Executive Administrator & Young Marrieds Pastor
Pastor George Negrete is an ordained minister with the Northern California-Nevada Assemblies of God. He joined the Bethel Church staff in 2007 and is the Executive Administrator and Young Marrieds Pastor. George was born in Stockton, CA before moving to San Jose where he was raised and graduated from high school. He later graduated from Southern Arizona Bible College with honors in 1995 before earning another degree in Business Administration in Sacramento, California.
George began his ministry as an elementary school teacher before serving with his wife, Edeen, as associate pastors for 3 years in San Jose, CA. In August of 1998, George and Edeen relocated to Sacramento CA, where George joined the Northern California-Nevada Assemblies of God District Resource Center staff. George served there for nearly 10 years; 5 years as the Director of Church Enrichment and Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent.
George's ministry and leadership experiences include, coordinating the Northern California-Nevada kids missions education program (BGMC), which saw nearly $1.3 million given to missions under his leadership, coordinating one of the largest lay leadership training conferences on the West Coast (Lay Leadership Summit), and implementing special projects from the District Superintendent such as an annual Minister's Retreat. George also served as the Information Technology Administrator at the District Resource Center.
George enjoys cycling, computers, technology and spending time with his family. George and Edeen have been married for 13 years and have three young boys; George, Eddie and Gabriel.