Staff:

Chris Dewar

Chris Dewar

Lead Pastor

About Chris

Chris loves seeing people grow in maturity in Christ. He has been involved with church planting for over ten years. He has a B.A. in Bible and Theology from Malone College in Canton, Ohio and an M.A. in Military History from Norwich University in Northfield, VT. He loves cycling, reading (especially Science Fiction), playing chess, and spending time with his family.
Jacob Shar

Jacob Shar

Pastor - Local Missions

About Jacob

Jacob is passionate about seeing the city of Canton flourish; specifically, in spreading the love of Christ to the people and communities already there. He currently resides in Alliance, Ohio with his wife Chelsea, whom is fervently following her calling in journalism for their local paper, the Alliance Review. Jacob received a B.A, in Bible/Theology from Malone University, and is still deeply concerned with the need for education for the Church as well as the communities surrounding them. Jacob enjoys music, video games, table top games, card games, and having lasting conversations with just about any hot or cold beverage.
Sarah Elum

Sarah Elum

Worship Leader

About Sarah

Sarah has a strong heart for helping others discover what it means to truly worship God and how to be in His presence. She believes that worship is multi-faceted and more than just music, it is a constant heart-posture and its foundation begins at home in our time alone with God.

Sarah began her college career studying psychology at Kent State. Later on, after 5 years in NYC, she returned to her hometown where she began to discover more and more of who God truly is. She received her ordination in ministry in 2013. She ultimately completed her Bachelor of Arts at Malone University with a focus on Christian Worship (concentration on theology, ministry, worship, and leadership). Sarah completed her practicum at The American Church in Paris with the help of many croissants and lots of strong coffee. Encouraging others is one of her favorite things to do. 

Elders:

Rebecca Prewett

Rebecca Prewett

Elder - Teaching Team

About Rebecca

Rebecca is passionate about quality teaching that demonstrates who God is, what He is doing, and how He is reflected in His creation. She is an emergency medicine pharmacist at Aultman Hospital, and is a graduate of Cedarville University with a B.A. in Chemistry (Bible minor) and Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Rebecca enjoys taking her dog on adventures, sewing, thrift store exploring, and watching cooking shows with her husband, Ken. 

Brent Harris

Brent Harris

Elder - Facilities

About Brent

Brent doesn’t like talking about himself. So… email your description of Brent to info (@) citychurchcanton.com, and you may find it posted here one day!

Deacons:

Anna Deger

Anna Deger

Head Deacon

About Anna

Anna loves to see people using the talents God has given them. She is a mother of 3 beautiful daughters and a loving wife. She has worked as a V.P. for a non-profit community development corporation for over 15 years. When not driving her children to their many sporting events and play practices, she enjoys watching TV, shopping, glass art and playing games.
Holly Grove

Holly Grove

Deacon - Children

About Holly

Holly loves to see the children of City Church growing in their knowledge of Christ. She is the mother of one incredible daughter. She is the Preschool Director at Heritage Christian School, overseeing the preschool, K-5th grade before/after school program, and summer program. She enjoys shopping, coffee, drinking coffee while shopping, and adventures of any kind.
Zach Cattell

Zach Cattell

Deacon - Youth and Facilities

About Zach

Zach finds the greatest joy in serving others through acts of service. He heads up janitorial services and will be participating in youth leadership. He graduated with a B.A. in Economics from the University of South Dakota, and works for the Timken company in Canton, where he resides. He enjoys spending time with friends, playing video games, personal style, environmental sustainability, and being a “dad” of seven.