The Reverend Dr. Clinton Cottrell
Pastor Clint is the pastor and head of staff at CLPC. Clint is a devout evangelical pastor who loves to preach, teach and share the love of Christ with others. Our pastor came to CLPC from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the summer of 2005 and holds a Masters of Divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from Trinity School for Ministry. He also has over 20 years of experience in federal service ranging from air traffic controller to being on the executive staff in Washington, DC. Clint has 4 children (the oldest, Laura, an ordained Presbyterian pastor) and has been married to his childhood sweetheart for since 1977. Pastor Clint's e-mail address is Clint@clpc.us.
Director of Praise Worship
John, a native of Fort Myers (yes, there really are people that were born and grew up here) is a devout Christian musician. Proficient on the guitar, piano and drums, John brings years of experience singing and leading praise bands. He is also a trained graphic designer but his real passion is using music therapy to reach people with dementia or alzheimer's. John would love to hear from you, his email is John@clpc.us
The Reverend Joel Ajo-Fernandez
Pastor - Spanish Speaking Ministries
Pastor Joel is the temporary part time pastor of Spanish speaking ministries at CLPC and the leader of worship at Iglesia Presbiteriana Cypress Lake. A seminary trained and ordained pastor, Joel comes from Cuba where he served as the Methodist Bishop of Havana. After entering the United States, Pastor Joel served several churches (including a join United Methodist/Presbyterian church in New Jersey. He is honorably retired and lives in Cape Coral with his wife. Pastor Joel is leading our Spanish ministry while the church conducts a search for a permanent, Spanish speaking pastor.
His email is :email@example.com
Director of Traditional Worship
Rachel comes to us from Dayton, Ohio where she has led music, drama and Christian education, having years of experience in leading church growth by serving Christ. Rachel has a remarkable voice, is a gifted pianist, but most importantly, has a contagious enthusiasm for Jesus
Christ. She would love to hear from you at Rachel@clpc.us.
Karen serves as our office manager and is the "go to" person for anything involving the church campus or activities in the church. Karen joined our staff team in the summer of 2005 after a decade and a half of service with the federal government. Karen grew up in the Presbyterian
Church and currently lives in Cape Coral near her mother and adult son. Karen's e-mail address is Karen@clpc.us.