Our Staff

Senior Pastor:  Dr. David Runion

Dr Runion received his Ph.D., Higher Education from the University of Arizona, and his M. Div. from the Nazarene Theological Seminary. M.A., Weaton College Graduate School, Weaton, Il, B.S., Psychology, Northen Arizona University, Flagstaff, Az. Advanced Spanish Language Study, San Jose, Costa Rica.


Churches he has served include the Mission Church of the Nazarene, San Diego, Ca,  The Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene, Oro Valley, Az, the Payson First Church of the Nazarene, Payson Az, the First Church of the Nazarene, Harlingen, Tx, the Mexico Nazarene Seminary, Mexico City, Mexico, and the Midvale Park Church of the Nazarene, Tucson, Az.

Children’s Pastor: Holly Castaneda

Holly and her husband, Joe, have 3 awesome kids and love working with children at Clear Lake Nazarene. Holly is finishing up her degree in Christian Education and has been working in kids ministry for like… 10 years! She plans awesome services, events, camps and trips for our kids and she’d love to talk to you about ways for you and your child to be involved! Call our church office or send her an email and find out more.

Youth Pastor: Shawn Summers

Shawn and his wife, Donna, have 2 great kids. Shawn keeps our student ministry busy with events (camps, paintball, pool parties, studies (Wednesday night, Sunday morning), and more (you just never know).

Congregational Care: Beverly Strong

Beverly is married to Ed and is a nurse, and a Parish Nurse at the Clear Lake Church. She provides prayer and visitation support and encouragement in our congregation and district to make smart health decisions.

Associate Pastor: David Tadlock

Pastor David is married to Betty and provides a range of pastoral support to our congregation, including assistance with ministry training and welcoming guests to our church.