Rev. Dr. Tony Stiff, M.Div, D.Min., PhD Candidate

Senior Pastor

Rev. Dr. Tony Stiff has a BA in Pastoral Studies from Clearwater Christian College; an M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA; a D.Min. from Western Theological Seminary in Holland, MI in the area of Spiritual Formation; and is a PhD Candidate in Practical Theology at the University of Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland. Tony has 20 years of ministry experience in churches as large as 2,500 and as small as 150 across the USA in large metropolitan areas (which include Philadelphia, Atlanta, Tampa, Sacramento, and Phoenix). Over the years Tony has served as a youth director, Assistant Pastor, and Associate Pastor overseeing the spiritual formation of youth to adults, local and global missions, and adult education and small groups. He has been ordained in the PCA, EPC, and now in the ECO; and has served in the Church of Scotland as pulpit supply during his studies in the U.K.. Tony and his family joined Christ Presbyterian Church in August, 2018, called as the new Senior Pastor. They relocated from Aberdeen, Scotland where Tony was completing the first part of his PhD studies. Tony has a passion for leading the church into worshipful mission, and missional worship. He is married to Jessica Stiff, and is the father of Cali and Liam Stiff.

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Rev. 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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Rev. Mike Shirey, M. Div.

Assistant Pastor

Rev. Michael Shirey has an M.Div. from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. He has been in ministry for more than 26 years and was part of the original start of ECO (A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians), the movement Christ Presbyterian Church is part of. Pastor Shirey is our Assistant Pastor for Pastoral Care and also leads weekly in our worship services. He and his family worshiped with Christ Presbyterian Church before joining us as a staff pastor. 

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