Our Staff

Sara Jane Nixon

Sara Jane NixonPastor

The Rev. Sara Jane Nixon has been with us at Crestview since 2022, initially serving as Associate Pastor before stepping into her current role as Pastor of Transition in 2024.  Sara Jane's primary responsibilities at Crestview include preaching, teaching, Session, staff leadership, and visioning.

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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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Dave Burns

Dave BurnsFacility Manager

Dave Burns has been a member of Crestview for over 35 years and has recently stepped in to become our first Facility Manager at Crestview.

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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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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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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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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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