CENTRAL LEADERSHIP TEAM

Pastor Jonathan Walker, Church on the Rock, Wasilla Alaska

 PASTOR JONATHAN WALKER

Jonathan Walker is the Lead Pastor of Church on the Rock. He and his wife Kitri have experienced the life-changing impact of Jesus’ love in their own lives and are compelled to love and serve others in response. They consider it one of life’s greatest privileges to extend that same love and offer of transformation to others. Jonathan first moved to Alaska over twenty-five years ago and, to put it mildly, fell in love with this place and its people. Over the years, the Walkers have taught at Alaska Bible Institute, hosted conferences for parents and teens throughout the state, served as youth pastors and most recently planted and pastored Church on the Rock in Homer, AK. They and their four amazing children are honored to call the Mat-Su Valley home and to lead the passionate and gifted team of people at Church on The Rock!

 PASTOR Jonathan Garland

Pastor Jonathan Garland serves with the Central Leadership Team at Church on the Rock. He married the love of his life, Shannon, in 2000. Outside of a growing affection for coffee and Crossfit, they enjoy spending time with their four outdoorsy, often rambunctious, Alaska-loving children: Seth, Kate, Ethan and Alivia. The Garland’s moved to Palmer in 2016 to invest in training the next generation of ministry leaders with Alaska Bible College. Before their move, Jonathan served in Oregon as a youth pastor, camp director, and senior pastor. Jonathan loves leading others into a deeper, richer, more full relationship with Jesus and is excited to run with the amazing Church on the Rock family.

Pastor Jonathan Garland, Church on the Rock, Wasilla Alaska

COTR Campus Pastors

Pastor Jonathan Walker, Church on the Rock, Wasilla Alaska

 PASTOR JONATHAN WALKER

WASILLA CAMPUS

Jonathan Walker serves as Pastor of the Wasilla Campus. He and his wife Kitri have experienced the life-changing impact of Jesus’ love in their own lives and are compelled to love and serve others in response. They consider it one of life’s greatest privileges to extend that same love and offer of transformation to others. Jonathan first moved to Alaska over twenty-five years ago and, to put it mildly, fell in love with this place and its people. Over the years, the Walkers have taught at Alaska Bible Institute, hosted conferences for parents and teens throughout the state, served as youth pastors and most recently planted and pastored Church on the Rock in Homer, AK. They and their four amazing children are honored to call the Mat-Su Valley home and to lead the passionate and gifted team of people at Church on The Rock!

 PASTOR Chris Miller

PALMER CAMPUS

Chris Miller is our Palmer Campus Pastor. Chris and Laurie have three decades of full time ministry experience. They are passionate about reaching people for God and encouraging them to develop their full potential in Christ. They both lead a very active and healthy lifestyle and also enjoy watching a good movie with a bowl of popcorn together. They have two daughters, Carrie and Robin, and five grandchildren.

Pastor Chris Miller, Church on the Rock, Wasilla Alaska
Pastor Steve Wilcenski, Church on the Rock, Wasilla Alaska

 PASTOR Steve Wilcenski

WILLOW CAMPUS

Steve Wilcenski is from Northcentral Wisconsin and served in Youth Ministry for over 20 years. Steve and De lead our Willow Campus. Their love of sled dogs and the prompting of the Spirit brought them to Willow, Alaska in 2017. They enjoy ministry building and teaching people through relationships.

PASTOR Codie Farrington

NORTH CAMPUS

Codie Farrington is a life long Alaskan, growing up in rural Alaska, he loves family, outdoors, sports and studying God’s Word and the history of His Church. In 2009 Codie moved to Wasilla and met his super smoking hot wife Sophie, also a life long Alaskan, at our very own Church on the Rock. Codie & Sophie were married on a baseball field in 2010 and have their very own team of 6 children. As a family, they love to go on adventures in the beautiful Alaskan summers and snuggle on the couch while reading or watching a good movie in the winter. The Farrington Family is honored to be serving the Talkeetna campus and they hope be a blessing to the communities they serve.

Pastor Cody Farrington, Church on the Rock, Wasilla Alaska

COTR Central SERVICES

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Pastor Jonathan Walker

Lead Pastor

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Pastor Jonathan Garland

Director of Ministries
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Kelly Sandstrom

Finance Lead

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Monica Rissew

Communications and Systems Manager

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Julia Bolles

Community Partner Development

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Ashley Miller

Social Media Administrator

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Sheryl Wagner

Admin and Assistant to the Lead Pastor

COTR Wasilla Campus

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Pastor Jonathan Walker

Lead Pastor

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Paul Sliwa

Pastor
Youth and Young Adults

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Joelle Sanchez

Pastor
KOTR and Women's Ministry

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Dr. Dale Shillington

Associate Pastor

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Pete Munday

Executive Pastor

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Jonas Mackey

Worship Pastor

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Heather Miller

1-3 Year Olds Ministry Lead

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Ashley Miller

Childcare Director
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Jenna Michaud

Janitorial Director

COTR Palmer Campus

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Chris Miller

Campus Pastor

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Worship Pastor

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Christine Rodriguez

Children, Youth and Young Adult Pastor

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Sonja Engle

Children's Director

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Ginger Larson

Campus Administrator

COTR Willow Campus

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Steve Wilcenski

Campus Pastor

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Tyson Dasko

Worship Director

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Cody Farrington

Campus Pastor