Pastor Dietz has been at CHCC since 1997. He and his wife DeLynne have three sons and a new daughter-in-law, and DeLynne teaches at Edison Elementary School in Centralia. Mitch first sensed God's call to full-time ministry at the age of 15. Following graduation from Crown College near Minneapolis, MN, he pastored for more than six years in North Dakota and Montana before moving to Washington in 1991.
When asked about his goal for ministry, he says, "My calling is to cheer people on to the finish line that the Apostle Paul spoke of in Philippians 3:14 ".
He loves all sports, including golf, and enjoys music, playing the guitar, and "tinkering" with several other musical instruments.