Our Pastors
 
 

Our Pastors:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. Our commitment, on behalf of God’s people, is to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of His Word. Our passion and goal is to equip believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

Joe Kirkwood, Senior Pastor

Pastor Joe Kirkwood, our founding pastor, has a passion for inspiring believers to walk with God in victory and power. Having served in ministry for thirty years, Joe has a God-given mandate upon his life in the ministry of healing and has seen amazing miracles at the hands of the Lord.  But, not only that, he is called to train the disciples of Jesus to cooperate with the Holy Spirit in the same. He is passionate about missions and evangelism; especially our missionary work in Africa and the Philippines. Additionally, he ministers weekly in our outreach to the needy through Cornerstone Outreach Center of Amarillo.

Jacquie Kirkwood, Co-Pastor

Pastor Jacquie Kirkwood stands with Pastor Joe, sharing in the ministry of the word and prophetic  oversight of the life of the church. She has greatly invested in the Worship and Women’s Ministries, raising up awesome apprentices and appointing them into their God-given purpose in the life of our community of brethren.  Recently the Lord also released Jacquie to travel, investing in other households of faith all He has given to her. More information about booking Pastor Jacquie can be found at Praise On Fire Missions. An Author, Song Writer, Psalmist and  Worship Leader with over thirty years of ministry service to the body of Christ, her  passion is to invite believers to experience the transformative manifest presence of God through heartfelt worship of Him. She is excited about her mandate from the Lord to equip believers for the end-time Believer’s Revival and the rising up of the glorious church.
 

Pastors Tim & Linda Elliott

We are so honored and excited to have Pastors Tim & Linda Elliott in our Leadership Team, as Associate Pastors. Pastor Tim brings a wealth of contribution to the life of our church family as an outstanding minister of the word, a caring Pastor, as well as, functioning as our Children’s Ministry and Youth Director. Pastor Linda is one of the most kind and caring women of God you will ever meet, and serves along side her husband helping with the children and youth ministries. Pastor Linda is also an able teacher of God’s word and a wise and stable force among the women in our church. Our community of brethren is  greatly enriched by their presence. We are so thankful they are a part of our church family.
emily-barber_smPastor Emily Barber

It is a joy to introduce to you Pastor Emily Barber, and what a wonderful woman of God she is. She serves as your point of contact for Pastoral Care at CWC, and brings specialized training in pastoral counseling and inner healing to our community of brethren. She is available to church members by appointment. She would love to pray for your loved ones who are hospitalized and also schedules our Baptisms for new converts.  Call the church office for information. Pastor Emily teaches a weekly Bible Study at the church and contributes so much to the discipleship of believers. She is also a skilled and anointed singer and musician, and serves the worship ministry at CWC. What a blessing! You will want to be sure to get to know her.
Pastor Vonna Ossenbeck
 
Pastor Vonna is such a vital and valued member of our pastoral team. She oversees our jail outreach to women inmates in Amarillo. This ministry has been her heartbeat for decades and is constantly bearing fruit in changed lives. She is also the first pastor that our new clients from Cornerstone Outreach Center meet when they visit our campus for assistance on Fridays. Many have had their first introduction to Jesus Christ in her office and first felt His love and concen for their needs as she has extended her faith for them in prayer. She has long served in the ministry of prayer and heads up our Intercessory Prayer Ministry, as well. She is a mother in our household of faith and as such, is greatly honored.
Pastors Jesse & Mayra Vidaurre
 
The hearts of Pastors Jesse & Mayra knitted to our church, our vision and our team from the moment we met. Reaching out is the core and heart of Cornerstone Ministries and as Pastors Jesse & Mayra shared their heart for the Hispanic community in our city, Cornerstone Espanol was born. The weekly Spanish speaking service is held in the chapel of Cornerstone Worship Center Sundays and Wednesdays and is growing consistently in the care of these gifted pastors. The worship, prayer and preaching is with passion and purpose. If you are in need of a Spanish speaking service, this is the place for you!