ministry teams


deacon: Betty Kaupp

The Missions team develops the core value of Beautiful Feet through education, short-term mission trips and other activities; prays for and stays in contact with our missionaries for their encouragement and our personal involvement.


deacon: Bev Nelson

The Hospitality team oversees support roles that enhance corporate Authentic Worship; staffs and provides leadership for the nurseries, finds ushers, coordinates Coffee Fellowship, communion and decorating throughout the year.

Children's Ministry

deacon: Becky  Roth

The Christian Education team focuses on developing the Core Value of Spiritual Growth; especially focused on children's ministries and functions as a children's ministry team. They oversee Sunday School, J.A.M., Children's  Church, and Vacation Bible School.


deacon: Derek Meiss

The Finance team provides leadership in stewardship of Christ Community facilities and property; oversees the upkeep and maintenance of the buildings; prepares and manages the church budget, reviews the treasurer's monthly report and keeps the congregation informed of the church's finances.

Local Outreach

deacon: Tiffney Palmer

The Local Outreach promotes the Core Value of One Another through personal contact with our congregation and coordinating events that foster fellowship and relationships. Examples include: One Another meals, Harvest Party, and Easter Egg Hunt.

Little Lambs Preschool

board chairperson: Abby Huette

The Little Lambs Board provides leadership and direction for the pre-school staff; acts as liaison for Little Lambs Preschool and the congregation of Christ Community.


deacon: Jennifer Morrison

The Meals team Exists to coordinate all of the meals that occur as a ministry of Christ CC. The team will seek to promote the One Another core value by loving those inside the church and the Beautiful feet core value by ministering to those outside of the church through providing meals. 


deacon: Mark Butikofer

The Technology Team exists to serve the church by maintaining all of our technological needs.


  • John Krone

    John has attended CCC since 2004.  He has been active in Church Leadership, Small Group, Men's Group, Sunday School and Children's Church.  He and his wife Tonya live in Minonk and are the parents of 4, the in-laws of 3 and Papa and Nana to Jacob, Jase, Jett and Anniya. John is a Team Leader at DuPont in El Paso.

  • Al Hany

    Al has been serving as elder since January, 2017 and has been involved with many areas of ministry at Christ Community.  He is recently retired  from COUNTRY Financial and has completed a Masters degree  at Urbana Theological Seminary .  He and his wife Keri  have deep Gridley roots. 

  • Steve Barnhart

    Steve has served as a church leader, Sunday school teacher, and worship team member since 2002. The majority of his career he has been a management consultant.  He and his wife Lisa are the parents of two grown children Luke and Katie.

  • Tim Johnson

    Tim has been a part of the CCC family since 2011, serving on several ministry teams and as an Elder since 2016. Tim and his wife Susan live and farm North West of Gridley. Tim also serves in a leadership role at OSF Saint James Hospital in Pontiac. Tim and Susan have 2 adult sons, Zach and Noah.


  • Andy Huette

    Senior Pastor

    Andy has served as our Senior Pastor since 2009 and had previously served as our Senior High Youth Director since 2005.  He is a graduate of Taylor University (B.A., Biblical Literature), Urbana Theological Seminary (M.A., Religion), and Southern Seminary (D.Min., Applied Theology).  Andy and his wife Abby are the parents of Elly, Silas, Mercy, and Hudson.

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  • Grant Stauter

    Associate Pastor

    Grant has served as full-time Associate Pastor since 2015 and had previously served a on a part-time basis since September 2013.  He is a Gridley native and has led in a variety of roles at Christ Community including Sr. High Youth group, Men's Ministry, and Sunday School.  He and his wife Jil are the parents of Samuel, Eden, and Lydia.

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  • Jordan & Alissa McKinsey

    Sr. High Youth Director

  • Zack Puck

    Jr. High Youth Director Intern

  • Tammy Sanders

    Worship Coordinator

  • Stacy Ludy

    Little Lambs Preschool Director

  • Kris Bridgers