Pastors

Leighton Sheley
Senior Pastor
Lead Teaching Pastor, Church Vision, Church Board, Board of Elders, Verse by Verse Radio Program

Abner Nombrado
Pastor
Congregational Care (home/hospital visitations, funeral/memorial services), Filipino Ministry, Usher Ministry, Men's Ministries, Sports Ministries

Bert Cortez
Pastor
Prayer Events, Baptism, Cultural Outreach

Cabot Sheley
Administrative Pastor
Program Development

David Hooper
Worship Pastor
Worship Ministries

David Smith
Pastor
Seniors Ministry (55+), Support Groups, Celebrate Recovery, Counseling (individual, pre-engagement, pre-marriage)

Francisco Bonilla Sr
Pastor
Hispanic Ministries, Mendota Outreach

Jeff Schoch
Pastor of Operations
Church Ministry and Operations Oversight

Karlton Sheley
Pastor
Daybreak Program Coordination, Special Productions, Media Support

Ted Melendez
Pastor
Evangelism and Community Outreach, Facilities Support

Tony Lolong
Pastor
Overseas Missions, Facilities, Transportation, Adult Christian Education


Church Staff

Bonnie Bura
Ministry Operations Lead
Connections and Growth Groups

Brandon Ching
Ministry Associate
Children's & Youth Ministries

Brian Padilla
Interim Youth Director
Youth Ministry

Gabe Wahl
Technical Director
Media Ministries (audio, video, lighting, sound)

Lily Jones
Director
Children's Ministries

Maritess Lagandaon
Administrative Assistant
Assistant to the Senior Pastor, Women's Ministries Coordinator

Marlowe Rondoni
Operations Director
Business, Property, Finances, Human Resources

Mary Escalante
Advertising Coordinator
Church/School Event Advertising, Special Projects

Mildred Herrera
Administrative Assistant
Pastors and Ministry Support, Baptism/Baby Dedication Coordination

Omar Otero
Ministry Lead
High School Youth Ministry

Vernita Sheley
Founder of Highlands Christian Schools
International Schools & Students, Women's Ministries Director, Human Resources Advisor

Yvonne Hampton
Church Office Manager
Church Office, Pastors and Ministries Support, Internal Promotions


Our pastors, staff and ministry leaders can be reached at 650.873.4095.