C4C NorCal Chapter

Chapter Contact:

Help Wanted: Climbing For Christ is looking for a coordinator for this chapter. 

E-mail: info@ClimbingForChrist.org 


It began in June 2008 with a suggestion from Charleton Churchill: “California Chapter possibility. There are so many mountains to hike, climb, etc., and it would be great if we could have members meet to share.” The notion of outdoor ministry in Northern California became the idea of the summer of 2008. The inaugural NoCal Chapter event was a 16.4-mile roundtrip hike up Half Dome in Yosemite National Park on Saturday, Sept. 6.

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Hiking Pinnacles

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Hiking Pinnacles Lucas Huey was leading a hiking trip to the Pinnacles National Monument on Saturday, Nov. 8. It went well, he said despite the lack of hikers. “No one turned out, but that's fine,” he said. “Christie and I turned it into a prayer hike. “It was a...

Charleton Churchill

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Age: 34. Residence: Jackson, Calif. Personal (family – married/children): Wife Kelly Churchill (married August 1999); children Janae Faith, 5; Ashlyn Grace, 2, and McKinley Hope (2 months). Occupation: Youth Ministry/Worship Pastor. How long have you climbed? Hiking/backpacking all ...

Half Dome Hike

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Half Dome hike By Charleton Churchill NorCal Chapter co-coordinator The Yosemite trip was great, and though no one signed up to join me for our inaugural chapter event, I met and hiked with several believers from a Christian group from Rippen, Calif. (located near Modesto). Fifty youth ...

Lucas Huey

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Age: 28. Residence: Salinas, Calif. Personal (family – married/children): Engaged to be married December 2008. I have one child (daughter Adeline, age 7). Occupation: Fabricator, freelance graphic designer. Church/community of faith: Shoreline Community Church in Monterey, Calif. Ho...