At CenterPoint Christian Fellowship, our leaders are all committed to growth in Christ. Please click on any of the names to learn more about them.
Tony ZehringSenior Pastor
Ministry History: Been active in participation and leadership in varying areas of ministry since 1997. Tony was a Theatre Arts Major at Crafton Hills College in Southern CA, and received his Ministry Degree from Trinity Evangelical Christian University. He joined the ministry team at CenterPoint Christian Fellowship in May 2010.
Family: Married to Sharon Zehring; with two grown children, Anthony Zehring Jr and Jennifer (Zehring) Rasner, and five grandchildren: Domenico, Gabriel, Adrianna, Evan, and Caleb.
Favorite Hobbies: Outdoor photography: www.zehringphotos.com
10 He says, “Be still, and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth.”
Heather TurbevilleAssociate Pastor, Worship & Family
Associate Pastor, Worship and Family
Ministry History: Has been serving in ministry for more than nine years. As an Associate Pastor, she has been blessed to help lead the congregation each weekend with music and dramas that honor and glorify God. She currently serves as the interim youth director and is finding great excitement helping lead the next generation. She also supervises Biblical Counselors as well as provides Biblical Counseling to members of the CenterPoint Christian Fellowship Congregation.
Family: She has a wonderful husband, Christopher, and two beautiful children. A daughter, Samantha, and a son, Xander
Favorite Book: Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs
Favorite Hobbies: reading, camping, and playing with her family
38 And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love.
Romans 8:38 NLT
Cheryl MooreChildren's Ministry Director
For more information, go to our Children’s Ministry page.
Ministry History: Served several years with American Missionary Fellowship on the Western Nevada field as well as 3 years in Portland, Oregon. Upon the completion of the term with American Missionary Fellowship, Cheryl and her husband became members of Carson Valley Christian Center (later to be named CenterPoint) where she directed the Elementary Department and BreakOut for 9 years. She has lead the Children’s Department at CenterPoint Christian Fellowship since it’s start. Cheryl attended Multnomah School of the Bible and has served in Children’s Ministry since 1972.
Family: Married to a wonderful husband, Jim, and have been blessed with 3 great children, April, Adam and Amy, and 7 grandchildren.
Favorite Food: Seafood! Pretty much anything that swims in the ocean.
Favorite Hobbies: Sewing
Fun Fact: Cheryl saw Elvis live on opening night in Las Vegas in 1971.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 NIV
Denise BerumenMissions & Outreach Director
For more information go to our Missions page.
Ministry History: She started in the Worship Arts/Drama Ministry in Minden, NV after giving her life to Christ in 1999. She found a strong connection to God through music, so she sang in the choir and participated in many dramas. Soon after, God sent her to Africa on a medical mission to Kenya. This changed her life spiritually and emotionally. Now, she is so blessed to be able to lead worship in God’s house and to be the Director of Missions. This is a new adventure that He sends her on daily.
Family: She is married to the love of her life, Gerardo Berumen. Together, they raised five children: Carmen, Genny, Jesse, Brett, and Alex. They also have two grandchildren, Aliyah and Evan. She is a proud military mom: Brett is in the Army and Alex in the Navy. God has truly blessed her with an amazing family, both at home and at church.
Favorite Food: Mexican, pizza, and a really good hamburger
Fun Personal Fact: Worked at Disney World in Florida in their college program in 1990
8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?”
And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”
Isaiah 6:8 NIV
Karen SmithGroup Ministries Director
Ministry and education- I have a Bachelors degree in religion from Dallas Christian College. I am a ordained pastoral counselor. I love working with women. My passion is simply walking life with people and being the person God wants me to be.
Family- I moved here from Houston Texas in 2015. I was married to the love of my life for 47 years before he passed away in July of 2018. We have 2 beautiful children and three grandchildren.
20 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,
Lynn EshenauerFirst Impressions Director
Frank EstillFacilities Director
Ministry History: Have been involved with First Impressions Ministry as an usher and greeter and Outreach Ministry with 4 mission trips to the Navajo Nation.
Family: Frank is married to his wonderful wife of 40 years, Tammy. He has one daughter in Washington State and 2 grandchildren.
Favorite Hobbies: Frank enjoys working with wood and helping Tammy with quilting.
Fun Fact: Frank retired from the Army after 23 1/2 years.
“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.” 1 Corinthians 15:58 NKJV
Christopher TurbevilleChurch Elder & Tech Director
Ministry History: Christopher and his family have been attending CenterPoint since 2008. Starting with the S.T.E.P. program in 2011 (which is now part of the HealingPoint Ministry), Christopher has been involved in a number of ministries, including taking up the reigns as the Tech Coordinator, helping to coordinate HealingPoint, helping to launch our own Sermon-Based-Small-Groups, and occasionally standing in to deliver the sermon message when Pastor Tony needs a break. Christopher started seminary at Liberty Baptist University in 2012, working towards a degree in Theology, as he faithfully follows as God leads him.
Family: Christopher is blessed in marriage to his beautiful wife, Heather Turbeville, and has two wonderful children: daughter, Samantha, and son, Alexander.
Favorite Books: The Bible (of course!), and The Case for Christ, by Lee Strobel, which is largely responsible for actually leading Christopher to the Bible and finding Christ.
Fun Personal Fact: Christopher was (re)baptized after accepting Christ as his savior at the very first baptism held at CenterPoint in the new building on Breakwater Drive in Spring of 2010 (it was cold!).
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “Plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
Jeremiah 29:11, NIV
John JesseeChurch Elder
Derek EshenauerChurch Elder
Julie ForrestAdmin. Asst. to the Pastor
Ministry: I have taught Sunday school for preschoolers for 3 years along with being a co-leader for a Women’s Bible study dealing with sexual trauma victims. I currently sing on the worship team and I’m working on my bachelors degree in Theology through Andersonville Theological Seminary school.
Family: I’m a single Mom to my wonderful Son who is now 18 years old.
I can do all things through Christ Jesus who gives me strength. (Phil. 4:13)