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Meet Our Team


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SCOTT CRADDOCK

Senior Pastor // scott@hiddenv.com

After serving as campus pastor in Richland Center for almost two years, Scott accepted the position of Senior Pastor of Hidden Valley Community Church in July of 2017. 

Favorite drink: Coffee in the winter and lemonade in the summer.
First job: I delivered pizza during college.
Perfect day: Get up early, eat a big breakfast, go exercise and then something with my family.
Favorite food: Chicken biscuit gravy and pumpkin pie.
Dream car: Black Chevy Blazer.
What inspires you: Passionate people with a clear vision.

 

Derek Mason

Worship and family pastor // derek@hiddenv.com

Derek joined the staff in August of 2019.

Favorite Drink: Coffee
First Job: Janitor at a dry cleaner
Favorite Foods: Pizza, ice cream and cookies (not together, though!)
Favorite Pastimes: Golf, reading the Bible and playing music
What Inspires you: God’s presence - when He shows up in our lives.

Lori Bailey

Financial and Administrative Assistant // admin@hiddenv.com

Lori joined the staff in May of 2012. 

Favorite drink: Water with a ton of crushed ice and a slice of lemon.
Perfect day: Going for a walk on a crisp fall day with all the tree's leaves in peak color.
What did you want to be when you grew up: Veterinarian
Favorite food: Moose tracks ice cream.
Who inspires you: Hospice workers
Favorite job: Doing laundry and hanging it outside - there's nothing like that fresh air smell on sheets when you crawl into bed at night.

 
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LoriE Rule

Video & Graphics // media@hiddenv.com

Lorie joined the team in May of 2010.

Favorite thing to do: Laugh.
Favorite job: Mowing. No kidding! I live life on the cutting edge all summer long! A freshly mowed lawn makes my heart happy.
Favorite pastimes: If I'm not fishing or hunting, you'll find me in my kitchen preparing whatever we've caught. I'm passionate about healthy eating - harvesting or growing our food vs. buying it from the store is what it's all about!

 

Renata Feiner

Communications Coordinator // Connect@Hiddenv.com

Renata joined the staff in January of 2018.

First Job: I had the joy of cleaning rooms at my parent's motel.
Favorite Food: Anything with sugar. I am convinced we all have a separate stomach just for desserts!
Who Inspires Me: The people of Guatemala inspire me. They have so little but are so welcoming and gracious. Truly happy people who have great faith in Jesus and are a joy to be around.
Favorite Job? Being a grandma! I take care of my granddaughter, Zayda and it is so fun! I often tell people God has us be parents before grandparents because it's so rewarding and fun that we'd never want to parent after being introduced to grandparenting.


Meet Our Leadership Team

Kevin Campbell
kevin@hiddenv.com

Brian Blanchette
brian@hiddenv.com

Gary Halverson
gary@hiddenv.com


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What We Believe

Hidden Valley is committed to help those far from God
become fully devoted followers of Him.

Our goal is to help people take the next step in their spiritual journey.

As a church, we continually seek to provide tools and opportunities that encourage people to grow in their love for God, grow in their love for people, use their gifts and talents to serve and tell others about Jesus.

Although our approach to church is not traditional, we still believe in and maintain widely accepted Christian theological beliefs. 

Hidden Valley is a member of the Evangelical Free Church of America. This is an association of autonomous churches united around the same theological convictions.

God

We believe in one God, Creator of all things, holy, infinitely perfect, and eternally existing in a loving unity of three equally divine Persons: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Having limitless knowledge and sovereign power, God has graciously purposed from eternity to redeem a people for Himself and to make all things new for His own glory.

The Bible

We believe that God has spoken in the Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments, through the words of human authors. As the verbally inspired Word of God, the Bible is without error in the original writings, the complete revelation of His will for salvation, and the ultimate authority by which every realm of human knowledge and endeavor should be judged. Therefore, it is to be believed in all that it teaches, obeyed in all that it requires, and trusted in all that it promises.

The Human Condition

We believe that God created Adam and Eve in His image, but they sinned when tempted by Satan. In union with Adam, human beings are sinners by nature and by choice, alienated from God, and under His wrath. Only through God’s saving work in Jesus Christ can we be rescued, reconciled and renewed.

Jesus Christ

We believe that Jesus Christ is God incarnate, fully God and fully man, one Person in two natures. Jesus—Israel’s promised Messiah—was conceived through the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. He lived a sinless life, was crucified under Pontius Pilate, arose bodily from the dead, ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of God the Father as our High Priest and Advocate.

The Work of Christ

We believe that Jesus Christ, as our representative and substitute, shed His blood on the cross as the perfect, all-sufficient sacrifice for our sins. His atoning death and victorious resurrection constitute the only ground for salvation.

The Holy Spirit

We believe that the Holy Spirit, in all that He does, glorifies the Lord Jesus Christ. He convicts the world of its guilt. He regenerates sinners, and in Him they are baptized into union with Christ and adopted as heirs in the family of God. He also indwells, illuminates, guides, equips and empowers believers for Christ-like living and service.

The Church

We believe that the true church comprises all who have been justified by God’s grace through faith alone in Christ alone. They are united by the Holy Spirit in the body of Christ, of which He is the Head. The true church is manifest in local churches, whose membership should be composed only of believers The Lord Jesus mandated two ordinances, baptism and the Lord’s Supper, which visibly and tangibly express the gospel. Though they are not the means of salvation, when celebrated by the church in genuine faith, these ordinances confirm and nourish the believer.

Christian Living

We believe that God’s justifying grace must not be separated from His sanctifying power and purpose. God commands us to love Him supremely and others sacrificially, and to live out our faith with care for one another, compassion toward the poor and justice for the oppressed. With God’s Word, the Spirit’s power, and fervent prayer in Christ’s name, we are to combat the spiritual forces of evil. In obedience to Christ’s commission, we are to make disciples among all people, always bearing witness to the gospel in word and deed.

Christ’s Return

We believe in the personal, bodily and glorious return of our Lord Jesus Christ. The coming of Christ, at a time known only to God, demands constant expectancy and, as our blessed hope, motivates the believer to godly living, sacrificial service and energetic mission.

Response and Eternal Destiny

We believe that God commands everyone everywhere to believe the gospel by turning to Him in repentance and receiving the Lord Jesus Christ. We believe that God will raise the dead bodily and judge the world, assigning the unbeliever to condemnation and eternal conscious punishment and the believer to eternal blessedness and joy with the Lord in the new heaven and the new earth, to the praise of His glorious grace. Amen.