Staff

  • Richard York
    Lead Pastor
    Rich studied at Central Bible College and the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, Missouri. Rich and Sharon married in July 1981 and have served at Christian Life since 1989. Rich is one of the few older people who work out at CrossFit. On vacation he likes to visit presidential museums.

  • Sharon York
    Associate Pastor
    Sharon is a graduate of Central Bible College. She is passionate about helping people connect and find their place in ministry. The Yorks have three adult kids, their spouses and three grandchildren. Sharon is an unashamed coffee snob and enjoys eating out while maintaining her status as a lifetime Weight Watchers™ member.

  • Jeff Woodward
    Youth / Associate Pastor
    Jeff studied at Northern Michigan University and the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. He and Caitlin married in 2009 and their daughter, GloriaJean was born in February, 2013, their son, Henry was born February 2015 and their 2nd son, Clive was born June 2017. Jeff began serving Christian Life in January 2011. He enjoys mountain biking & camping in National Parks.

  • Bill & Laura Kern
    Children & Family Pastors
    For more than 20 years Bill and Laura, have partnered with parents to disciple children. Laura's day job is at the Regal Ware Company in West Bend. The rest of the time she is here! Bill loves all things outdoors, especially rock collecting. Laura relaxes with stamping and scrap-booking. In 2009 she received her minister’s credential with the Assemblies of God. They have two adult daughters, one who was married summer of 2017.

  • Sarah Meyer
    Music Coordinator
    Sarah’s passion is worship and music. She majored in Fine Arts Administration with a Church Music minor at Lakeland College. Sarah and her husband, Chris, have three children. Sarah began her ministry at Christian Life in January 2013.

  • Lee Watson
    Business Administrator
    Lee recently retired after 17 years as a vice president at the Assemblies of God Financial Solutions. Lee and his wife Sue have three adult children. Lee enjoys fishing.

  • Naomi Borgenhagen
    Administrative Assistant
    Office hours:
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30am-4:30pm
    On her days off she enjoys gardening, drawing & painting. She keeps busy raising two spunky daughters alongside her husband.

  • Gay Lynn Borgenhagen
    Administrative Assistant
    Office hours:
    Monday, Tuesday & Friday: 9:00am-4:45pm
    Wednesday: 9:00am-4:00pm.
    Gay has served our church family in many capacities in the past 30+ years and joined the office staff in 2008. "And yes, I love working with my daughter in-law!"

  • Fay Schema
    Bookkeeper
    Office hours:
    Monday 8:00am-5:00pm