Leaders

Leaders

Community Christian Church is led by a team of dedicated staff and elders.

Lead Pastor

Jeff Butler

Jeff started Community Christian Church in 1991.  He is a graduate of Lincoln Christian College (B.A.) and Alliance Theological Seminary (M.Div.).  He has also had previous ministries outside of Chicago and on Long Island.  Jeff and Laurie, his wife, have two adult daughters, two adult sons, three grandsons and two granddaughters.
Music Director

Will Gomez

William Gómez is the music director at Community Christian Church. He also translates the sermon live from English to Spanish every Sunday. William was born in Bogota, Colombia. He graduated from Nyack College in NYC with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and has worked in New York City as Worship Pastor and Leader in two congregations of the great city. He also works as a private music instructor and event coordinator for several ministries in the area. He lives…
French Pastor

Salomon Matasima

Salomon leads the French-language ministry at Community Christian Church. He served as a CEF Regional Director in Kinshasa for 20+ years and trained hundreds of children ministers, opened more than one thousand Good News Clubs in Kinshasa’s neighborhoods, and was a consultant for many churches in need of training in children’s ministry. In addition, Salomon was appointed as the lead pastor of a branch of “La Louange” Church in the Congo after he served as a missionary with the same…