Popular Children’s Ministry Leader Craig Jutila Dies While Snowboarding

The kidmin community was rocked on December 26 with word of a tragic skiing accident involving well-known and popular ministry leader Craig Jutila.

As friends and ministry leaders rallied to pray for a miracle, Craig’s life slipped away.

The tragic news of his death came from senior pastor Tim Lundy at Venture Christian Church in Los Gatos, California. Craig served at Venture Christian as the family pastor.

Craig leaves behind his wife, Mary, and three young adult children—Alec, Cameron and Karimy. He is preceded in death by his son Blake.

The posts from Mary, Craig’s wife, reveal a broken heart buoyed by hope.

As tributes to this “general of the faith” flood in, details of Craig’s death are still forthcoming. Mary Jutila, Craig’s wife, posted this recently.

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Source: Church Leaders