Born and raised in Oklahoma, Chris was ordained into the United Church of Christ in 2009, after many years in the I.T. Management industry. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon and Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa. He has served at the First Congregational UCC in Norman, Mayflower Congregational UCC in Oklahoma City, and has been the pastor at Fellowship Congregational UCC in Tulsa since late 2013. He currently participates in ACTION, a broad-based community organizing effort. His wife, Kathy, is a speech pathologist and they have two boys, Ian and Alec.
“I am proud to serve on TMM’s board, as the work of interfaith and community dialogue is critical in an increasingly pluralistic world. Though all our faiths ask us to do it, we actually have to learn to love one another as neighbors.”