Pastor Chris served with Pastor Wayne DeYoung as Administrative Assistant and
Associate Pastor from October 1995 until June 2002. In July of 2002 Pastor Chris
was asked to take over as Senior Pastor of Faith in Christ Fellowship and received
his Licence to Preach in March of 2003. In March 2005 he was ordained as a
Ministry Associate and on October 5th 2008, Pastor Chris was Ordaind as
Minister of the word and sacrament at Faith in Christ Fellowship by Rev. Duane
Pastor Chris received his Masters Degree in Theology from Summit Bible College,
Bakersfield California in June 2003 and is currently working on His Doctorate in
Ministry, also from Summit Bible College.
In addition to his duties as Senior Pastor at Faith in Christ Fellowship, Pastor Chris
has been Adjunct Faculty in the Health Physical Education and Recreation
Department (HPER) at Northern Michigan University since 1990 where he has taught
several classes including Basic Emergency Medical Technician, Wilderness First
Responder and Red Cross, Responding to Emergencies courses.
Pastor Chris serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for Room at the Inn,
Marquette's rotating homeless shelter that he co-founded with Mrs. Helen
McCormick in 2007. He also serves as vice chair on the Board of Directors for
Pregnancy Services/ Care Clinic of Marquette.
Doris serves as the church secretary and oversees the Children's Ministry. She has
a degree in Business Administration and has over 20 years of experience in
Children and Youth Ministry with Canaan Church in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
In addition to her Church responsibilities Doris serves as a Crisis Counselor with
Pregnancy Services of Marquette
Pastor Chris and Doris were married May 6, 2000 and have three daughters,
Serena, Tanzi and Chrissy
Pastor Chris and wife Doris Kostelansky
Tanzi Chris Doris Chrissy Serena is not shown