Meet our staff

Gary VanderPol
Senior Pastor and Lead Teacher
Gary VanderPol holds a MA in Theological Philosophy from the Graduate Theological Union and a PhD in History of Global Christianity from Boston University. He is the co-author of Return to Justice: Six Movements That Reignited Our Contemporary Evangelical Conscience. Read more about Pastor Gary's background and vision for CWOW in this interview.
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Anne Park Grant
Executive Director
Anne Park Grant earned her JD from UC Berkeley and was in private law practice until she went on hiatus to focus on raising her three sons. Since 2010, Anne has served CWOW in various capacities, including chair of the elder team and the pastoral search committee, life group leadership, prayer ministry, children’s ministry, and the finance team. More recently, she has provided pro bono legal services for unaccompanied minors seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.
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Sarah Donaldson
Family Ministry Champion
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Sharon Henthorn-Iwane
Spiritual Director
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Erwin Vista
Worship Leader
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