Lead Minister

Ernie Perry

Ernie joined ICCC's team as lead minister April 1, 2018.  In September, Ernie concluded six and a half year's of preaching ministry at Broadway Christian Church in Lexington.  Prior, he was an associate for 12 years at Southland Christian Church also in Lexington.  For nine years he served as Alumni Director/ Campus Minister at KY Christian University.


Ernie is originally from Anderson County, KY, graduating from Henry County High School.  He then moved on to KY Christian College in 1979 and completed the Master of Ministry program in 1985.  His wife, Pam, has family roots in Fleming County and graduated from Georgetown (OH) High School, and KY Christian College in 1979.  Pam has sung on several praise teams, led and spoken at various women's groups.  Pam works at UK Healthcare as administrative assistant to 11 neurologists.  Ernie and Pam have two grown daughters, Katelyn and Kyleigh.  

Ernie is a UK fan, loves old cars, chocolate, Ale 8, The Eagles, The Oak Ridge Boys, playing with his grand kids, and movie dates with Pam.  

Worship Minister

Robbie Lienhardt

Robbie joined ICCC's team in August of 2016. Previously, he served as a Worship Arts Director at New Hope Christian Church in Colorado, Minister of Worship at Driftwood Christian Church in Indiana, and Praise Team Leader at Twin City Bible Church in Champaign, IL. Robbie holds a Master of Arts degree in New Testament with a specialization in Spiritual Formation and Leadership from Johnson University. He also graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Bible from Johnson University in 2004.

Youth Minister

Robert Vela

Robert began his role as our Youth Minister in August of 2019.  He has served as an Elder in two previous churches, developed and supported Men's Ministries, led adult, student and home Bible studies, and served on several ministry teams along the way.  Robert has a deep desire to see youth own their faith, worship and grow through discipleship.

Originally from new Orleans, LA, Robert and his family found their way to Kentucky in May of 2014.  He has been married to his wife, Dawn, for over 25 years and has four children; Taylor, Victoria, Ashley and Austin.  Taylor is currently serving in the US Air Force with his wife Sara and their son Hayden.  When he is not working with the youth, Robert enjoys playing drums and bass guitar, cooking and spending time with his family.

Children's Minister

Dawn Vela

Administrative Assistant

Elora Williams


Elora started her position here as Administrative Assistant in August of 2017. She is a native of Cynthiana. She attended Maysville Community College where she earned her Associates degree in Early Childhood. She is married with two daughters and enjoys spending most of her time with family. She is currently a board member of Living Free of Harrison County and serves on the praise team.   Other hobbies include being a dance/soccer mom, drinking coffee out of cute coffee mugs, art, home decor projects, and playing guitar/singing with her husband.

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