Meet Our Leadership
Pastor Tom and Mary Wood and Family
(Steffany and Anthony, Amelia, Olivia, Ethan)
Pastor Tom and his wife Mary have been serving Christ Fellowship Church since 2010. Tom is a graduate from Ravencrest Bible School, Columbia Bible College, Denver Seminary, and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has a Ph.D. in New Testament Studies and over 30 years of pastoral experience. Pastor Tom also serves as the Protestant Chaplain for the Montana State Hospital. Mary is a graduate from Purdue University with her MA in Counseling, and is employed by the Anaconda School district as a Grade School Counselor. Tom and Mary have 4 grown children, one daughter in-law and one “high needs” dog. They live west of Anaconda on Spring Hill.
Verlan and Rosina Jesse
Verlan & Rosina Jesse live in Drummond Montana. Verlan works for the Montana Department of Transportation. He is uniquely gifted with playing the musical saw. Rosina runs a Preschool in Drummond & loves kids. They have a son & daughter in law who live in Phoenix AZ with twin girls.
Gail and Linda Keith
Gail is retired from the Montana State Police and the Montana Board of Outfitters. His wife Linda is a retired LPN. They have three sons and fourteen grandchildren, and live in the Race Track area.
Drew and Renee' Schoening
Drew and Renee' are both graduates of Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, CA. While there, Drew earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and a Masters in Theology. Renee' earned her Marriage and Family Therapy degree at Fuller and later completed her doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision at UM in Missoula. Drew has retired from the Montana State Hospital, but continues to serve at the Montana State Prison as a Psychologist. Renee' is a full time School Counselor in Deer Lodge. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of Montana. They have two grown children who have launched the nest. Thankfully they have two dogs still at home.
Mike and Cindy Grieshaber
Mike and Cindy Grieshaber are long-time residents of Deer Lodge. Mike runs a contract painting business, while Cindy is the Director of the Public Library. They have extensive ministry experience, including a missionary assignment in Greece working with refugees. They are the proud parents of three children Micah, Matthew, and John.