Leadership at Christ Church is shared by staff and elected officers.
To learn more about these servants, click on one of the blue boxes below:

Meet Our Staff

Jim Clark 
Lead Pastor

George Purnell
Pastoral Care Ministries


Lynn Renne
Pastor of Outreach Ministries and Missions

Diane Aker
Administrative Assistant

Elbert Moody
Building and Grounds


Wendy Hunter
Business Manager

Joe Uthup 
Chancel Choir Director

Joe Uthup was born in Kerala, India and raised in Bloomington Ind. from the age of five. He began singing at an early age as a boy soprano and has continued singing ever since. As a baritone, he has performed several solo recitals and roles with IU Opera Theater. He completed his doctorate in music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Currently, he and his wife, Gifty, reside in Evansville where he teaches applied voice at USI and conducts the chancel choir at Aldersgate and where Gifty is an Audiologist at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. In his spare time, Joe enjoys composing music, writing poetry, drawing, and traveling with his wife.


Valarie Thompson
Children's Choir Director

Annie Roberts
Communications Coordinator

Barbara Russell
8:30 service music, Contempo!

Barry Schaar
8:30 service music, Contempo!

Tony Goerges
Custodial Assistant


Nancy Roberts
Director of Children’s Ministry

Summer Bennett
Organist, 11 am Service

summerebennett@gmail.com


James Roberts
Technical Director


Jeff Anthony
Youth Ministry

Jeff Anthony has been a member of Aldersgate since birth. His love of teaching kids has led him to teaching Sunday School and Bible Study, helping kids to answer their questions and build strong faith and strong relationships.

E-mail: janthony@trinitysem.edu
Phone: 812-319-8589
Instagram: jeffanthony7566


Cory Gieselman
Youth Ministry