Staff Team

Meet our Team

DEAN AVERY

ELDER

ABOUT DEAN

“I love Lancaster Christian Church because of the open and accepting spirit of the people.”

Dean and his wife Janice were married on October 4, 1980. They have four grown children: Evan, Erin, Tate, and Will. They are blessed with nine grandchildren. Dean’s favorite pastime is RV camping, he’s a fan of Minnesota (when they are winning) and one of his favorite songs is “Who You Say I Am”.  

Contact Dean

Phone: 641-895-5540


TRAVIS HARRIS

ELDER

ABOUT TRAVIS

“I became an elder because my heart desires to see us all grow in our relationships with Christ, and to see Christ glorified through us.”

Travis and his wife Tiffany were married on October 17, 1992. They have three children: Benjamin, Daniel, and Annika. They have two grandchildren. Travis’s favorite team is the Kansas City Chiefs, his favorite pastime is farming, and his favorite movie is “The Hoosiers.”. 

Contact Travis

Phone: 641-835-2967


RICK PROBASCO

ELDER

ABOUT RICK

“LCC has been our home church for over fifty years, even though we attended others when we had to live elsewhere. I see our church doing God’s work when we focus on loving people as our mission.” 

Rick and his wife Penny have two grown children, Cory and Erik. They have three grandchildren: Hil, Ryen and Kylie. Rick enjoys watching local and college sporting events, farming, and cooking (he makes awesome pulled pork!)

Contact Rick

Phone: 303-902-6060


RYAN EIDSON

PREACHING MINISTER

ABOUT RYAN

"I am excited to be part of LCC because we work together to learn, love, and serve God and people. I like how people in small towns care for each other."

Ryan and his wife, Lori, were married on the snowy day of December 15, 2007. They have two children.

Ryan's Favorites

Food: oatmeal

Movie: Hidden Figures

Book: I have several books that I enjoy! Favorite authors include Michael Hyatt, Seth Godin, and Steven Cone.


ANGELA SCHMITTER

 FINANCE TEAM LEADER

ABOUT ANGELA

“I started coming to LCC when I was just a few days old. I have a lot of fond memories here--activities when I was young, our wedding, and family baptisms. It’s just where I feel at home.” 

Angela and her husband Jason were married on March 16, 1991. They have two grown children, Dakota and Zachary. Angela’s favorite sport is golf, her favorite food is homemade lasagna, and her favorite local restaurant is Janko’s.  


KELLY LONG

FACILITIES MANAGER

ABOUT KELLY

“LCC is special to me because it brings my family closer together and helps keep me on the right path.”

Kelly and his wife Shannon were married on May 28th, 1999. They have three children: Megan, Brooke and Kendyl. They have three grandchildren. Kelly enjoys playing golf, taking vacations, and having family time at home.