Pastor Channels is serving as out Transitional Pastor during our search for a new settled pastor to serve our congregation. Pastor Channels lives in West Des Moines with his wife Amy who is a teacher at Waukee High School/Northwest High School and their daughter Erica who is a student at Maple Grove in Waukee. He has served as an ordained minister in the CC(DOC) for over 20 years serving congregations in Indiana, Iowa, Missouri and Colorado. Most recently he has been helping congregations to fill their leadership gaps whil searching for new pastors. Rev. Channels also works a full-time position as the Lead Trainer at Ex-Guard, a manufacturing company in Des Moines.
Associate Pastor Julie Cornelius
Pastor Julie Cornelius is a native Iowan and has a passion for calling on the sick and home bound.
Accompanist Sophia Ahmad
In addition to serving as Waukee Christian Church's Accompanist, Sophia teaches, performs and promotes classical music in the Greater Des Moines Area.
Admin. Assistant Katie De Jong
Katie has been working as the Administrative Assistant since February 2020. Katie is an Iowa native and currently resides in Des Moines. Katie is very fond of her 2 nephews and her niece. They get anything they want. Katie also works full time for Optimae LifeServices. A company that works with adults with mental health.