Pastor Craig and JoAnn are both local; born into and raised on Goshen and Shipshewana farms. Craig was called into pastoral ministry in 1980, discipled well by local pastoral leadership, attended/graduated from Gospel Crusade Institute of Ministry, receiving ordination in 1982. They served three congregations and are known well among Elkhart County churches. They are blessed with 4 children, 9 grandchildren, and celebrate 55 years of marriage. Both grew up in Christian homes (Mennonite), and fit well at Brenneman Missionary. They enjoy watching sports (football/basketball) together, walking and riding bicycle, water activities, travel, and volunteer at Goshen General Hospital. Craig is a licensed IHSAA basketball official. JoAnn is highly desired as a grandma, babysitter, chauffer, and cook. Together they mow and maintain their 5 acre home in the Goshen area. He has been on staff at Brenneman since 2017, after retiring from full-time pastoral ministry, and has served with Pastoral Care and Senior Adult leadership since then.