Leadership and Volunteer Staff

Steve Diehl - Pastor

Ordained to the ministry in 1996, Steve has been in ministry with the C&MA for 25 years. He  finished a Doctor of Ministry Degree in the area of discipleship coaching. Steve and Kristi enjoy studying the Word of God, teaching, reading, spending time with family, playing guitar and singing songs of worship, outdoor sports and activities, and artistic crafts. Steve’s passions are in the areas of preaching, teaching & equipping people for ministry, discipleship coaching, evangelism, and writing.

                                                                               (More about the Diehls and their testimony here.

Kent Cox - Elder

Kent, a teacher in Hayfork, has lived in the community for a number of years now and has been in leadership at The Outpost since our beginning as a church.  Kent oversees worship ministry, sound tech ministries, and serves in leadership as an elder.                                                                             


Joyce Wagner - Administration

Joyce, a retired teacher, has taught English in Thailand, a one room school in Wildwood, and finished her career in Hayfork.  She made a commitment to Christ at the age of 10 and enjoys the out-of-doors, taking walks, and working in her flower garden.   Her card ministry has blessed many.                                                                       


The Cox Family - Worship, Tech, and Administration

The Cox family has been involved at the Outpost since our beginning.  Kent serves as elder and oversees the worship ministries.   Jill has served as treasurer and is now on the county Board of Supervisors.  Victoria leads us in worship and keeps our website and tech ministries going.  Her and Cameron help with the young adult group and, along with Landon and Joel (Landon works as a first responder and Joel is off at college), lead us in our worship ministries.   They love to serve as a family.