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Chris Sweet
Lead Pastor

Chris came to be our pastor in June 2016. He married his wife Sara in 1995 while attending Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth.  Chris and Sara have two children: Leighann, a college student studying music,  and Stephen, a budding theater star in high school.

Chris grew up in South Florida and graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He graduated from Southwestern Seminary in 1999 with a Master of Arts in Church Music and has served in lead roles in churches since he was 17 years old.

Chris enjoys spending time with his family, working out and drinking coffee.

Sara Sweet
Children and Youth Minister

Sara began as volunteer youth director in July 2018. She joined the staff in April 2019 as youth minister and became the children's minister in January of 2020. She is the wife of our pastor and has served in children's ministry in four previous churches in Texas, Tennessee and Oklahoma. She also currently works full-time with a non-profit, para-church organization.

Austin Reese
Church Administrative Assistant

Austin has been administrative assistant since October 2020. He is a student at Angelo State University and is pursuing a degree in business administration.

Sharita Russell
CDC Director

Sharita has been working in our CDC for a number of years. In 1999, she was added on staff as the Assistant Director and was later promoted to Director in 2006. Sharita loves the kids in our day care and enjoys the work God has graced her with.

       105 Guthrie Street
       San Angelo, Texas 76901
       Church Phone: 325-949-0713
       Child Development Center Phone: 325-942-0576
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