Terry & Cheryl Edwards have been the senior pastors of Lake Tahoe Christian Fellowship for over 30 years. They both share a deep commitment to pastoring from the Fatherís Heart, as well as seeing people set free to realize their identity and potential in Christ. Their apostolic and prophetic ministry has caused the church and its ministries to reach well beyond South Lake Tahoe into the region, our nation and a large church-planting ministry in the Philippine Islands.
Pastors & Elders
Pastor Jim and Michele Cooley gave their lives to Jesus Christ at Lake Tahoe Christian Fellowship, (formerly, The Church of Glad Tidings), in January 1989. Since that time, they have served as leaders over various small groups, as Elders at L.T.C.F., as covering Elders for Springs of Hope Christian Fellowship in Quincy, Ca. and pastored our daughter church Eaglesí Wings Christian Fellowship in Carson City, Nev. where Michele was partt of the dance ministry.
Young Adult Pastors & Elders
Paul & Rachelle Friederici are young adult pastors and elders at LTCF. .
They also have three children, Kaitlyn, Garrett and Bryson
Pastoral Staff & Elder
Mike grew up in South Lake Tahoe, an avid outdoorsman, ski coach, and carpenter by trade. Dawn has lived here since 1969, enjoys travel, camping, and friends. She works at Barton Hospital. They were married in 1976, and have been part of LTCF since 1977. They have two adult children, Jennifer and her husband Tony Sunzeri, and their son Ryan, who is with Jesus. They have a passion for fellowship, mentoring, and shepherding. Mike coordinates the church deacons, oversees our Menís Groups, and is director of Ultimate Wilderness Adventures. (See our website http://uwalaketahoe.com/ for more information about this discipleship, outreach ministry)
Pastors & Elders
Steve and Carrie married 25 years ago and have two grown daughters. Steve has the unique distinction of being one of the founding members of Lake Tahoe Christian Fellowship. Both have served in Eldership over the last 24 years. They have found the fulfillment of their heart's desire by encouraging God's people through teaching, preaching and counseling. They love to pray for the sick and broken hearted and move in prophetic intercession. Carrie is the Senior Director of the SOZO (personal healing) ministry..