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Our Leadership

Our Leadership

Our pastors, administrators, and lay staff seek to emulate Christ’s example of servant leadership. While each has taken a different path to Christ Church, they hold one thing in common: a passion for serving others.

Rev. Dr. John Guest

Senior Pastor (Interim Basis)
( ext 110 | jguest@ccgf.org )
Trinity College, Bristol, England; Ordained by the Church of England; Married to Kathleen, four daughters, five grandchildren; Lives in Sewickley, PA.; Free time activities: golfing and fishing.

  

Rev. Jared Ott

Executive Pastor
( ext 129 | jott@ccgf.org )
B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Biblical Studies, Geneva College;  M.A. in Religion with a focus in Pastoral Counseling, Liberty University & Graduate School; M. Div., Liberty Theological SeminaryCurrently pursuing a Doctorate of Ministry at Grace Theological Seminary;  Board Certified Christian Counselor;  Certified Marital and Premarital Counselor; Certified in Leadership Development;  Ordained by Evangelical Church Alliance;  Married to Debra, two children;  Lives in Moon Twp, PA;  Free time activities:  hanging out with his wife and kids.

Rev. Jamie Kendrew

Senior Associate Pastor
( ext 119 | jkendrew@ccgf.org )
B.A. in Christian Ministry, Geneva College;  Currently pursuing a M. Div. at Trinity School for Ministry;  Ordained by Christian and Missionary Alliance;  Married to Michelle, two children;  Lives in Cranberry, PA;  Free time activities:  hunting and fishing.

Jim Myler

Director of Administration
( ext 150 | jmyler@ccgf.org )
B.S., Penn State University;  M.S., Duquesne University;  Advanced Management Program, University of Texas;  Married to Barb, three children, two grandchildren;  Lives in Mars, PA;  Free time activities:  running, babysitting his grandchildren, and traveling.

Rev. Barry Mariana

Director of  Pastoral Life
( ext 115 | bmariana@ccgf.org )
Course work at Allegheny Community College, Geneva College, Robert Morris University, Trinity School for Ministry and Westminster Theological Seminary;  Certified in Biblical and Marital counseling;  Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors;  Ordained by New Life Fellowship Church in 1992 and Evangelical Church Alliance International in 2007;  Married to Kathie, four children, seven grandchildren;  Lives in Bridgeville, PA;   Free time activities:  reading, running, camping, fly fishing & tying, breeding fish.

Rev. Robby Grunwald

Middle School Pastor
( ext 146 | rgrunwald@ccgf.org )
B.S. in Biblical Ministries, Southwest Assembly of God University;  Ordained by Assemblies of God; Married to Michelle;  Lives in Harmony, PA;  Free time activities:  watching movies, working out, airsoft, and random projects around the house. 


Rev. Doug Raraigh

High School Pastor
(ext. 159 |  draraigh@ccgf.org)
Doug has been in Ministry since 2002 when he helped to plant a church in the South Side of Pittsburgh. Feeling a call to help teenagers begin a life-saving relationship with Jesus Christ and discover God’s purpose for their lives,Doug has been in Youth Ministry ever since. Doug has worked for several large churches in Youth Ministry and has been a guest speaker for various conferences on Youth Ministry. He attended Geneva College in the Student Ministry Department. Doug has been ordained through the United Methodist Church and American Christian Ministries. Doug is married to Bethany Raraigh and together they have twin girls, Ella and Keira. Doug loves movies, superheroes, adventure sports and fishing.

Rev. Dr. Keith Currie

Minister of Music
( ext 147 | kcurrie@ccgf.org )
Ed. D, Virginia Polytechnic Institute;  M. Music Ed., Indiana University of Pennsylvania;  B. Music Ed., Grace College;  Diploma in Sacred Music, Moody Bible Institute;  Ordained by Castleview Baptist Church;  Married to Sue, three children, eight grandchildren;  Free time activities:  reading, watching the Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates, walking, eating out with friends, studying the Bible, playing with his grandchildren, hiking, and vacationing.

Brad Lebakken

Third Service Worship Leader
blebakken@ccgf.org )
B.S. in Music, Duquesne University;  M.A. in Music, Duquesne University;  Married to Vicki, one son;  Lives in West View, PA;  Free time activities:  writing music, watching movies, going to concerts, and taking walks.

Bob Mason

Pastor of Small Groups
( ext 122 | bmason@ccgf.org )
Bob began his career as a Chemical Engineer after graduating from Louisiana State University in 1965. He went on to receive his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. Following his “retirement,” Bob began studying at Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He graduated with a Master of Divinity in 2004. Bob, and his wife Nancy, have been married for 48 years. They have five children and sixteen grandchildren
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