Pastor Doug & Janet grew up in Illinois and first moved to San Antonio in 1984. In 1998 they returned to Illinois to accept a ministry position in Peoria. After serving there for 2 years, they moved back to San Antonio January 1, 2000 to accept the Associate and Worship Pastor position at ct|church under the pastorate of the church's founder, Rev. James H Brothers. Upon Pastor Brothers' retirement in April 2003, Pastor Doug was elected as Lead Pastor and Janet serves as the Administrative Pastor as well as the Office Administrator.
Pastors Doug and Janet began serving in Ministry Leadership over 25 years ago. Doug completed his ordination with the Assemblies of God in 2003 and Janet in 2013.
They celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in July 2015. They have two children; a daughter and son-in-law, Matt and Stacey Leighty, serving as Missionaries to our military men and women in Germany; a son and his wife, Brent and Tori Roberts who lead the Worship ministry at ct|church and who has two of their grandchildren, Carson and Cameron. They have one adopted granddaughter, Abigail Ricarte.
Pastor Todd and Sarah Chontos began attending ct|church in July of 2014. For the past 20 years they have served in ministry together in various capacities, IE youth, outreach, Associates and together they served as Lead Pastors of a congregation in New Braunfels, TX for 4 years.
Pastor Todd joined the ministry team at ct|church as Associate Pastor in August 2015 and is currently working towards his ordination with the Assemblies of God.
They are looking forward to all that God has in store at ct|church and love serving alongside their two teenage daughters, Lauren and Hannah.
Richard and Priscilla Ybarra came to ct|church in 2006. Since then, Richard has served as a deacon, assisted on the Worship team and was our Men's Ministry Director. Together they have taught Sunday U Discipleship classes and were part of the Greeter/Usher Ministry. Today they serve as pastor to the Spanish congregation, ct|espanol. Prior to coming to ct|church, they served as Youth Pastors, in deacon positions, prison ministries and Associate Pastors. All together, they have served in ministry for over 43 years.
Richard and Priscilla have been married for 43 years and have raised two beautiful children who are married and are serving God. They also enjoy spending quality time with their 5 amazing grandchildren.
Lissy Rios, her husband Julio, and their family moved to San Antonio in 2015 where she accepted the Children's Pastor position at ct|church. Lissy is a licensed nurse. She and her husband Julio have 3 children. Lissy has served in the area of volunteer Children's Ministry for over 20 years. It became apparent God was calling her into a leadership role of Children's Ministry. During the 20 years, she served as a bilingual Children's Director for about 7 years, Vice President of the Spanish Women's Ministry and also on the Worship team at Calvary Assembly of God in Indiana. God knowing the desire of her heart to serve in Children's Ministry, opportunity was given to her here at ct|church. She is studying and working to receive her pastoral credentials in the Assemblies of God.
Youth Pastors Chris & Courtney Brothers joined our team July 17, 2016.
Chris received his ordination in May of 2016.
Chris and Courtney married in September 2015 and focus on serving in ministry together. At the present time Courtney works as a Billing Specialist, and has already proven to be a great asset to the ministry with a background in Chi Alpha and her love for the youth.
Chris served on ministry staff with his father, Paul Brothers in Nixon, TX for the past 1 1/2 years. When the door opened up here at ct|church, Chris and Courtney readily accepted the position of Youth Pastors.
The added extra blessing is that Chris is the eldest grandson Rev. James and Dorothy Brothers, the founding pastors of ct|church.
Brent serves as ct|Worship Leader since 2010. He is the son of Pastors Doug and Janet. He returned to San Antonio in 2000 to accept an I.T. position at Jefferson Bank. He demonstrated his love for Christ through the musical talent God gave him. Up to this point Pastor Doug was leading worship. When Brent was asked if he would accept the role of Worship Leader he accepted.
He married his beautiful bride Tori in November of 2009 and has two amazing children, Carson and Cameron.