WGCC Staff

The staff and Walnut Grove is comprised of people who love, care, and pray for every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call the church office to speak to them.

Steven Stern, Pastor

Steven joined Walnut Grove in January of 2016.


You will see Steven each Sunday delivering the message that God has put on his heart. He has a special way of making the Bible relatable and applying it to our everyday lives.

When Steven finds time, he enjoys baking, working out, reading and attending Cub Scouts with his son, Samuel. He also loves to travel but most of all he likes playing games with his kids, Valeri, Samuel, Adriana and Dulce and spending time with his wife, Chelsea.

You may also see Steven in one of the 3 elementary schools in Charleston as a substitute teacher. 


Email Steven at steven@walnutgrovecc.org

Aaron boothe, youth/Worship pastor

Aaron joined Walnut Grove in November of 2012.


On Sunday's you will see Aaron doing a wide range of things, from helping lead worship, to teaching Sunday School, and on Sunday nights Aaron leads the Youth Group for Jr. High and High school students.

Aaron doesn't have as much free time as he once did with 2 little guys running around but he enjoys cooking and learning new ways to prepare food. He also likes learning how to play as many instruments as he can, Most of all, his favorite past time is relaxing with his wife Allison and sons, Thomas and Peter.


Email Aaron at aaron@walnutgrovecc.org

Tera Arnold, ministry assistant

Tera joined the staff at WGCC in January 2011.  


She works part time in the church office, providing support to the pastors, and creates and produces all church correspondence & materials.

You may also see Tera at her full time job at Lake Land College. Depending on the time of year, Tera fills her day running back and forth between work, baseball and track. She enjoys relaxing, playing games, watching movies and spending time with her husband Chad and their children, Kadelyn and Paxton.


Email Tera at office@walnutgrovecc.org