Our Staff

Pastor Jeff Hagaman


 Pastor Jeff was called to be the pastor of Crete UCC in September 2003. He is graduate of United Theological Seminary in  the Twin Cities, Minnesota and Doane College.  He has also served churches in Minnesota and is originally from the Chicago area.                You can email him at jeff.hagaman@doane.edu

Tana Van Slyke, Music Director


Tana joined our staff in November of 2013.  She holds a Bachelor of
Music degree in piano performance from the University of
Nebraska-Lincoln and is also a board-certified music therapist.  She
began her endeavors as a church musician at the age of 12 in her
hometown of Thief River Falls, MN.


Shelby Moock, Youth Director and Office Administrator

Shelby serves on Kamp Kaleo's Board of Directors and  has worked for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Her degrees are in Psychology, Textiles and Spanish. She is an avid gardener and dreams of a seminary education.


Gary Finchum, Custodian


Gary started with us over 4  years. He has years of experience in institutional janitorial services.