Fred Defendorf

Fred serves as the Young Adult Ministries Director at the Broadview Heights Campus. His goal is to engage consistently with the young adult community to build intentional relationships through LifeGroups, meet ups, and events in which discipleship and mentoring can occur. Fred has a Master’s Degree from Clark’s Summit University in Organized Leadership. He enjoys […]

Joshua Hamm

Josh recently joined the CVC staff in July of 2023, serving both of our church campuses. At the Brunswick Campus he assists pastorally in Community Life and the teaching team, and at the Broadview Campus he is working with our Send team to keep our church body engaged and moving forward in missions. Prior to […]

Becca Ferguson

In her role as the Women’s Ministry Director, Becca works to oversee the equipping, discipleship, and development of women at CVC. She is passionate about helping women come to know the Lord more deeply by growing in knowledge of and confidence in His Word. Becca holds a BA in Public Relations from the University of […]

Bettina Kawczak

Bettina serves as the Women’s Ministry Director at CVC Brunswick. She is passionate about building a community of women who support one another. The Women’s Ministry pillars are understanding and obeying God’s Word, incorporating prayer into daily life and building community with one another. Bettina and her husband, Steven, have been married 21 years, and […]

John Campbell

John Campbell is the Men’s Ministry Director for CVC Brunswick Campus. John leads Men’s Ministry activities including LifeGroups, service projects, fellowship meals and Discipleship Huddles. John feels privileged to be used by God in this capacity, as he enjoys spending time with groups of men in Christ and discipling men through their walk of faith. […]

Matt Dolezal

Matt serves as the Director of Community Life at CVC Brunswick Campus. In his role he offers direction, support, and oversight of Lifegroups, Discipleship Huddles, and any classes that are offered. It is his pleasure to guide leaders as they help others grow in their knowledge and love of Christ. Matt also serves as a […]

Ashley Faltot

Ashley is the CVCKids Ministry Director for the Brunswick Campus. Her desire is to create an atmosphere of learning and fun to ultimately equip children to face the world with Jesus as their Savior. Ashley holds a BA in Business Administration from Cleveland State University. She and her husband, Joshua, have been married since 2014 […]

Lauren Meyer

Lauren plans and executes all events in CVCYouth while creating easy on-ramps for students in 6th-12th grade to be discipled to become more like Jesus. Lauren served as an intern at CVCYouth in 2016, but was hired on as the Director of Discipleship and Events in June, 2018. Lauren has a B.S. and M.A. in […]

Brian Howell

Brian oversees the Invite area of ministry at CVC, including Guest Services, Next Step Classes, Communications and Worship Arts. He holds a BA in Music and Business from Anderson University (Indiana). Brian surrendered his heart to Christ while a junior in college. After 14 years traveling the world as a musical director and keyboardist for […]

Rick Eimers

If you want to get involved serving at CVC, in the community locally, or even globally, Pastor Rick will be the one we’d encourage you to talk to to because he’s our Serve Pastor! He has a heart to see people using their gifts for the Kingdom. He’s the creative, visionary type, so he’s often […]

Nate Green

Nate serves as the Worship Pastor at Cuyahoga Valley Church. He sees the importance of meeting together as a church and proclaiming the excellencies of Him who called us out of darkness into light is vital to worshiping God in spirit and truth (1 Peter 2:9, John 4:24). Nate has a BA in Evangelism and […]