Meet Our Ministry Team

Derek Boggs – Senior Pastor
Derek has served ECC as senior pastor since August 2010.  He considers himself overwhelmingly blessed to be the pastor of this congregation.  Derek received his Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in May 2003.  He is passionate about spiritual formation, worship, and participating in God’s worldwide mission of redemption.  Derek enjoys spending time with his wife Jessica, son Levi, and daughters Eve and Olive.  For relaxation, he enjoys bird-watching, reading history, watching movies, and visiting ethnic restaurants of all kinds!
Jon Dietrich – Pastor of Youth and Families
Jon has served as the Pastor of Youth and Families since August of 2015.  He feels so fortunate to be here working with our fantastic teenagers and feels so blessed by this community.  Jon received his Masters of Divinity from Bethel Seminary in June of 2013.  Prior to serving ECC Jon served as the Director of Teen and Young Adult Ministries at a congregation in Minnesota. He enjoys walking alongside teenagers during their everyday lives and helping to guide them on their spiritual journeys.  Jon enjoys spending time with his wife Susan and three little boys William, Levi, and Ander.  For fun, Jon enjoys playing and coaching tennis, cycling, playing with his two dogs, reading cheesy Star Wars books, playing guitar, and watching the Minnesota Vikings!
Jessica Boggs – Coordinator of Children’s Discipleship 
Jessica began serving ECC as Coordinator of Children’s Discipleship in February 2017. She is excited to grow and learn with children as they study together about God’s love for them in Jesus.  She is also deeply grateful to be working with a fantastic group of dedicated volunteers in our different areas of children’s ministry. She received her Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 2005.  She loves to spend time with her husband Derek and their three children.  She also enjoys reading mysteries, drinking chai in local coffeeshops, and pretending to be crafty.
Marianne Owens – Office Administrator
Marianne has served ECC as the office administrator since 2001.  She feels not only blessed, but that it is also a joy and privilege to be part of this ministry.  Marianne enjoys spending time with her five children and their families, especially being a “Grammie” to her eight grandchildren.  She also enjoys reading, listening to sacred Christian music, and watching BBC movies.
Ministry Opportunities
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