Staff
 
AJ Swanson
Lead Pastor
 
AJ is from Sarasota, FL and also spent part of his childhood in Charlotte, NC. He refers to himself as a beach bum with the occassional southern accent. AJ has a Masters of Religion from Southern Evangelical Seminary and spent 18 years in youth and children’s ministry, both as a volunteer and then as the Director of Youth and Children at Christ Community Church in Frisco, TX. AJ is married to Corrie and together they have 4 Children. He plays guitar and sings, has a background in theatre, coaches soccer, loves sport and enjoys playing games with his kids.
 
AJ joined Cornerstone Church in January of 2021. He is also the author of Vacation Bible Camp, which is used all over the country and with some missions groups overseas. 
 
Jack Teeple
Pastor Emeritus
 
Jack Teeple has been a staple of the Hicksville Community for over 30 years. Raising his three sons along with his wife Patti. He planted Gateway Chapel 15 years ago which met at the Huber Theatre and oversaw the growth of that church. Upon merging with First Presbyterian Church he became the first Lead Pastor at Cornerstone Church. Having been a Lead Pastor the majority of his life, Jack encouraged the elders to begin the search for a Pastor to take the church into the future. He now serves as a transition lead for the new pastor, as well as continuing discipleship and mentoring in the community and church. Jack is and forever will be a valuable part of the Cornerstone Team.
 
Stephanie Wilhelm
Financial Secretary
 
Mike Alexander, Lucas Smith, Matthew Stuckey
Elders