cornerstone leadership

The staff and leadership at Cornerstone are ready to help.  Contact Pastor Clay Stidham with any questions or concerns.   connect@churchname.org.


  • Arnie Abrams

    Worship Team Member, Teacher, Council Member

    Arnie is a retired school teacher and currently substitutes in our local schools.  He is a skilled musician and singer.  He teaches in the Impact Hour and also leads Cornerstone Light at Solterra.

  • terry and loretta crider

    Office Maintenance

    Terry is a retired Marine and correctional officer.  Loretta is a paint contractor.  They provide a wide array of custodial and maintenance services at the office.

  • Patty Duran

    Worship Team, Living Hope Liaison

    Patty is veteran of two branches of military service and is now a vocalist on our worship team. She also serves as the liaison for Living Hope Centers.

  • Steve and barbara hicok

    Teacher, Facilities Crew

    Steve is a retired technologist  and Barbara is a retired teacher.  They host the Breakfast Bible Study.  Steve also teaches and assists with equipment operations.

  • ana Maria Holt

    Phone Captain, Greeter

    Ana Maria is a homemaker and manages our phone trees for pot luck, prayer and fellowship.  Her friendly greeting will make you feel comfortable and welcome.

  • Del Lewis

    Facilities Manager, Teacher, Council Member

    Del is a retired Air Force Colonel who flew the C 5 Galaxy, the largest plane in America.  He is head of the Southwest Section of Gideons. He is a teaching elder and council member. He oversees the set up and take down of all equipment.

  • Ginny Lewis

    Office Assistant

    Ginny is a retired  office administrator and now loads up our gift bags and burns our CDs.  She is a critical member of our Connection Team.

  • Robin Olson

    Worship Team

    Robin is a retired massage therapist and now runs a retail shop with her brother Steven called Avalei Gardens.  She  provides harmony on the worship team.

  • Dennis and Jolene Rayburn

    Facilities Crew

    Dennis is a retired contractor and now a CDL truck driver for a forest fire support company based in Show Low.  He and Jolene assist with packing and loading equipment following the service. Daughter Brandi provides encouragement.

  • The romero family

    Facilities Crew

    The Romero family are the owners and operators of DR Plumbing, Heating and Cooling.  George, Kyle, JC, Don and Christian faithfully pack up and load the many pieces of equipment required for our services.

  • Clay Stidham

    Lead Pastor, Worship Leader, Council President

    Clay Stidham is a graduate of Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, BA ’68. He is a lifelong student of the Bible and Christian history. His profession as a teacher of World History and Culture enables him to weave relevant current events into his messages. 

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  • Nancy Stidham

    Engineer, Producer, Technician, Coordinator, Facilitator, Teacher, Pastor's Wife, Council Secretary

    Nancy met Clay while attending Wheaton College. They were married in 1968 and have three sons and two granddaughters. Both Clay and Nancy are retired after teaching social studies 30 and 35 years respectively at Blue Ridge High School in Lakeside, Arizona.

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  • Tom Szabo

    Assistant Pulpit Pastor, Teacher, Council Member

    Tom is a retired public school teacher and administrator.  He currently teaches at a charter school in Holbrook.  He is well traveled and serves as our assistant pulpit pastor.

  • Gene and Michelle Naegle

    Pot Luck Hosts

    Gene is a builder and Michelle is a dog groomer.  They do the heavy lifting for our monthly pot lucks at the Hampton.  During the summer they set up for picnics at Fool Hollow.