Buttons Carioto

Administrative Assistant

Meet Buttons: 

  • Place of Birth: Phoenix, AZ 
  • Year you began at CCFW: Started attending in 1989, started on staff 1990. 
  • Family Info : Married Tom in 1979, and we have 3 grown children and 14 grandchildren. 

Personal Testimony: I wasn't raised in a Christian home, but always felt the need to be accepted by God. I was invited to church by a high school classmate and accepted Christ at church at an altar call after attending a few months. 

Ministry Passion: I love serving and consider it a privilege to serve on staff at Christ's Church. 

What makes you sad? glad? mad?

  • Sad: That 60 million babies have been murdered by abortion since 1973 just in the U.S. (www.numberofabortions.com) 
  • Glad: My family. 
  • Mad: Selfishness or complaining 


  • Book: A Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp 
  • Book of the Bible: Whatever book I am studying at the time turns out to be my favorite! Currently Isaiah and Romans. 
  • Childhood Memory: Getting a bicycle for Christmas. 
  •  Food/Snack/Beverage: Dark chocolate with sea salt 
  •  Music/Musician: Christian Music. Mercy Me, For King & Country, Ryan Stevenson 
  •  Movie(s): Somewhere in Time 
  •  TV Show: House Hunters 
  •  Sport/Sports Team(s): none 
  •  NW Getaway: Port Townsend 
  •  Local Restaurant: Chick-fil-A