Doug Hezeltine is our Lead Pastor. He began as the youth pastor at CLF in 1988 and in 2006 he became the 2nd Lead Pastor in CLF's 42-year history. Doug is passionate for God, family, and life. He lives to see people find faith in Jesus Christ and grow into disciples who know and follow the Lord. His wife, Renee, recently retired from teaching 4th grade and now regularly substitutes in local schools.
Doug graduated from Northwest University in Kirkland, WA with a B.A. Degree in Ministry. That's also where he met Renee and they've been married since 1987. Additionally, he completed a 2-year program, Vineyard Leadership Institute, based at the Vineyard Church in Columbus, Ohio.
Doug & Renee have 4 children:
Their oldest son, Zack, is married to Stephanie and they live in Kenai, Alaska. He's the manager of an Alyeska tire store. They love their life in Alaska.
Hanna attends Global University online and has completed a 6-month Discipleship Training School with Youth with a Mission in Kona, HI. She has a huge heart for children and missions work. Hanna is employed as a teaching assistant at Fruitland Elementary School.
Holli graduated from Boise State University in 2017 with a B.A. degree in Communications and is employed at RMSI associated with Albertson's. She loves to golf and emjoys many adventurous outings.
Aaron is a junior at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. He is studying Biology Pre-Med as he pursues a call to the field of medicine. Aaron also serves as the Wheaton Student Director for the Illinois School Project, a High School campus ministry.
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