• Gary - Lead Pastor

    Gary Black was called to serve as preaching minister the first Sunday of February in 1988. Gary has his undergraduate degree from Lincoln Christian College and his graduate degree from Lincoln Christian Seminary. He has served churches in Athens, Illinois (student youth ministry), Francesville, IN. (preaching ministry), Chapel Rock Christian Church in Indianapolis, IN. (youth ministry), and Clayton. Gary is married to Julie and they have four adult children and 11 grandchildren

  • Julie - Worship & Arts Minister

    Julie Black serves as the director of music and arts. She has earned degrees from Milligan College and Butler University. Julie has developed the music and arts at Clayton to incorporate a multitude of people who are now serving in this area of ministry. She is married to Gary, Lead Pastor at CCC.

  • Brooke - Children's Minister

    Brooke Shroll began serving as Children's Minister in April 2017. Graduating from Johnson University with a degree in Biblical Studies and Middle School Education and a minor in English Literature, she worked as a middle school teacher for three years before coming on board full time at CCC. She is passionate about leading children and their families to Jesus. 

  • Tyler - Associate Pastor/student Minister

    Tyler Kinman started as CCC's part-time Youth Minister in August 2017.  He graduated from Cincinnati Christian College with a major in Preaching and Congregational Ministry. Tyler started full time as an Associate and Youth Pastor on May 26th, 2019.  

  • Shelley - Ministry Assistant

    Shelley Creech  joined the CCC team in July 2016. She graduated from Purdue University in 1990 with a degree in Early Childhood Education. However, being a full time mom to her 4 boys is what has kept her busy for the past 27 years. Tom and Shelley have been married since 1996.