
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR + FINANCE
Rosie has been in her position at C3 since 2012. She makes the office tick, and is the most likely person to answer the phone if you call. Rosie is always willing to help out, and also handles many of the financial duties of the church.
She served previously in the US Air Force and is a graduate of Harbor Creek High School and Sinclair Community College.
She has lived in Erie most of her life, and loves to visit with her 3 children, and 4 grandchildren.
Mary and her husband Brandon oversee the nursery ministries at C3, which includes all children from birth through Kindergarten. You will find them welcoming kids and families upstairs in Kids Town, where they make learning about Jesus fun, memorable, and exciting. The Tolons have 4 children of their own, Grace, Lindy, Joseph, and Alayna.