Pastor Ralph Kirkpatrick
Pastor Ralph Kirkpatrick was born in California and raised in South Carolina, where he began his long journey of faith. Pastor Ralph graduated in 1994 from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a BA in Religious Studies and in 1998 from Trinity Lutheran Seminary, in Columbus, Ohio with a Masters of Divinity.
In describing himself, Pastor Ralph notes that he is not a life-long Lutheran nor a first career pastor, but is someone who seeks to follow his faith in Christ and to help others do the same, realizing how awesome it is to live in God’s grace.
Cindy Adams, Administrative Assistant
Cindy came to Christ Lutheran in March 2016 as our Administrative Assistant. She has over 25 years of experience in office operations, including former positions with a real estate firm, a delivery company and a church office.
Linda Keener, Music Director and Organist
Our Music Director/organist Linda Keener has been with CLC since 1992. An accomplished organist, she has been playing the organ for several congregations since the age of 14. As Music Director, she plans and directs a variety of inspiring musical programs for worship and seasonal performances. Linda leads our chancel and bell choirs during our Sunday worship, and she often incorporates guest percussion, woodwind, brass and vocal musicians to enhance our worship experience.
Jim Schnellenberger, Parish Coordinator
Jim has been a member of Christ Lutheran since 2007. He serves as the Parish Coordinator, a volunteer position appointed by the Congregational Council. Jim is responsible for the scheduling and coordination of Christ Lutheran Church facilities and resources. He is actively involved in various ministries and currently serves as the Vision Committee and Capital Improvements Committee Chairperson.