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.
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.
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.
Abby Shaub

Abby Shaub

Deacon - Women and Social Media

About Abby

Abby is passionate about seeing the women of City Church grow in their knowledge of Jesus and uplift one another. She also enjoys teaching Sunday School for City’s children’s ministry as well as managing City Church’s Social Media presence. Abby is the loving wife to her college sweetheart Tom. She is a graduate of Malone University and works as the Grant Development Specialist at the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. She loves spending time with her husband, being active outdoors, sipping hot tea and welcoming others into their home.
Micah Tedeschi

Micah Tedeschi

Elder - Worship

About Micah

Micah fully believes that true worship occurs in our everyday lives, recognizing that each moment and every decision is an opportunity reflect honor to God and be a living sacrifice. In keeping with this, he has a deep and intimate passion for praising God corporately in voice and song. He is a graduate of Malone College with a B.A. in Liberal Arts with focuses in commercial music technology, business and communications. He works at Precision Multimedia, Inc., where he designs, installs and programs audiovisual systems. Micah resides in Canton with his wife Kelsey, also a Malone graduate, and their son Theodore.
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.
Tom Shaub

Tom Shaub

Elder - Education

About Tom

Tom loves seeing people grow in the knowledge of Christ. He is a graduate of Malone University, with a degree in Bible and Theology. He works as a steel fabricator, and lives in Canton with his wife Abby.
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.