Pastors & Staff

Matt Lewandowski

Lead Pastor

Pastor Matt and Amanda came to CLF as lead pastors in January of 2018. They had previously served CLF as the Youth & Associate Pastor from 2010-2014. Pastor Matt and Amanda both attended Fort Myers Master's Commission (now FSOD) in Fort Myers, FL. After graduating, they married in 2007 and jumped into youth ministry. They now have 5 children and love spending time together as a family. Matt is an avid Wisconsin sports fan and enjoys hunting in the fall.

Both Pastor Matt & Amanda have a passion for and a calling to teach and preach the Word, and love seeing God transform peoples hearts and lives.

Ben Compton

Youth & Associate Pastor

Pastor Ben and Trinity came back to CLF in 2024 to serve as the Youth and Associate Pastors. They previously served CLF in these roles from 2018 to 2020.

Ben and Trinity met while serving in youth ministry together at their home church in Southern California. They have been married since 2014 and have four children together: Shine, Sunday, Sequoia, and Honey.

Pastor Ben and Trinity have a heart for reaching the next generation with the gospel of Jesus Christ and helping young people discover their God-given identity and purpose. They are passionate about seeing a new generation rise up to live out their faith boldly.

Natalie Millard

Children's Pastor

Natalie joined our staff in March of 2024 after receiving her degree in Family Ministries from North Central University. She has been a part of the CLF family since 2011, when she attended as a student.

Natalie is passionate about children and families becoming fully devoted followers and disciples of Christ. She seeks to see all families strengthen their faith in God by reading and understanding scripture, engaging in prayer, discovering their identity in Christ, and living a life that is obedient and pleasing to Him.

In her free time, Natalie enjoys playing board/card games, walking/hiking, and watching the High School Musical movies on repeat.

Cort Tangeman

Associate Pastor

Cort and Kathye came to CLF in the fall of 1998 after serving as Evangelism Pastor in West Bend, WI. In 2011, Cort became Teaching Pastor at CLF, and over time that role has extended into both marriage and senior ministries as well.

Their journey started in 1985 in Seattle, where Cort attended Northwest Bible college. He finished his Pastoral Ministry degree through Berean University and was licensed with the Assemblies of God in 1997. Cort also flew with American Airlines as an airline captain for 33 years, starting in 1989 and retiring in 2022.

Cort and Kathye have now been married for nearly 40 years and have a son, a daughter, and seven grandchildren. They own a small farm in Campbellsport where they have lived for over 20 years, and they often enjoy summer boating and winter motorhome travel. Their ministry gifting and passions are to teach the Word of God, to encourage healthy marriage relationships, and to minister to the older generations.

Kristina Meyer

Administrative Assistant

Kristina started attending CLF back in 2013 as a youth student. She has always loved being an active part of the youth group, and then later the worship team. Now, she brings that same passion for serving others to her admin position, which she began in October of 2021 after obtaining an associate's degree in Graphic Communications.

Outside of her job and her love for leading others in worship, Kristina enjoys building community, creating art, & taking care of her many houseplants. She continues to have a passion for serving the youth of CLF as well.

Andrea Buggs


Andrea and Dan came to CLF in 2011 where they have become active church members, with Andrea volunteering in a variety of ministries. Andrea and Dan were married in 2012, have four boys and enjoy spending their free time with their family. Andrea became CLF's bookkeeper in June of 2017.

Andrea has a passion for children and youth and helping them in growing their relationship with Jesus.