Meet Our Staff Members

Eric Fritz
Lead Pastor


We are glad that Pastor Eric Fritz joined our ministry team as Lead Pastor in November of 2014.  He loves preaching, mentoring, and helping people apply God's Word to their lives.  He is passionate about applying the radical love of Jesus by showing Jesus in culturally relevant ways and believes this is a necessity for the church.
He is joined by his wife, Sharon, his daughter Gabrielle, and sons Graydon, Gideon, and Geric.



Michael Castello
Student & Worship Pastor

cell: (580) 919-0575

Elevate Student Ministry webpage

Pastor Michael joined our ministry team as our Student & Worship Pastor in September 2019.  Pastor Michael has a passion for Middle School & High School students.  He also has a deep passion for leading God's people into His presence throguh leading our worship gatherings.  He and his wife, Claudia, have a daughter, Harper, and a baby girl, Clara.  Michael is originally from the Chicago area in IL.  Claudia grew up in Milwaukee, WI.


Gabrielle Fritz
Office Manager

office: (541) 567-3677

Gabrielle has a heart for ministry and a passion for serving the Lord and loves being "involved" in the many parts of ministry at HermNaz.  Gabrielle is also a part of the youth staff and is probably who you see taking photos of our events and services.  She graduated several years ago with a Certificate of Business and Entrepreneurship and finds these skills put to good use in the HermNaz office.

Got questions?  She can help you out.




Lori White
Intern - Associate Pastor


Lori has served HermNaz since 2020 by coming on the team as an Intern Associate Pastor.  She is also our Online Pastor and hosts our Facebook livestream on Sunday mornings.

Lori is doing schooling towards her pastoral ordination and we are glad to have her on staff with us.

By day, she is a middle school teacher in town.  And she loves dinosaurs!


Valerie Vandecar

Valerie does a great job making us look good and shine!  She's cleaning on campus several days a week plus does most of the set-up of tables and chairs for events.
Thanks for all you do, Valerie...and big thanks to your husband, Josh, for the hours he and the family spend here helping, too!!


Aaron Johnson
Ministry Intern
Life Groups webpage

Aaron has a passion for God's Word and helping people connect with it.  He coordinates our Life Groups and has gotten that ministry up and going for HermNaz.