Tim Lewis

Lead Pastor

As Lead Pastor, it’s Tim’s privilege to inspire & invite people to a deeper relationship with each other and Jesus. Tim has been serving God in the ministry for more than 20 years, including speaking in some amazing places around the country. He saw first-hand the mighty power of God’s redeeming love impact the lives of literally thousands of people, including his own. Tim and his wife, Billi Jo, were married in 1991. They have two beautiful daughters, Tabitha (born 1992) and Samantha (born 1999). Tim enjoys spending time with his family, the companionship of his life-long buddies, reading and Clint Eastwood movies.


Sherri Jordan

Lead Administrator

Sherri has been the Lead Administrator since 2004 at Cable Road Alliance. She keeps the office and staff running smoothly. She also serves as a member on the Fellowship, Deaconess, and Benevolent committees at church. Although she often works behind the scenes, she loves to serve and help people in any way she can as reflected in what Jesus says in Matthew 22:37-39, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.`` She and her husband Rob, together have three sons, and one grandson so far.


Zach Karcz

Student Ministry Director

Zach graduated from Elida High School in 2013. He spent four years as an intern at Teens for Christ and then was hired part-time as the Director of Student Ministries here at Cable Road Alliance Church. He's definitely a character and it's evident why he works in youth ministry. In his spare time you can usually find Zach gaming, hanging out with close friends, or watching The Office. Some of his flaws include, but are not limited to: singing in the shower and sometimes volunteering too much.


Sheena Clevenger

Communications Director

Sheena met her husband Dan here in Ohio where they've been married since 2006 and the parents of Austin since 2008. ministry has always been part of Sheena's life, but God's call to work at Cable Road was a huge shock. She says ``God keeps calling me into positions I'm totally unequipped for. Luckily, my job is just to follow. He takes care of the rest.`` In addition to working at the church, Sheena loves to serve on worship team, sing professionally with local bands, listen to all kinds of music, read, knit, do yoga, and watch movies.


Emily Kallenberg

Children's Ministry Director

Emily grew up in Dayton, Ohio and graduated from the University of Dayton in 2007 with degrees in education and chemistry. After teaching high school science for several years, Emily chose to be a stay-at-home mom to her now 4 children. She and her husband Phil relocated to Lima, Ohio in 2011 and Cable Road Alliance quickly became a home. Emily has always had a heart for kids and has served students and children since college. Emily is passionate about leading kids to pursue a full relationship with Christ and to become more like Him.


Aaron Pfahler

Worship Director

As the Worship Director, Aaron’s main responsibilities are the planning and leading of our Sunday morning worship services. He is a firm believer that music is the language every person can understand, and loves to communicate the Gospel through it. Originally from Orrville, OH, Aaron graduated from Huntington University with a degree in Worship Leadership in 2017, before moving to Lima in October 2018. Outside of the church, he loves music, caffeine, dry humor, reading, and is a die hard Cleveland Browns fan. Some say he looks just like Nick Miller from the FOX TV show New Girl. Everyone on staff would agree.


Bridget Erdman

Women's Ministry Director

Bridget graduated from Spencerville High School in 2007. She has a Masters degree in Elementary Education from The University of Findlay and is now a stay-at-home mom of two boys after teaching for two years in Early elementary grades. In Bridget’s spare time, she enjoys hanging out with fellow moms to have some adult conversation, even if the conversation normally revolves around their kids.


Brian Clum

Men's Ministry Director

Brian graduated from Allen East High School in 1987. He is married to Kelly (Strohl) Clum and they have three sons, two daughters-in-law and five grandsons. He recently retired from service in the United States Military after 31 years. He is currently serving the church as the Director of Men's Ministry and as a trustee. In his spare time you can find him with the family or on his motorcycle (once he gets a new one).


Kristina Stanford

Wedding Coordinator/ Youth Administrator

Kristina graduated from college with an Associates Degree in Culinary Art in ‘05. She has a passion for celebrating life with people and has been in the hospitality world her whole adult life. She has been married for almost nine years and has three boys. She also has a passion to reach the youth of this world, which is why she has been a youth leader here at Cable Road Alliance Church for the last two years.


Sara Nishimoto

Missions Director

Sara grew up at Cable Road Alliance Church and is glad to be back at CRA with her husband and two children. Missions has always been a big part of Sara's life and she's excited to help spotlight and support the great missionaries locally and internationally connected to our church.
When she's not volunteering for Jesus as Mission's Director or working with the preschoolers at church, Sara works part time at Sara's Sweets (no, she is not THE Sara even though we think she's just as awesome) where she enjoys baking and serving people sweet treats. In her spare time, Sara enjoys spending time with her family, working out, and baking and cooking at home.