Fred Defendorf

Fred serves as the Young Adult Ministries Director at the Broadview Heights Campus. His goal is to engage consistently with the young adult community to build intentional relationships through LifeGroups, meet ups, and events in which discipleship and mentoring can occur. Fred has a Master’s Degree from Clark’s Summit University in Organized Leadership. He enjoys […]

Joshua Hamm

Josh recently joined the CVC staff in July of 2023, serving both of our church campuses. At the Brunswick Campus he assists pastorally in Community Life and the teaching team, and at the Broadview Campus he is working with our Send team to keep our church body engaged and moving forward in missions. Prior to […]

Brenda Leisinger

Brenda is the Director of the Generous Life Ministry and is passionate about teaching the biblical principles of stewardship and creating a generosity culture at CVC. Brenda is also the Executive Director of the Ohio Stewardship Network and the Project Director for the annual Cleveland Leadership Prayer Breakfast. Prior to coming on staff, she was […]

Becca Ferguson

In her role as the Women’s Ministry Director, Becca works to oversee the equipping, discipleship, and development of women at CVC. She is passionate about helping women come to know the Lord more deeply by growing in knowledge of and confidence in His Word. Becca holds a BA in Public Relations from the University of […]

John Campbell

John Campbell is the Men’s Ministry Director for CVC Brunswick Campus. John leads Men’s Ministry activities including LifeGroups, service projects, fellowship meals and Discipleship Huddles. John feels privileged to be used by God in this capacity, as he enjoys spending time with groups of men in Christ and discipling men through their walk of faith. […]

Matt Dolezal

Matt serves as the Director of Community Life at CVC Brunswick Campus. In his role he offers direction, support, and oversight of Lifegroups, Discipleship Huddles, and any classes that are offered. It is his pleasure to guide leaders as they help others grow in their knowledge and love of Christ. Matt also serves as a […]

Ashley Faltot

Ashley is the CVCKids Ministry Director for the Brunswick Campus. Her desire is to create an atmosphere of learning and fun to ultimately equip children to face the world with Jesus as their Savior. Ashley holds a BA in Business Administration from Cleveland State University. She and her husband, Joshua, have been married since 2014 […]

Lauren Meyer

Lauren plans and executes all events in CVCYouth while creating easy on-ramps for students in 6th-12th grade to be discipled to become more like Jesus. Lauren served as an intern at CVCYouth in 2016, but was hired on as the Director of Discipleship and Events in June, 2018. Lauren has a B.S. and M.A. in […]

Dale Piscura

Dale serves as a Pastor, joining the CVC staff in 2000. He has served in several ministry areas over the years and has been part of CVC since 1987, where he currently leads the Men’s Ministry. Dale holds a Master’s Degree in Biblical Counseling from Liberty University. His early career was spent teaching and coaching […]

Dean Siley

Dean came to CVC when he joined the young adult team in January, 2004. In his current role as Pastor of Community Life, Care & Connections, he provides overall leadership to LifeGroups, Care, Benevolence, Membership, Baptism, and New Believers. His passion is to develop leaders and challenge them to use their gifts to glorify God […]

Joshua Stone

Josh is responsible for the overall ministry at CVC-Brunswick, including the teaching on Sunday mornings. Josh holds Bachelor’s and Master’s of Divinity degrees from Liberty University, a Masters of Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Philosophy in theology from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where he wrote on developing a theological definition of […]

Joe Valenti

Joe Valenti is the pastor of CVCYouth – our ministry to middle school and high school students. Joe has served at CVC for over 15 years preaching, leading worship, and caring for the students of CVCYouth. Joe and his wife Linda met at CVC and enjoy laughing, boating, watching The Voice, and hanging out with […]