Pastor Robert L. Simmons, D. Min.

Senior Pastor

Simmons BobRev. Bob Simmons brings gifts of preaching, teaching and exciting people about Christ as he gives clear and inspiring messages every Sunday and assists members to become mature and strong in their faith. Through his leadership and vision, Christ Church has seen changed lives, strengthened families, and a greater outreach to the West Valley community with the love of Christ. Bob is a graduate of Ohio Christian University (BA), Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (STM), and Ashland Theological Seminary (MA and DMin).  Bob is passionate about inspiring worship, preaching that connects, teaching that is transformative, and the spiritual formation of every member.  His vision is to build a missional community of dedicated followers and servants of Jesus Christ.  His challenge to you is to come and join us at Christ Church in the exciting journey of being a Christ-follower.  Bob is married to Jeanette and has three full-grown children, Christian, Heather and Heidi.

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Pastor Brett R. Everett, M. Div.

Associate Pastor

Rev. Brett Everett obtained a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Grove City College in PA. He obtained his Master of Divinity Degree from Winebrenner Theological Seminary in FindlEverett Brettay, OH. His July 2003 ordination prepared him for several positions in Youth and Christian Education. Brett has taught in the formal Christian school setting and brings much enthusiasm to CPC. He is passionate about teaching young people the Bible (his favorite books in the Bible are Romans and Philippians), about investing relationally in the lives of children and teens, and in serving others. He has been active in ministering to children and youth for just shy of 20 years.  Brett is married to Heather and has two children, Nathaniel and Hannah.

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Robert Shelton, C.L.P.

Assistant Pastor For Spiritual Care

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Bob graduated from the University of Kansas in Architectural Engineering (B.S.) and obtained his MBA from Pittsburgh (PA) University. He is a graduate of Whitworth University, Spokane, WA, with  a Certificate in Lay Ministry. He is a former Lay Missionary in India for the United Methodist Church, and was the CEO of a YMCA in Maryland, from which he retired in 1999. Since 2010, Bob has been the Coordinator of the Prayer Ministry of CPC – a Ministry that has grown to incorporate around 120 praying participants. He feels strongly about prayer, and would like to see Christ Church become saturated with prayer, because a House of Prayer is a House of Power. Bob’s pastoral responsibilities include hospital and home visitations. Bob is married to Norleen and has two adult children: Mark, in Massachusetts, and Liz, in Phoenix.