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  • Eric Allen, Lead Pastor

    Eric has been married to Joyce, since 1987. They are blessed to have two sons, Nathanael, and Ryan who are regularly involved in Bluff Creek worship ministry. Originally from Missouri, Eric and his family have served at Bluff Creek since 2006. He entered the ministry after 14 years in the military aircraft industry before leaving to enter ministry full-time. Eric's desire is to lead the church and its people to care for those in need of God’s grace in ways that make a difference. He is a graduate of Linn Technical College, St. Louis Christian College, and graduate work at Cincinnati Christian Seminary.


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  • Jeremy Towne, Associate Pastor

    Jeremy works with the children's ministry and worship ministry at Bluff Creek Christian Church. He's passionate about helping people encounter the love of Jesus pointing them to a life of worship. Jeremy is married to Raegan who is a high school business teacher. They have 4 children and have lived in the Center Grove community for 9 years. 


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  • Bryan Ottney, Youth Pastor

    Bryan joined the Bluff Creek staff in 2017 as a youth pastor. Bryan went to Lincoln Christian University where he became passionate about working with youth. He and his wife, Molly, became members in 2015 at Bluff Creek with their 3 children.


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  • Sadie Arney, Office Assistant

    Sadie married her husband, Mike, in 1997 and graduated from the University of Indianapolis in 2000 with a Commercial Art degree. After working nearly four years at a printing company she decided to stay home to raise her daughter and do free-lance work. They added to their family three years later when their son was born. Over nine years ago they started to attend Bluff Creek  again and have watched their children grow and love God while attending here. In 2012 she started working in the office as an office assistant. 


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  • Emily Paliero, Office Assistant

    Emily has been a member of Bluff Creek since 2009 and joined the staff in 2017. She graduated Ivy Tech Community College with a certificate in Dental Assisting. Shortly after graduating, Emily was married & started a family with her husband. She became a stay-at-home mom and spent time with their children.


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