Our Staff

Chris Laws

Pastor Chris joined the SAF family in August of 2021. He has been in ministry for 20 years, and he loves Jesus, his family, and his church. He especially enjoys helping people get connected and take the next steps of faith in Jesus Christ. He has been married to his amazing wife Karla since 2002 […]

Phil Chapman

Pastor Phil Chapman joined the staff of SAF as Assistant Pastor in September 2017 after serving for several years in ministry as a Hospice Chaplain.  Phil has been married to his wife Andrea since 2003, and together they have four sons, Caleb, Luke, Ezekiel, and Thomas.  In the fall, Phil can be found watching lots of football.  In […]

Don Miller

Don assumed his duties as Pastor of Discipleship in January of 2006 following a career in sales. He has attended Stow Alliance Fellowship for 25 years and has been active in lay leadership. While a student at Kent State University, Don came to know Jesus Christ as Savior after reading a gospel tract from SAF. He […]

Darlene Risjan

Darlene joined our staff as Director of Children’s Ministries in June of 2015. She received Christ as her Savior at a young age and dedicated her life to full time ministry in high school. In response to that calling, Darlene attended Nyack College in Nyack, NY where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary education. She then continued on and […]

Jeanne Crowe

Jeanne joined the staff as Preschool Administrator in summer of 2014 after being a teacher/assistant with the preschool for three years. She came to know Christ as Savior at an early age at Chapel Hill Church. Jeanne started attending Stow Alliance Fellowship with her family at age eleven. She felt God’s call to ministry while […]

Raymond Rogers

Raymond joined the SAF staff as the Facilities Manager in October of 2020. He came to faith in Jesus while he was a student at Kent State University. He and his wife met in college and they got married in June of 2020. He enjoys reading and studying the Bible, reading books, and staying active. […]

Marlynn Soliwoda

Marlynn joined the SAF staff as the Office Administrator in 2019. She was raised in a Christian home, and dedicated her life to Christ as a teenager.  Marlynn has been a member of Stow Alliance Fellowship since moving to Stow in 2002 with her family, and is active in the Worship Ministry as a singer.  […]

Michelle Davis

Michelle joined our Stow Alliance Fellowship staff in August of 2013. She came to know Christ as her Savior at a young age. She has always been active in her faith at a church locally in Cuyahoga Falls in the areas of Children’s Ministry, Youth, Choir, Women’s Craft Night, and various other committees she belonged […]