Owen graduated from Christian Theological Seminary and was ordained in 2001. Owen and his wife Lori Krase-Cayton have three sons, Toviel, Mattai and Elian . “I am excited to be working with everyone at Ankeny Christian Church to help make a difference in the lives of the people who live and work in the community,” Owen’s ministry at Ankeny Christian Church began on February 12, 2014.
Associate Pastor for Christian Education, Youth and Family Programming
Melissa is a new face at Ankeny Christian Church and is excited to help the church run smoothly. Her professional background is rooted in Elementary Education, but a move to a new community piqued her interest to explore a new career path. Melissa grew up in the Disciple of Christ church and continues to raise her family within the denomination
Bob Brown is Director of Music for Ankeny Christian Church.
Georgene has served as pianist for most regular worship services at Ankeny Christian Church for the past 35 years. She also serves as accompanist for solo and small group special music pieces. Georgene serves as Chimes Choir Director for Ankeny Christian Church.
Julie has been a member of ACC for 20 plus years. Julie’s love for children has
lead her to her role as our nursery director at ACC. Her responsibilities include organizing our nursery to make sure it is staffed for Sunday activities and other special activities throughout the year.
Cindy has been honored to be the organist at Ankeny Christian Church since 1999. Her career began in 1977 in her home church after a year of lessons. Since then, She has played in several denominations, playing both piano and organ. Her job at ACC is to work with the music director by using the organ to lift the congregation in music for the praise and glory of God.