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
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
E-mail Fayth Boer
AV Tech
E-mail Music Ministry Barron Breland
Interim Choral Conductor
E-mail Alex Ritter
Artistic Director/Organist
Ext.215 E-mail Youth and Children’s Ministry E-mail Rebecca Morello
Director of Children’s Education
Ext. 236 E-mail Tyler Gruttemeyer
Faith Singers, Youth Choir Director
E-mail Aly Amstutz
Children’s Choir Director
E-mail 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