9001 F.M. 620 NORTH, AUSTIN, TEXAS 78726 | 512-331-7340

Pastors

Donnie Dixon

Discipleship Pastor

Donnie served as senior pastor of The Church at Canyon Creek (formerly Cypress Creek Baptist Church) from its beginning in 1987 to 2008. In the fall of 2008, Donnie transitioned to discipleship pastor, focusing even greater upon his passions for family ministry, pastoral care and small group discipleship.

Donnie grew up in Texas City and received a BA in Speech and Communications from Baylor University in 1983. He also received his Masters in Divinity and Masters in Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1987. Donnie oversees our adult bible fellowships, life groups, mentoring, care, marriage and family ministries.

Donnie’s hobbies and interests include obstacle course races (Tough Mudders/Go Ruck), Ultimate Frisbee, body surfing, and trying to keep up with his wife’s obsession with Walt Disney World. Donnie and his wife, Carolyn, have four boys - Garrett, Hunter, Tanner and Mitchell.

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Damon Andrews

Executive Pastor

Damon is a native Texan and Austinite, and a Round Rock High School graduate in 1977. He graduated from Baylor University with a BBA in Accounting in 1981, and received his Masters in Music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1985. Damon has served at the church since 1990.

He currently serves in the role of executive pastor, with responsibility for overseeing the financial and operational needs of the church. Damon also enjoys helping new members connect into areas of service that match their gifting.

His interests outside of church and work life include hiking, disc golf, fantasy football, and following his favorite sports teams (Dallas Mavericks, Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, Baylor Bears).
 
Damon and his wife Barbara were married in 1982, and have three children: Lauren, Dustin and Parker. They also have one grandchild, Thatcher, who is the son of Dustin and his wife, Nicole.

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Nate Jernigan

Worship Pastor

Nate has served as a Worship Pastor for 10 years all over the Southeast and has recently joined our team. He is excited to invest in people's lives in order to see them develop a lifestyle of worship that extends beyond the typical Sunday morning experience.  

Nate grew up in Tallahassee, Florida and is an avid fan of the Florida State University Seminoles.   His education includes a Master of Music in Church Music from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Music from William Carey University.  

Nate and his wife, Meagan, are very active. They love to travel, spend time outside at the lake, and do life with friends. Meagan brings energy to everyone she encounters and they are so thankful to be able to serve together in ministry.

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Patty Evans

Children's Pastor

Patty joined the staff in 1999.  She received a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Southwest Texas State University in 1994. She taught a couple years for Round Rock ISD before she had kids.  
 
Patty's roles include: Preschool Ministry, Children’s Ministry (1st - 5th grades), and Women's Ministry.
 
Her hobbies include: leading weekly bible studies for women, senior girls and 6th grade girls; traveling; tennis; and watching HGTV shows.
 
Patty and her husband Matt have been married for since 1989. They have a son, Joshua, and two daughters, Kayla and Cary.

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