Senior Campus Minister

Sam recently began serving as the Senior Campus Minister in March of 2023.  He received his bachelors of arts degree in Philosophy and Religion in 2002 from College of the Ozarks.  He and his wife, Shanna, enjoy life on the family farm, watching movies, and doing things with the kids, Isaiah, Mara, Sarah, and Levi.  
Sam loves teaching the Word of God, building relationships with students, and coordinating activities for students to grow in God and grow with each other.  He also loves anything Cardinals, sports, hunting, and woodworking in his shop.  

Email Sam Parker – You can reach Sam at

Moriah Hix

Moriah Hix

Small Group and Outreach Campus Minister

Moriah has served with CCF since July 2016. Moriah graduated from (EIU) with a degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences. Since graduating, she felt a strong calling into Campus Ministry and a passion to disciple and encourage others in their relationship with Christ. She has completed two year long internships in campus ministry, (one at EIU and one here in Rolla). A few of her hobbies include, hiking or anything outdoors, drinking all the coffee, antiquing/thrifting, and spending time with friends and her husband, Kyle Hix.

Email Moriah Hix – Campus Minister at

Shandi Harris

Shandi Harris

Women's Campus Minister

Shandi has been CCF’s female campus minister since 2010. Not only is she passionate about helping people view themselves as God does and appreciate Him more, but she delights in helping others learn how to dig deeper into the Word of God. She and her youth pastor hubby, Ben, have a 2 daughters: Darci (5) & Harli (3). When they aren’t hanging out with College, High School or Junior High students they are having adventures with their daughters, going to Cardinals baseball games or watching The Walking Dead..

Email Shandi Harris – Women’s Campus Minister at

Jay Gordon

Jay Gordon

Men's Campus Minister

Jay recently began serving as the Men’s Campus Minister in September of 2023. He received his Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Student Ministry in 2022 from Spurgeon College in Kansas City, MO. Before CCF, Jay completed a two year internship with the Christian Campus House at the University of Central Missouri. Fun fact: He and his wife, Regan, got married in June of 2022 at their favorite coffee shop, Coffee Sknobs in Knob Noster, MO.

Jay desires students to have a safe space where they can freely ask questions, wrestle with doubts and have honest conversations about Jesus Christ.

Email Jay Gordon – Men’s Campus Minister at

Kellie Davis

Kellie Davis

Administrative Assistant

Kellie has worked as the administrative assistant for several years. When she isn’t helping college students she is hanging out with her family, jamming out to the radio, attending all the Home Free concerts she can go to, and serving with her Girl Scout troop.

Email Kellie Davis – Administrative Assistant at

Board Members

First Christian Church – Newburg

  • Mike Kleeschulte – Vice-Chairman

Greentree Christian Church

  • Brad Clay
  • Carrie Vincent
  • Jeremy Jamison – Chairman
  • Scott Robinson

Ridgeview Christian Church

  • Becky Rich – Treasurer
  • Craig Phillips
  • Jenna Liegey
  • Sherry Duley – Secretary


  • Faron Thebeau

Faculty Advisor

  • Dr. Dan Oerther