Cottonwood Creek Church Hires Jeston Katebe as Interim Pastor


Cottonwood Creek Church, located in Allen, TX announced today that they have hired Jeston Katebe as the new interim campus pastor for their Denison location. He and his wife, Dr. Charity Katebe, have been members of Cottonwood Creek for the past year and are actively involved. 

“We are so excited to welcome Jeston and see the positive impact he will have on the Denison congregation,” said Dr. John Mark Caton, senior pastor at Cottonwood Creek Church.

Originally from Zambia, Katebe has been sharing the gospel for over 30 years in numerous leadership positions. He spent ten years serving as the associate pastor to Dr. Nevers Mumba, the former Vice President of Zambia, and academic dean of the Bible school for Victory Ministries. He and his wife have served as missionaries in the United Kingdom and the United States. They pastored a church in Garland for seven years and a church in Glasgow, Scotland, for two years. He earned his associate degree at Christ For The Nations Institute, studying practical theology.   

Katebe and his wife recently relocated back to Texas to be closer to their three adult children.  He has been heavily involved through teaching and leadership in his life group at the Allen campus.  He decided to wait a few months before taking on a new ministry position once back in Texas and used the quarantine months to pray for the right opportunity. When asked how he felt about this opportunity, Katebe stated, “Any opportunity to serve God is exciting.”  

“God has given Jeston the incredible gift of leadership and teaching,” explained Dr. Caton. “His experience shows his passion for furthering the gospel, and I can’t wait to see what God is going to do through him.”.  

The Cottonwood Creek Church Denison campus is located at 2501 Sunset St., Denison, TX 75020, with Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.