Pastor Travis has served as Pastor of Christ Lutheran Church since November 2015, teaching and sharing the message of Jesus Christ with its members and guests in times of joy and sorrow. He has a B.A. in Communications from Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. His service to the greater church has taken him from inner cities in Buffalo, Cleveland, and Detroit to various communities in Texas. He is currently working on a second master’s degree in counseling through the John Townsend Institute.
For 50 years, Gary Markgraf pursued a career in the grocery and convenience store business, working as a purchasing manager. After retirement, he has spent the past nine years serving Christ Lutheran Church in the capacity of Business Manager and later as Operations Manager. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons, and granddaughter. “CLC is my home church and feels like family. Their focus is to serve the community and share God’s love with everyone.”
Stephanie Pittock has served as Director of Christian Education (DCE) since January of 2016, serving the congregation in areas of children’s ministry and technology. She has a B.A. in theology and English and an M.A. in parish education from Concordia University, St. Paul, MN. She also has completed certification as a DCE in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.
Elizabeth Finke is our Office Administrator. She graduated from Concordia University in Austin and spent 3 years as a DCE in North Platte, NE. She enjoys working in the church office connecting with members and community members alike. Her sons, Casper and Roger, will happily greet anyone who wants to stop by for a visit.