Our Staff

Countryside is blessed with a talented and dedicated staff of professionals committed to our mission and our members. Below is a directory including phone and e-mail contact information.


Ministers Phone | 402.391.0350
Rev. Dr. Eric Elnes
Senior Minister
Ext. 231 E-mail
Rev. Dr. Chris Alexander
Associate Pastor
Ext. 230 E-mail
Rev. Will Howell
Minister of Youth and Families
Ext. 232 E-mail
Executive Administrative Assistant
Robyn Hubbard Ext. 224 E-mail
Spiritual Director
Rita Otis E-mail
Pastoral Care Coordinator
Jan Brown Ext. 234 E-mail
Business Office
Dan Loven-Crum
Director of Administration and Communication
Ext. 226 E-mail
Shari Garder
Financial Secretary
Ext. 223 E-mail
Courtney Holiday
Office Manager
Ext. 227 E-mail
Kris Hill
Office Administrator
Ext. 221 E-mail
Steve Gomez
Office Administrator
Ext. 222 E-mail
Bonnie Buckland
Church Clerk
Debbie Vihstadt
Communications Assistant
 Ext 225 E-mail
Benjamin Semisch
Steve Hess
AV Coordinator
Fayth Boer
AV Tech
Music Ministry
Barron Breland
Interim Choral Conductor
Alex Ritter
Artistic Director/Organist
Ext.215 E-mail
Youth and Children’s Ministry
Rev. Will Howell
Minister of Youth and Families
(COYO/Senior High Youth)
Ext. 232 E-mail
Rebecca Morello
Director of Children’s Education
Ext. 236 E-mail
Tyler Gruttemeyer
Faith Singers, Youth Choir Director
Aly Amstutz
Children’s Choir Director
Ingrid Howell
Nursery Worker
Rachel Tobin
Nursery Worker
Christian Education
Courtney Holiday
Center for Faith Studies Administrative Assistant
Ext. 227 E-mail
Life Ministries
Mary Beth Link
Director of Life Ministries
Ext. 235 E-mail
Kindernook Preschool
Stacey Carnazzo
Director of Kindernook
Ext. 238 E-mail