OUR STAFF

chR LEADERSHIP

Our staff and leadership here at CHR are composed of men and women 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 our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at cchr@gorge.net

  • FRITZ & WENDI STRANZ

    LEAD PASTORS

    Pastors Fritz and Wendi Stranz have been serving as senior pastors at Covenant Hood River since its beginning. Their heart is to reach the unsaved, restore the disconnected and bring God's complete healing to all who are broken.

  • JERRY & JANET CLARK

    ELDERS

    Jerry and Janet have served as elders at CHR since its beginning. They have a heart and passion for the church as an institution and as the family of God. They love encouraging others by speaking purpose and destiny into the lives of all those they are around.

  • TERRY & MARIE MANN

    ELDERS

    For eleven years Terry and Marie served as Senior Pastors in The Dalles, OR. For the last 10 years they have enjoyed serving as elders at CHR. They are excited about what is happening now and in the future at CHR.

  • ANGELIQUE GARRETT

    CHILDREN'S DIRector

    Angelique has served as our Children's Director for 11 years. A mother of 4 and a school classroom assistant who loves kids, building relationships with them, and helping them grow in their walk with the Lord. Angelique is an avid runner, recently completing the Boston Marathon

  • ADRIAN STRANZ

    WORSHIP LEADER

    Adrian has helped people experience God’s grace and presence since CHR started in 2003. He oversees and leads the worship team. He is the son of Pastor Fritz and Wendi, and married to Nicole. They love singing, working out, and raising their children Chloe, Brooklyn, Isaac and Sophia.

  • JOSH & ROBYN MCLEAN

    YOUTH LEADERS

    Josh and Robyn love the family of God and know how to have a good time. From hiking trails around the gorge, hosting events with their business Rugged Soul, or meeting up for coffee, they have a passion for connecting with others in a fun and meaningful way. Josh and Robyn moved to The Gorge in 2016 and have two kids, AJ and Lux

OUR PASTORS

Pastor Fritz & Wendi Stranz planted CHR in January 2003, with 25 people attending the first service. They had a dream of building a church to reach those disconnected from Christ. With the help of a committed leadership team CHR continues to grow and reach out to those who need Christ.