Staff


  • Casey Kleeman

    lead minister

    Casey is our preaching minister. After 10 years of preaching in Iowa, Casey joined the staff of ESCC in 2014. Originally from Missouri, Casey graduated from Ozark Christian College and received his Masters at Lincoln Christian University. Casey and Rachel have four children (Jaidyn, Leala, Zoie, and Zeke). He has taught at Nebraska Christian College and Central Christian College of the Bible. 



    ckleeman@esccnet.com


  • Guy ash

    Worship Leader

    Guy Ash joined ESCC in June of 2000. Guy and Patti have two adult children, Nichole and Guy Charles and grandson Ozdyn, Nichole is married to Dee Holloway.

    guya@esccnet.com

  • Andrew liston

    Children's Minister

    Andrew is the awesome Children’s Minister! Kids flock to him because his love for children is overflowing. Andrew has been a part of the Elm Street family since March 2006. He and Katia have been married for 20 years. They have six boys Jonah, Micah, Elijah, Josiah, Brandon, Philip and one girl, Paige. Andrew’s favorite things are watching movies, eating dried pineapple and hanging out with his family. 


    andrewl@esccnet.com

  • Jason burckhartt

    Associate minister

    Jason has been at ESCC since August 2006. He is married to Joni (his best friend) and has 3 boys. Jason focuses hard on the kids being a part of the church and helping them understand discipleship.


    jasonb@esccnet.com

  • Mitchel Burgener

    Associate Youth minister

    Mitchel has worked at ESCC since May 2015. He loves the outdoors and his fiancé Erin. He is excited about Kingdom change and seeing how God works through the youth.


    mitchelb@esccnet.com

  • paula Cardinal

    office administrator

    Paula is the ESCC Administrator. She has served the church in different roles since 1996. She is married to Dan and together they have 3 children.


    paulac@esccnet.com

  • phyllis brian

    receptionist

    Phyllis will greet you in the office with a big smile! She assists in creating communications and has served Elm Street since 2004. She has two adult sons, Anthony and his wife Sarah, and Justin. She also loves spending as much time as possible with her  grandchildren, Aliyah and Samuel!   Also, having a passion for those experiencing separation or divorce, she is one of the facilitators for the DivorceCare Ministry. 


    phyllisb@esccnet.com

  • Pat Ford

    Church custodian

    Pat is a specially gifted man who serves to prepare the church facilities for active use. If you don’t see Pat working around the church, you will find him with a cup of coffee in his hands!

  • Kaleb Shipman

    Technology Intern

    Kaleb is our talented tech man. He puts together most of the videos and graphics that you see Sunday morning and on this website! If you see him around he probably has his camera in one hand and a coffee in the other!


    kalebumfer@gmail.com