Our Staff

Richie Clendenen Email

Senior Pastor

Richie Clendenen is the Senior pastor of Christian Fellowship Church. He had been on staff as associate pastor for several years before becoming the Senior Pastor. Richie is a graduate of School of Ministry and also attended Christ for the Nations Bible Institute. He and his wife, Jenny, are the parents of one son, Trey.

Damian Praniuk Email

Associate Pastor

Damian was born in Cordoba, Argentina, the son of a third generation minister. As a child he grew up under the revival and ministry of Carlos Anacondia and experienced many signs and wonders that marked his life. In 2013, he and his wife Shellie, left the church they were currently serving at and moved to KY to be the associate pastor of Christian Fellowship ministries. He now presides over the chapel ministry of CFS, helps develop young worship teams, nurtures a church planting movement in Argentina with the help of World Missions and Evangelism, and serves in many capacities at Christian Fellowship Ministries. Damian and Shellie have 3 children together.

Trevor and Rebekah Crocker Email

Youth Pastor

Trevor Crocker is the Youth Pastor of Christian Fellowship Ministries and Rebekah is the accounts payable secretary at CFM. She has attended church here since early childhood and graduated from CFS. Trevor and Rebekah, also volunteer their time to various ministries within the church every week. They are most passionate about equipping and discipling young people to fulfill their God given abilities and talents by helping them know God and and share that love with others. Together they have five beautiful girls and are a great blessing to CFM.

Dale and Meredith Barkley Email

Children Ministers

Dale and his wife, Meridith, are CFM's Children pastors. They have such a heart for kids and love helping them to grow in The Lord. We are blessed to have them pour into our young! They have 3 grown children their own: Mariah, Alayna and David

Scott Wagner Email

CFM Administrative Pastor

Scott Wagner had served on the staff of Christian Fellowship Church as associate pastor since 2001. He now serves as the Financial Administrator. Scott and his wife, Melissa, are the parents of four grown children: Megan, Garrison, Jackson, and Maggie.

Joy Tarnowski Email


Joy began working as the secretary at Christian Fellowship in early 2017. She has grown up in CFM and has served in many areas prior to this position. Joy has a heart for missions and plans on living on the foreign mission field in the future.

Bill Rowley Email

Administrator/Principal, Christian Fellowship School

Bill Rowley has been in the education field for 25 years, several years as the principal of Christian Fellowship School and now serves as the Financial Administrator for CFS as well. Bill is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington with a B.A. in Chemistry and of Murray State University with a M.A. in secondary education. He further graduated from Christ for the Nations Institute where he received a firm Biblical foundation. Bill and his wife, Freda, have one daughter, Rachel.

J.T. Parish Email

Founding Pastor

Dr. J.T. Parish is the Founding Pastor of Christian Fellowship Church. He further serves on the Church Leadership Council, as Chairman of the Board of World Missions and Evangelism, and President of the School of Ministry. Dr. Parish is married to Noretta Hamby Parish.