Ministry Staff

NathanNathan Freeman
Senior Minister
Phone:  623-889-3388
Email:  nathan@canyonchurch.org
Nathan has over 15+ years of experience in ministry. He started his career in 2000 as a Youth Minister at the Palo Verde Church of Christ in Tucson, AZ. In 2003, he took the role of Youth Minister at the Argyle Church of Christ in Jacksonville, FL and later in 2009 moved to an associate minister position as the Church Life Minister. Nathan returned to Arizona and joined Canyon church in 2014 as our Senior Minister.  He graduated from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN with a bachelor of Communications and Bible.  Nathan and his wife, Rachel, and their three children enjoy hiking and having adventures out in God’s beautiful creation. They are passionate about loving God and loving people.

 

WyaneWyane Atkinson
Worship & Connections Minister
Phone:  623-889-3388
Email: wyane@canyonchurch.org
Wyane joined Canyon church in 2017 as our Worship & Connections Minister.  He graduated from Lubbock Christian University in Lubbock, TX and served for 17 years in the state of Arizona, with over five of those years as the Campus Minister for the Churches of Christ at the University of Arizona while also serving the Palo Verde Church of Christ in Tucson as Worship Leader. He then served as the Senior Minister for the Northwest Church of Christ in Glendale for 11 years while he also worked with their Praise and Worship Ministry in a dual role. Before coming to Canyon, Wyane served the Conroe Church of Christ in Conroe, TX as the Outreach/Connections Minister for three years. His wife, Eva is a retired School Nurse with the State of Arizona. Wyane and Eva have two grown, married daughters and a  granddaughter.

 


Davina White
Administrative Assistant
Phone:  623-889-7146
Email:  davina@canyonchurch.org
Twitter:  @canyonchurch
Davina has over 20+ years of experience writing and editing printed and online content, as well as providing administrative support within various industries.  She joined Canyon’s staff in 2012 and is excited to be using these talents for her church family and community. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Northern Arizona University. When she’s not working at Canyon, Davina is helping her husband, Shawn, run their parachurch ministry, called Smart Faith.  Both her and her husband love the arts and are avid readers, movie-watchers, and concert-goers.

 


Laura Shewmaker
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 623-889-7146
Email: laura@canyonchurch.org
Laura and her husband, Dan, moved with their three children to Phoenix in 2005 from California.  With a family history in the valley area, Laura easily transitioned to life in the desert and finds beauty in God’s vast creation. Laura’s work experience has ranged from managing the internal customer database for an international pharmaceutical company to managing retail establishments. She came on board with Canyon’s staff in 2015. Laura’s passions are singing and teaching children, which you will find her doing on any given Sunday at Canyon.

 

Our Mission is to lead people to a growing relationship with Jesus Christ...
Loving God • Connecting People • Unleashing Compassion
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