our leadership

our leadership

BOARD OF ELDERS

Walnut Hill is a nondenominational, evangelical church. We have a Board of Elders, elected by our members, who are responsible for providing spiritual leadership and oversight. In any given week, our Elders can be found praying with individuals, serving alongside the congregation or supporting our pastoral team as they lead and direct daily ministry. You can contact our Elders at leadership@walnuthillcc.org.

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Elder Photo

BOARD OF ELDERS

Walnut Hill is a nondenominational, evangelical church. We have a Board of Elders, elected by our members, who are responsible for providing spiritual leadership and oversight. In any given week, our Elders can be found praying with individuals, serving alongside the congregation or supporting our pastoral team as they lead and direct daily ministry. You can contact our Elders at leadership@walnuthillcc.org.

LeadPastors

LEAD PASTORS

Walnut Hill is led by a team of three pastors: Brian Mowrey, Adam DePasquale and Craig Mowrey. They serve in partnership overseeing and advancing key areas in the life of the church.

LeadPastors

LEAD PASTORS

Walnut Hill is led by a team of three pastors: Brian Mowrey, Adam DePasquale and Craig Mowrey. They serve in partnership overseeing and advancing key areas in the life of the church.

ONE CHURCH, FOUR LOCATIONS

We are one church family with four locations in Connecticut. Each campus has a campus pastor who shepherds the people at the campus.

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OUR TEAM

We also have a team of pastors who are directly responsible for specific areas of ministry, from children, youth and adults, to care, worship & the arts, prayer and evangelism. Additionally, directors provide support and guidance to the staff to keep the mission forefront and the infrastructure healthy and running smoothly.

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OUR TEAM

We also have a team of pastors who are directly responsible for specific areas of ministry, from children, youth and adults, to care, worship & the arts, prayer and evangelism. Additionally, directors provide support and guidance to the staff to keep the mission forefront and the infrastructure healthy and running smoothly.

Adam DePasquale

Adam DePasquale

Lead Pastor, Executive

AJ Picard

AJ Picard

Pastor of the Arts

Becca Mowrey

Becca Mowrey

Worship Director

Brian Mowrey

Brian Mowrey

Lead Pastor, Bethel Campus Pastor

Christopher Ellington

Christopher Ellington

Production Director

Clay Norman

Clay Norman

Staff Chaplain

Connie McFarland

Connie McFarland

Director of Communications

Craig Horne

Craig Horne

Family Pastor

Craig Mowrey

Craig Mowrey

Lead Pastor, Waterbury Campus Pastor

Doug Palmer

Doug Palmer

Finance & HR Director

Greg Flower

Greg Flower

Youth Pastor

Jim Bray

Jim Bray

Pastor of Care & Men's Ministries

John Dischinger

John Dischinger

Pastor of Outreach

Joshua Multunas

Joshua Multunas

Valley Campus Pastor

Kyler Barr

Kyler Barr

Youth & Young Adult Pastor

Lucy Houghton

Lucy Houghton

Director of Care Ministries

Lynne Bauman

Lynne Bauman

Pastor of Women

Nick Barnett

Nick Barnett

Property Management Director

Victoria Kowarick

Victoria Kowarick

Pastor of Evangelism & Spiritual Growth

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Crystal Ellington

Online Campus Director

Karen Sergey

Joe Vaichus

Chris Vitarello

Mike Gaynor

Ray Pennoyer

Brian Prue

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OUR STAFF DIRECTORY

LEAD PASTOR TEAM

Adam DePasquale Lead Pastor, Executive

Craig Mowrey Lead Pastor, Development

Brian Mowrey Lead Pastor, Teaching

Anna Mae Althen Executive Assistant to the Lead Pastors

ADMINISTRATION

Laura Kennedy Receptionist

Sandi Miller Database Specialist

Tamsin Smith Community Life Coordinator

Melena Sorena Senior Ministries Coordinator

Judy Taranto Receptionist

CAMPUS LEADERSHIP

Crystal Ellington Online Campus Director

Mike Gaynor Waterbury Associate 

Craig Mowrey Waterbury Campus Pastor

Brian Mowrey Bethel Campus Pastor

Joshua Multunas Valley Campus Pastor

Ray Pennoyer Waterbury Assistant Pastor

Brian Prue New Milford Campus Pastor

Joe Vaichus Waterbury Associate Pastor

CARE

Jim Bray Pastor of Care & Men's Ministries

Lucy Houghton Director of Care Ministries

Victoria Kowarick Pastor of Evangelism & Spiritual Growth

CHURCH IN ACTION

John Dischinger Pastor of Outreach

COMMUNICATIONS

Connie McFarland Director of Communications

FACILITIES

Nick Barnett Property Management Director

Neil Bowman Facilities Team

Trevor Kroemer Facilities Team

Frank McCabe Facilities Team

FINANCE

Laurel Goudy Finance Specialist

Ben Moy Accounting Coordinator

Doug Palmer Finance & HR Director

Chris Taylor Accounting Specialist

KIDS

Janice Anastasia Bethel Elementary Coordinator

Cherie Blevins New Milford Children's Coordinator

Cindy Dachenhausen Family Ministry Coordinator

Craig Horne Family Pastor

Jennifer McCabe Bethel Preschool Coordinator

Amy Mowrey Waterbury Children's Coordinator

MEN

Jim Bray Pastor of Care & Men's Ministries

PRAYER

Karen Sergey Director of Prayer

SPECIAL NEEDS

Cindy Dachenhausen Family Ministry Coordinator

Katie Mancini Special Needs Ministry Coordinator

STAFF CHAPLAIN

Clay Norman Staff Chaplain

WINDOWS CAFE

Lori Turco Cafe & Catering Manager

WOMEN

Lynne Bauman Pastor of Women

WORSHIP & THE ARTS

Christopher Ellington Production Director

Kari Mackiewicz Bethel Campus Worship Leader

Jeremiah Mahadeo Tech Arts Lead

Becca Mowrey Worship Director 

Tim Reid New Milford Campus Production Coordinator

Chris Vitarello Associate Director of Worship

YOUTH

Kyler Barr Youth & Young Adult Pastor

Brian Bergen Campus Youth Coordinator

Greg Flower Youth Pastor

Mike Mancini Campus Youth Coordinator

Megan Silver Campus Youth Coordinator

Leslie Turco Youth Administrator

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