Steven J. Hauer
Steven has been in Christian ministry for over 40 years. With his wife Cheryl, he co-founded and co-directed CCO Ministries, an outreach to families, from 1983 to 1995, and co-founded Moriah Crisis Pregnancy Center (now called Pregnancy Options) in 1987. He is a sought-after Bible teacher, musician and worship leader with a passion for restoring the Bible to its place of prominence in the lives of today’s believers. Steven has been involved in Jewish Christian relations since 1991 and lived with his wife in Jerusalem, Israel, from 2008 to 2018. Since their return, he has been an active leader in the Christian community and is currently serving as the Pastor of Issachar, a unique congregation committed to Biblical honesty.
Elder & Board President
Jay is part of the leadership team at Issachar Community, serving as President of the Elder Board. He is a passionate, Spirit-filled believer who is committed to serving the body of Christ and particularly his Issachar family. In addition to his many other responsibilities, Jay is the congregation prayer leader and an active intercessor for all the congregation’s needs. Jay accepted the Lord as his savior as a small boy in Sunday school and re-affirmed that commitment in college where he earned a degree in sociology. He met his wife Carol when they were members of the same church choir and they have been married for 38 years. They are the proud parents of two children, James and Sarah, and have 7 grandchildren.