Meet Our Leadership


We are glad you are looking at our website, and trust you'll enjoy, even more, a visit to the church. As our church grows, it is our goal to keep a friendly welcoming atmosphere through our home groups and just being open to new people and new ideas, If you like biblical preaching, practical studies, mission ministries, God-focused worship and a friendly atmosphere, you will feel right at home with us.

Chris Williams - Co-Lead Pastor

(Executive Oversight, Teaching)

After a long and successful career with the Navy, Chris followed the Lord's leading into ministry with our church.  Chris came to Christ while at the Naval Academy and has pursued involvement with expanding God's kingdom ever since.  Chris and his wife, Helen, have also been involved with the direction of Potter's School, an on-line homeschool education ministry meeting the needs of families around the globe.  Chris brings a needed gift of administration to our staff and oversees our emphasis on discipleship and edification of our church family.

Dan Hardesty - Co-Lead Pastor

(Preaching, Strategic Vision, Worship)

Dan has a long history with our church as it started in his parent's living room.  Dan committed his life to the Lord at a young age and made a decision to be involved in ministry in his teenage years, which was the same time he picked up guitar.  Dan has also worked in outdoor recreation and camp ministries here in Virginia at Triple-R Ranch and abroad at Campamento El Puente in Bolivia.  He currently oversees the preaching ministry while continuing to give direction to the worship ministry teams.

Dan Mackiewicz - Family and Youth Pastor

(Family Life)

Dan came to faith in Christ at a young age. After attending Bible college, Dan moved to Chesapeake to attend seminary. While in seminary, Dan began teaching Bible at a Christian school. After spending sixteen years as a Christian school teacher, God led Dan and his family to join the our pastoral staff. Dan oversees the youth and family ministries at Centerpoint. Dan is married to Sara and they have two sons.

Jon Hildebrand - Missions Pastor

(Evangelism, Outreach, Missions)

Our Missions Pastor, Jon Hildebrand, accepted Christ through Young Life in High School. He came to the area as an engineer with the Shipyard and for eight years he served the youth of Tabernacle Church of Norfolk, where he was commissioned to the gospel ministry. Jon later served as youth pastor in Texas and North Dakota. He returned to the area to establish and direct Leadership Adventure, a mission to support national camping ministries in the Ukraine under the leadership of Tabernacle Church. He oversees our missions and outreach emphasis, organizing short term mission trips, maintaining communication with the missionaries we support and encouraging our congregation to be great commission disciples.

Ministry Staff

  • Annah Housworth

    Worship Ministry Leader

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  • Lori Rosie

    Children's Ministry Director

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  • Emma Tait

    Youth Ministry Assistant

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Support Staff

  • Tricia Purser 

    Administrator

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  • Jennifer Dudley 

    Office Assistant

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  • Madeleine Haggard 

    Assimilation Coordinator

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  • Larry Cutherell 

    Bookkeeper

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  • Ron Sawade 

    Facilities Manager

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Our Elders

Chris Williams (Pastor)

Dan Hardesty (Pastor)

Dan Mackiewicz (Pastor)

Jon Hildebrand (Pastor)

Fred Butterfield

Toby DeBause

Jim Gassaway

Doug Persons

Don Rosie (on sabbatical)

Mike Wellington

Our Ministry Leaders

Duane Dudley - Men's Ministry

Teresa Clarke - Women's Ministry

Lori Rosie - Children's Ministry

Ron Sawade - Home Group Ministry

Toby DeBause - Missional Family Groups

Jim Gassaway - Mentoring Ministry

Fred & Janet Butterfield - Military Ministry

Brian McGinnis - Trail Life USA

Annah Housworth - Worship Ministry 

Don Rosie - First Impressions Ministry

Jon Hildebrand  - Mercy Ministries