The Pastor and
CONGREGATIONAL CARE MINISTRIES
MUSIC / ORGANIST
Jim has been active at Central Christan for many
years, as Board Member and Chair, Teacher, Stephen
Minister and Leader. He has also served the
CHRISTIAN CHURCH (DOC) region on many committees and
in many capacities.
He has been the owner
of NARDCO HEATING AND AIR for over 35 years, and a
member of Central for over 42 years.
He has been
in the role of DIRECTOR OF HOME MINISTRIES since
Cammie comes from Anderson, Indiana, with experience
in design, clerical, and theatre. She is a
graduate of Anderson High School, and studied design
at Vincennes U.
She and her husband have
two children, and attend Madison Park Church in
Cammie started work at Central
Christian in 2017.
Mike, retired from BANE-WELKER EQUIPMENT in
Pendleton, is a member of Central Christian Church,
along with his wife, Nancy.
Mike started work at
Central in 2017.
Linda Stacy has worked for Central Christian Church
since 1998 as our Financial Secretary. From February
2000 to March 2003, she also doubled as our
Administrative Secretary. In order to spend more
time with her husband, she now works Monday and
Tuesday as the Financial Secretary.
Before she came to Central, she worked for
Prudential Insurance for 31 years and was Associate
Office Manager for 19 years.
During her leisure time, she enjoys bowling in a
senior league, camping and doing volunteer work at
her home church in Pendleton.
Linda says, "I have made a lot of good friends at
Central Christian Church."
Pianist Dr. Randall Frieling
received his undergraduate degree from Calvin
College in Grand Rapids and his Master's Degree from
the Indiana University School of Music. He completed
his Doctorate at Ball State University. Dr.
Frieling has performed throughout the United States,
Russia, Finland, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland, England
and Austria as a soloist and accompanist. He also
performs regularly at New York's Carnegie Hall.
He also works as Professor of Music at Anderson
University where his duties include teaching piano,
organ, class piano and accompanying.
Rick Vale, Pastor, has been
the primary TEACHING/PREACHING PASTOR at Central
Christian since 2007, when he stepped into the
pulpit to cover for "a couple of Sundays".
Prior to serving at Central, Rick served in several
other churches since the 1970's, as pianist, Music
Minister, Office Manager, Associate Pastor and
Senior Pastor. Rick is also a published
composer and song-writer, a retired professional
actor, a professional studio singer and graphic
artist. Rick serves as the Artistic Director
of Central Christian's theatre company, THE ALLEY
THEATRE. Rick is married, with two grown sons
who also live in the area.