Rich and Donna McGovert
Rich and Donna have been married 39 years and have 4 children and 8 grandchildren and 1 on the way. They have been pastoring at Cornerstone since 1992 and Rich is currently the Lead/Teaching Pastor, with plans on retiring in 2019. Prior to that they served at Greater Portland Bible Church (5 years) and Beaverton Calvary Chapel (2 years). Rich has a heart for seeing people come to faith in Christ and walking alongside them in personal discipleship. After 10 years with the Boise School District Donna retired in 2015 and enjoys serving the Cornerstone Community and being a grandmother.
Besides serving their Cornerstone church family and community, Rich and Donna enjoy sports, both as participants and spectators.
John and Melissa Thompson
John and Melissa have been married for 16 years and have 5 children. The Thompsons have been part of the Cornerstone body for over 10 years and joined The Cornerstone staff in 2015. John currently in the process of replacing Rich as lead pastor in March of 2019. Melissa teaches music at Calvary Christian School (Boise) where their children attend.
In 2014/2015 the Thompson family had the opportunity to spend a year working at a prevention home for human trafficking in Thailand. Their family enjoys biking, hiking, and has multiple kids involved in sports.
Mike and Dawn Farrell
Mike and Dawn have been at Cornerstone for over 26 years. Over the years they have served in various ministry roles including Children’s Ministry, Youth Ministry, Adult Equipping, and in church leadership. Mike is currently serving as an Elder.
Together, they have 3 children, Jonathan, Meg and Luke. Mike works at Intermountain Gas in their IT Department. Dawn works part time at Sur la Table and serves at The Cornerstone as the churches Bookkeeper. Their desire is that Cornerstone grows to be all that God wants and that they are available to be used for His good purposes.
Vern and Meghan Millington
Vern and Meghan Millington met on a mission trip when they were both members of youth group at The Cornerstone over 20 years ago. They have been married for 16 years and have two daughters. Vern is a member of the Leadership Team and Meghan currently serves as the Children’s Ministry leader and church secretary. The Millington family can usually be found on a volleyball (or sometimes pickleball) court, on a hiking trail, or camping/fishing in the great Idaho outdoors.