Pastor - Cris Powell & Bridget
Brother Cris & Bridget served on our staff for 5 1/2 from 1996 - 2002. They moved to Weatherford, Texas where Brother Cris served as Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church for 13 1/2 years, from 2002 - 2015. In September of 2015, when Dr Larry Cornell made the decision to retire (after 37 years serving here), the Lord called Brother Cris and Bridget back here to become the next Pastor of Castleberry. Brother Cris preaches the Word of God without compromise and genuinely cares for the members of the congregation.
Pianist & Worship Choir Director - Suzanne Stewart (with husband Woody & son Aaron)
Suzanne is an accomplished pianist and musician who has faithfully served in the music ministry here at Castleberry for 27 years. She is highly talented, extremely professional, and has a willing heart to serve the Lord (and so does her wonderful family).
Administrative Assistant/Office Manager - Tina Medeiros
Tina has been serving in our church office, providing much needed help and leadership to all of our staff, for 21 years. Her excellent organizational and relational skills have always been a blessing to all of our staff and our church family. Tina also is involved in the children’s ministry where she has faithfully been teaching Sunday School for many years.
Church Maintenance - Dave & Deborah Posey
Brother Dave and his wife Debra have been taking great care of the cleaning and upkeep of Castleberry’s church facilities for 14 years.
Worship Leader – Brett & Ashley Powell
Brother Brett joined our staff and began leading worship for Castleberry in March of 2016. The worship team strives to bring a variety of Biblical songs, both new and old, that all exalt the Lord and humble the congregation in preparation for the message. He and his wife, Ashley, also lead the Wednesday evening children’s program, “Kid’s For Christ”.
Youth Pastor – Brad & Alena Wyldes
Brother Brad joined our staff in February of 2017. He and his wife, Alena, were married in 2008, and come to us having previously served in youth ministries at Ottumwa Community Church in Ottumwa, IA & Highview Baptist Church in Chillicothe, Mo. It is their sincere desire to see young people come to know the Lord and train them up to be servants for Christ. They consider it a joy to be called to teach the next generation of the church.