Chris Akers has served Christ Community Church as Worship Associate since August 2012 and is thrilled to continue serving as Pastor of Worship & Arts. Chris graduated from Washington State University in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in music performance and married his wonderful wife Lauren in July of 2015. They welcomed their daughter Naomi into the world in 2018. He received his EFCA Ministry License in the spring of 2015. Chris previously served as a Worship & Arts Intern at Hillcrest Chapel in Bellingham, WA from 2011 to 2012.