Pastor Bruce has been the senior pastor here at CCC since 2002. Before that, he was an associate pastor for 16 years. Bruce has a degree from Syracuse University and SUNY ESF in Environmental Resources Management. He actually was an Arborist in Rochester for years before going into the ministry full-time. He and his wife Robin have four sons, two daughters, four daughters-in-law (that are more like just daughters) and an ever-growing number of grandchildren.
Pastor Mark DuPré has been associate pastor since 1998. He has also served as head of the worship ministry. He has his master’s in film from Columbia University, and teaches film at RIT. He and his wife Diane perform musically in the area. He is also the author of “How to Act Like a Grown-up” and a year-long devotional journal “My Light and My Salvation” (which is also online at markdupre.com). They have three children and an ever-growing number of grandchildren.
“I’m Ian and Jesus is my literal bff.” – Ian Slentz
Ian Slentz joined the Christ Community Church family as a youth pastor in 2017. He is currently pursuing a degree in music from Roberts Wesleyan College. Ian composes music, plays guitar and jams out on the drums. Don’t believe it? Check out his band, Ian Wesley. He’s also got a pretty good Irish accent! Ian was a student at the International ALERT Academy in Texas. He has been to Mexico several times on mission trips, and will be leading his second group to Romania this summer.