The Christian Church of Los Alamos

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Sr. Pastor Doug Partin began serving with the Christian Church of Los Alamos in January of 1998. Pastor Doug graduated from Dallas Christian College in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts in Bible (Pastoral Ministries/Biblical Languages), Emmanuel Christian Seminary in 1988 with a Master of Divinity and also in 1996 with a Doctor of Ministry. He served with congregations in Johnson City, TN; Lubbock, TX; and Artesia, NM before coming to Los Alamos. Pastor Doug's ministry is focused on leading through preaching, teaching, shepherding, and counseling.

Assoc. Pastor Ben Partin began serving with the Christian Church of Los Alamos in March of 2009. Pastor Ben graduated from Ozark Christian College in 2006 with a Bachelor of Theology, and is a current student at Abilene Christian University. Ben served with Adrian Christian Church in Missouri before coming to Los Alamos. Pastor Ben's ministry is focused on teaching, training and shepherding youth and children. His energetic approach is drawing our young people into a deep and abiding relationship with Christ.

Secretary Gretchen Kierstead began serving the Christian Church of Los Alamos in 2002. As secretary, Gretchen is focused on keeping our congregation in touch, the books balanced, and our pastors well supported.


The Elders of the Christian Church are focused on shepherding the members of this congregation. There are times when a need escapes their notice, so if you are in need or know of someone in need, please contact them. They love you and are here to serve you. Our Elders are: Lee Anderson, Steve Bublitz, Rick Hinckley, Michael Irish, Roy Kierstead, Bob Nolen, and Doug Partin.

Deacons and Ministry Area Coordinators

The Deacons and Ministry Area Coordinators (MACs) are focused on serving the members of this congregation under the Elder's direction. While MACs are deacons focused on leading a particular ministry, our other Deacons are dedicated to serving where ever there is a need. We are grateful that God has blessed us with so many faithful servants

Our Deacons are: Joe Arellano, Mary Ellen Fite, Jane Gordon, Jim Gross, Deb Goodwin, Thad Hasselstrom, David Mann, Toni Mann, and Daren Savage.

Our MACs and their area of service are:


     Benevolence - Joanna Gillispie

     Children - Ben Partin

     Community - Rick Hinckley

     Discipleship - Randy Williams

     Facilities - Chuck Fite

     Missions - David Goodwin

     Stewardship - Bob McClenahan

     Worship - Doug Partin

     Youth - Ben Partin