Our Staff

Rev. Shawn Barkley

Rev. Shawn BarkleySr. Pastor

Shawn’s passions in ministry are in the areas of discipleship development and church leadership.  He has worked with congregations and pastors in the area of church redevelopment and has been a presenter at the national PCUSA Evangelism and Church Growth Conference.

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Sara Jane Nixon

Sara Jane NixonAssociate Pastor

Sara Jane arrived at Crestview in 2022 to serve as Associate Pastor. Along with helping with teaching and pastoral care, she has special responsibilities towards the Deacons and Mission Team.

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Rodney BarbourDirector of Worship Arts & Music

Rodney Barbour serves at Crestview as Director of Worship and Arts since 2006.  He directs the 40 voice Chancel Choir, the Crestview Ringers, the Worship Band, the Crestview Brass and works with all music volunteers involved in children’s music and small ensembles. . .

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Karen Dostal

Karen DostalDatabase Specialist & Admin Support

Karen started her employment with Crestview in February 2010 as the database specialists/ administrative support. Prior to Crestview she worked at another local church for 17 years.

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Peggy FriedhoffCommunication Strategies

Peggy and her family joined Crestview in 2008 and immediately got involved in helping with Crestview’s digital presence by helping with the website and creating videos for the various small groups and mission teams.

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Dick Eckert

Dick EckertNew Members & Support Staff

Dick Eckert is Parish Visitor of people visiting Crestview.  He came to the church with his wife Frieda in retirement after more than forty years of ministry as an associate pastor in pastoral care and music. 

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Tracie Long_Youth Leader

Tracie LongDirector of Christian Education

Tracie has served at Crestview in director roles since January of 2020. She currently serves as the Director of Christian Education, leading children, youth and family ministries.

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Teri McKibben

Teri McKibbenOrganist

Teri McKibben has served Crestview as organist/Chancel Choir accompanist since December of 2004. She started playing the organ at age 7 and earned a scholarship for advanced organ study/service playing at her home church in Green Bay, WI starting at age 13. . . .

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Debbie Shephard

Debbie ShephardAssistant Director - Children's Ministries

Debbie became a member of Crestview in 1991 and immediately got involved in being a part of the children’s leadership team.  She joined the staff in 2010 and now assists the Director of Christian Education in the area of Children’s Ministries. . .

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Leslie Yeary

Leslie YearyWorship Leader, Musician & Vocalist

Leslie has led various youth worship teams during her years of teaching. She is passionate about employing worship music to help others draw near to God and deepen their prayer life...

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