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Staff Members

Keith Dickerson



Keith Dickerson, our senior pastor, is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University (B.S. Civil Engineering) and University of Texas at Austin (M.S. Civil Engineering). After coming to Christ in graduate school in Austin and spending several years ...

Kevin Bigelow


Director of Discipleship

Kevin Bigelow, our Director of Discipleship, is a graduate of Cornell University (B.S. in Policy Analysis & Management). Before joining the staff at Christ Church East, he spent 10 years at Johnson & Johnson working in various leadership roles ...


Parker Roberts


Worship Director

Parker Roberts, our worship director, is a graduate of Belmont University’s Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business with Bachelors degrees in ‘Audio Engineering’ and ‘Music Business’. Parker began leading worship while in the youth ...


Katie Pogachnik


Administrative Assistant

Katie Pogachnik is a graduate of the University of North Florida (BFA Graphic Design) and a Jacksonville, Florida native. Katie grew up attending Christ Church since the very beginning. After graduating college, she worked in the graphic design ...


Clifton Tippins


Youth Director

Clifton Tippins, our Youth Director, is a graduate of Georgia Southern University (B.S. in Natural and Cultural Resource Management). Before joining the staff at Christ Church East, he spent the past 6 years at First Presbyterian Church in Augusta, ...


Claire Marsh


Children's Director

Claire Marsh graduated from Rollins College with a degree in Elementary Education. She became a Christian in high school but learned more of what it looked like to walk with God during college under the influence of Campus Outreach. After ...


Brandon Branch


Pastoral Intern

Brandon Branch was born and raised in Macon, Georgia. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia (BBA in Risk Management and Insurance). He has spent the last ten years working in various roles; mostly in the insurance industry. Currently, ...


Daniel Miller


Pastoral Intern

Daniel Miller is a graduate of the University of North Florida (B.S., Psychology). Daniel is originally from Orlando, FL and moved to Jacksonville in 2011. Outside of his internship, Daniel works in software implementation at ADP and is pursuing ...