Pastor Rick & Paula Krist
Pastor Rick Krist is the senior pastor at Christ Chapel. He and his wife Paula have served here since 2005. Pastor Rick has a heart for seeing the lost saved in our community and around the world. Prior to serving at Christ Chapel the Krists served as missionaries in both Germany and Spain. Pastor Rick is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God.
Pastor Darrell & Gretchen Tranbarger
Darrell Tranbarger serves as the Associate Pastor at Christ Chapel. He and his wife Gretchen have served here from 1992-2002 and 2004-present. Darrell is a certified minister with the Assemblies of God. Darrell and Gretchen share a passion to help others, both in the church and around the world.
Pastor Joe and Marcella Smith
Joe, an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God, serves as one of our Associate Pastors here at Christ Chapel. Joe and Marcella joined us in July of 2015 along with their boys Samuel and Paul. They are active in our Christian Education, Mens Group, Life Groups, Summit Kids, and other ministries. They both have a passion to see hearts and minds transformed for God. If you have any questions about our Christian Education please email Joe at
Pastor James and Angela Henry
James Henry serves as one of our Associate Pastors at Christ Chapel. He is a certified minister with the Assemblies of God. James has attended Christ Chapel regularly since 2009 and Angela has attended faithfully since 1992. They have two children named Landon and Heidi and are in the process of adopting a child from Bulgaria. They are active in The Welcome Ministry, Mens Group, C2Kids, Life Groups, and other ministries. They are both passionate about seeing people come to know Jesus and experience life change through Him. The Henry’s have a heart to serve those in need and point people to the love of God.
Pastor Bryan & Amanda Root
Bryan Root serves as the worship pastor at Christ Chapel. He, his wife Amanda, and their daughters Milly, Frances, and Hazel began their ministry with us in January of 2015. Bryan has a BA in Music from Evangel University. Their desire is to see the church wholly devoted to Jesus, laying down their burdens as they lift their voices in praise.
Pastor Tina & Aaron Rench
Tina serves as the Children's pastor at Christ Chapel. She and her husband Aaron began their ministry with us in the Spring of 2017. Along with heading C2Kids, Tina also teaches Middle school in Platte City.
Pastor Bryan & Katelyn Denison
Bryan serves as the youth pastor at Christ Chapel. He and his wife Katelyn began their ministry with us in September of 2017. Bryan studied Youth Ministry at Central Bible College. From there they spent three years in ministry at Teen Challenge. Now they're looking forward to loving our students well, helping them build their own personal relationship with Christ, and giving them the tools to walk out their faith. If you have any questions about our youth ministry please email Bryan at email@example.com.