Our Staff

Jim Halstead

Senior Pastor

Reverend Jim Halstead is ordained CRC and has served as pastor of Community CRC in Fort Wayne, Indiana since January 2010. He’s pastored for over 25 years with the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA), Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) and the Christian Reformed Church (CRC). He is currently serving as the Prayer Coordinator and the Chairman of the Home Missions Committee for Classis Kalamazoo and he serves an alternate board member for the Christian Reformed Home Missions (CRHM).

Sam Dowty

Worship Leader

Sam Dowty is the worship leader at Community CRC. He graduated from Huntington University in 2016 with a Bachelor degree in Worship Leadership. He has served with several churches as a worship leader, youth leader and has led bible study groups. He is married to Cassie and has three children. Community CRC was excited to receive Sam as their worship leader in June, 2017.