Say hello to the leadership team at Edwards Church

Meet our leadership

Say hello to the leadership team at Edwards Church. Got questions for the team at Edwards? Contact us by clicking here.

Lisa Gaston - Pastor

Lisa Olsen Gaston started as pastor in February 2020 just in time to figure out pastoring in a pandemic! Lisa is married to her husband of 33+ years, Lee. They have three grown children, two grandchildren and a very large dog. Contact her here.

Candice Hernandez - Administrative Assistant and Membership Engagement Coordinator

Candice Hernandez joined our team a year ago, bringing over a decade of customer service experience to the team. She is happy to welcome anyone and to help find ways for people to be involved with the church. She lives with her her wonderful husband, their 7 year old son, and his little dog too. She loves drinking coffee, reading books, and is passionate about social justice. Contact her here.

Mary Coker - Organist

Mary Coker and her husband, Wayne, retired here to Iowa from New Mexico to be near family. Word got out that she is an extraordinary musician and Edwards is the recipient of her gifts. Reach her here.

Cathy Loughead - Bookkeeper

Cathy Loughead is our bookkeeper, a role she has held for many years.

Her two daughters and three grandchildren bring her such joy.

She is still hanging on to that Cub's win. Contact Cathy here.