Shelly assists the Lead Pastor, serves as ministry coordinator, and leads the administrative team. She also partners with her husband, David, in Missions. Prior to coming on staff in early 2012, she and David served as COD missionaries in Southeast Asia for nearly 20 years. Shelly majored in Communications at Wheaton College and earned an M.A. in Intercultural Studies from the same institution. She and David have three sons.
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Children’s & Student Ministries Admin Assistant
Careth provides administrative support for our active Children’s and Student Ministries. She joined our staff in 2011, and led our Children’s program as Interim Director for over a year. Careth was raised here at COD, and married her husband Tim here on campus. They have three children who have also grown up at COD.
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Assistant to the Pastor of Discipleship and Community
Judy supports our Assistant Pastor of Discipleship and Community Development and oversees our ministry to seniors. Judy has been a member of Church of the Open Door for over 35 years and served as Executive Administrator for 17 years. She attended Tennessee Temple College, majoring in music. She loves to sing and teach the Bible. Before coming on staff at COD, Judy worked at Thru the Bible Radio for five years in the publication department. She has three children and nine grandchildren whom she adores.
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Graphic Designer & Website Coordinator
Nicole oversees our website and provides graphic art support to our ministries. She came to COD with her family in 2002 for the AWANA program. She recently graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a BFA in Graphic Design.
Lee Ann Jackson
Lee Ann provides direction and oversight to the communication and promotion of church news and events. She also manages our social media presence. Lee Ann works full-time with the Ambassador Advertising Agency while assisting COD remotely. She has served in this role since 2007.
Melissa administrates and shepherds our nursery ministry, and oversees childcare for several ministries and events on campus, including Growing Up Mom (GUM) and Awana. She and her husband, Alan, have two daughters and were drawn to COD a few years ago by our Children’s Ministry.
Cesar is Jeremy’s right hand man, working to maintain our property and provide support for numerous on campus events. Cesar and his wife, Guadalupe, have five children.
We currently have the following people serving in our Student Ministries Department:
Ryan Berkman oversees our Hillside Junior High Ministry
Amanda Collett serves through leading the Hillside Student Ministries worship teams
Greg Loumagne directs our college age group(Kairos)