Lead Pastor, Greg Carr
Pastor Greg is a graduate of Eugene Bible College, has been a licensed minister since 1990 and was ordained in 1999. Greg & Debbie Carr have been ministering together to people since June 14th, 1986. The Carr's have three daughters, Megan and her husband Joseph, Chantelle, and Danielle who all love the Lord and serve Him faithfully. They also have 3 grandchildren. Pastor Greg believes that it is important for the church to be better tomorrow then it was yesterday. His ministry focus is to put tools in the hands of the people of God so that they can grow the kingdom of God in the Bismarck/Mandan area.
As a 12 yr veteran firefighter, Pastor Greg believes that serving the community is very important and currently serves as a chaplain for the Bismarck/Mandan fire, police and sheriff departments.
Associate Pastor, Bob GreyEagle
Pastor Bob GreyEagle and his wife Tanya have been a part of PFC since 2000. He serves as Associate Pastor here and serves as overall team lead for all departments at PFC. Bob is from the Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota Nation (Lake Traverse). He also serves full time with Nations Movement, a ministry with Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ). He serves the communities of Cannon Ball and Solen on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Bob and Tanya have two sons (Levi and Skylar), one grandson (Dante), and one granddaughter on the way.
Women's Pastor, Debbie Carr
Debbie Carr is a graduate of Open Bible College and is married to Pastor Greg. Debbie has a passion to minister to the women in the body of Christ by helping them grow in their understanding of God’s Word and in His love. Debbie is a wonderful example of a kingdom woman to her 3 daughters and to the women of PFC.
She works as an Executive Assistant at Sanford Health Occupational Medicine Clinic. One of her true passions in life is playing with her 3 grandchildren.
Worship Leader, Chantelle Zika
Chantelle Zika is the middle daughter of Pastor Greg and Debbie. She is married to her best friend Matthew and has a young daughter named Alana. Chantelle enjoys new adventures, the outdoors, and playing with her daughter. Her number one passion is singing and playing the piano for God's glory!
Children's Ministry, Jay & Tamara Steckler
Jay & Tamara Steckler are natives of North Dakota and have attended PFC since 2005. Jay has served on the Board of Trustees and Tamara helps in many areas as well. Feeling the stirring of God upon their hearts, the Steckler’s have taken the reigns of our children’s ministry, including Junior Bible Quiz (JBQ) with a desire to see all children grow closer to God. They believe that no child should be left behind when it comes to discipleship and a commitment to God through Jesus. Jay and Tamara have the same philosophy in raising their five children, Kyle, Alyssa, Justin,
Youth Group, Dan Szarkowski (right) & Randy Ables (left)
Dan Szarkowski is married to his beautiful wife Jessie, they have one son Alex who is currently finishing up school at Bismarck State College. Dan works as a contractor building houses and also do property management and maintenance. As a family they enjoy anything to do with motorcycles, riding, traveling the country, watching Alex race motocross, or just watching Supercross on TV. Dan really enjoys spending time with the youth of our church, trying to encourage them to have a relationship with Jesus and dig into the Bible.
Randy Ables has been married to Brooke Ables for 19 yrs. and they have 2 kids. Son Tyler (16) and daughter Rylie (11). Randy works at Rapid Fire Protection as a Regional, Manager and Project Manager. He enjoys playing guitar, golf, and spending time with his family. Randy and his family moved to Bismarck from Rapid City SD in Oct of
Hospitality, Jessie Szarkowski
Jessie is a retail manager, currently at Sleep Number. She met her wonderful husband Dan in '94, and they have one great son, Alex. Jessie loves flip flops, sunshine and paddle boarding. As a
Office Administrator, Lisa Kraft
Lisa has always wanted to be a church secretary, ever since she was little. She is married to Curt about whom she says: "I love him lots - he cares for me so wonderfully". They have two sons, Sam and Jesse (they are both interesting and fun)! Lisa likes to read, bake, attend ladies' Bible study, have coffee with friends, and spend time with family. Together as a family, Lisa, Curt, and their boys enjoy frisbee golf, camping, birdwatching, and visiting with friends and family.
Lisa says: "This is not just a job to me; I truly care about each person that attends PFC."