Deacons

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Andrew Cosper

Andrew, his wife Laura, their son Seth, and daughter Karsyn moved back to Clifton in 2007.  Andrew has a Bachelor's Degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, and is an independant contractor in the field of Clinical Research.  Laura has a Bachelor's Degree in Education, and is a 4th grade Science Teacher at Clifton ISD.  The two of them enjoy spending time with their children; playing sports, video games with Seth, and biking with Karsyn.  They also enjoy Date Night, which is typically dinner and a movie.

A dream of Andrew's will be realized this Summer (2016) as he and Laura plan to take Seth to Haiti to expose him to the mission field.  Andrew looks forward to participating in a life-altering experience of Kingdom work. 

Andrew is presently our Worship Leader and has an interest in furthering that service by teaching others to lead.  Other goals are growing and developing strong relationships with other brothers and sisters that will last a lifetime.

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Brent Grelle

Brent, his wife Christy, and their two children Samantha and Jacob, have been attending Clifton COC since 2009.  Brent is the Quality Assurance Manager at Gearench. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering at Texas A & M University.  Special interests are: bicycling, comic books, watching movies, hunting, and building things. 

At Clifton COC, Brent enjoys the family-like feeling from the congregation.  He would like the entire community to share in the feeling of how much this church family cares for the people in the community as well.

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Ryan Hunt

Ryan and his wife Chaunta have been at Clifton COC since 2002.  They have 3 daughters; Katelyn, Kyndall, and Alli. 

After graduating from Cisco High School in 1996, Ryan earned his Bachelor's Degree in Education at Texas A & M.  For the last 13 years, Ryan has been a coach and teacher at Clifton Middle School.  Presently, he is teaching 7th grade Texas History.

Ryan's special interests are working with children/youth, history and sports.

The welcoming atmosphere, and the willingness of people to help those in need are what Ryan most enjoys about Clifton COC.  His wish is that Clifton COC continues to be a congregation who reaches out to those in need, no matter the circumstance or situation.

 

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Jason Williams

Jason, his wife Katy, and their 4 children, Seth, Kenna, Deacon and Cohen, moved to Clifton in 2014.  A High School Graduate of Water Valley, Jason then earned his teaching degree at Angelo State University.  He went on to teach and coach, which brought Jason to Clifton as the High School Girls' Volleyball and Basketball Coach.  Special interests for Jason are: camping, hiking, hunting, mountain biking, sports and games. 

At Clifton COC, Jason enjoys the congregation's love for each other and the community involvement.  Jason and Katy are very involved with the Youth Group, and hope to grow the church through youth involvement.

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Ron Rieke

Ron and his wife Madelyn Rieke have been at Clifton Church of Christ for 15 years.  Ron was in the Technical Sales and Engineering business with General Electric and Digital Corp.  He started a data storage manufacturer in 1984.  The Riekes are retired and getting to enjoy more time with their three grown children and new granddaughter (from their daughter).  Ranch work, target shooting and travel are Ron's favorite past times, 2nd to family. 

Ron is a graduate of North Dakota State, and went on to graduate from University of North Dakota in Science and Engineering.  Ron's studies also included Computer Science at Kansas State, and Behavioral Psychology and Business Law at Webster University.

One of the things Ron appreciates about Clifton Church of Christ is the small size, but its vital group of fine people.  Ron would like to help create a financially sound, and wonderful place for folks to worship and call home.

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Raymond Tennison

Raymond and his wife Bonnie have 3 children: Kevin Tennison, Mark Padgett, and Sarah Padgett.  Their grandchildren are Chelcey Tennison, Justen Tennison, Leland Soule and twins Nora and Hattie Soule.

With an Associates of Applied Science - Fire Science, and as a Master Fire Fighter, a Master Arson Investigator, a Master Fire Inspector, and a Master Peace Officer, Raymond served forty-two years total in Fire Service.  Raymond's career consisted of 25 years as a Certified Peace Officer before he retired from Kerville Fire Department in 1998.  He then served 15 years as an Assit Fire Chief, with a 2nd retirement from North Lake Travis Fire in 2014; a total of 16 years as Fire Chief.

Special interests of Raymond's are fishing, home improvement projects, and watching sports events (mainly the San Antonio Spurs).

Raymond enjoys the people at Clifton Church of Christ.  He says, "these are the best Christian Family I know".  He would like to continue with the current programs we have at church and would like to see our attendance grow.