Pastors & Staff

Ted & Tonia Pagel

Senior Pastors

Pastor Ted and Tonia Pagel serve as the Senior Pastors of Center Pointe Church in Ocean Springs Mississippi. Ted is a native of Nashville Tennessee and has served in ministry for over 30 years. He and Tonia have six children and eight grandchildren. Pastor Ted & Tonia are the founding pastors of Center Pointe Church and held their first service on January 16, 2011. Since its inception, Center Pointe has experienced a tremendous amount of growth, and today, continues to have a major impact on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. Ted and Tonia are very passionate about leading people to a fulfilled and meaningful life through the transformative power of Jesus Christ. 

Shawn SHoemate

Associate Pastor

Shawn is passionate about connecting God's people with their purpose and with one another, establishing a godly lifestyle that permeates the earth. His love for Jesus, many years in ministry, and experience in the corporate marketplace equip him to help today's generation become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ while making a difference in their world. 

Crystal westmoreland

Creative Director

Crystal and Sean are hometown heroes from Pascagoula and have been a part of CPC since its inception. Crystal is a passionate worshiper and is dedicated to helping people discover their gifts and callings for the purpose of serving God's Kingdom. 

Caden & Eden Jones

Children's Pastor (Caden)
Worship Pastor (Eden)

Caden and Eden are passionate about teaching and training believers of all ages to clearly communicate the Gospel and God’s gracious work of salvation! In CPC Kids, our kids are being equipped to change their world for Jesus! Where you hear laughter, you'll find them surrounded by kids 6 weeks old to 5th grade!

As Associate Worship Pastor and Women's Ministry Director, Eden enjoys cultivating the many gifts of others, leading others in worship and building women up to their God potential. 

pete meakins

Pastoral Care & Senior Adult Ministry

Pete and Pam lead our J.O.Y. Ministry and have a heart for pastoral care ministry to those 55 and older. This vibrant group of senior adults enjoy worship, fellowship and exciting activities together each month.

Dwight Logan

Student Pastor

Dwight & Deajha are from Boutte Louisiana which is right outside of New Orleans. Dwight started youth ministry at 18 years old and has loved every minute of it. Dwight and Deajha started dating a few months after Dwight started and got married 2 years later. They're passionate about seeing youth come to the Lord and developing them into the disciples God's called them to be. 

Matthew Shackelford

Media Director

Matthew has been working in the area of media for many years. He has a passion for production excellence, understanding it to be a primary gateway for the gospel of Jesus to be spread abroad. 

Krista Cowden

Women's Pastor  &
Pointe Team Director

Krista is an alumna of Destiny Leadership Institute. She has a passion for Christ and a desire to see people's lives changed for the glory of God. 

Marilyn Miller

Office Admin

Marilyn is gifted in administration and has a heart for connecting people to the Body. She is also passionate about people reaching their God-given potential.