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tom & robin van kempen

Lead Pastors

Pastors Tom & Robin are a dynamic duo on and off the stage. Pastor Tom loves to play basketball or ping-pong any chance he gets. When Pastor Robin isn’t leading our Women’s Ministry or Senior’s Ministry, you can most likely find her making the most amazing chocolate chip cookies.


george negrete

Executive Administrator & Married’s Pastor

Pastor George and his wife Edeen lead our Married’s Ministry. They have three amazing sons and one adorable little dog with a fantastic fashion sense.


jason meleen

Santa Clara Campus Pastor & Facilities Manager

Pastor Jason leads our Santa Clara Campus as well as our Facilities Team. He loves nutrition and exercise but can be tempted by the occasional sugary confection. He and his wife Courtney have two wonderful kids.


Jon lugo

Worship Director

Pastor Jon has been leading our Worship Arts department for as long as he can remember. He has a love for the Lord, music, and hot sauce. Pastor Jon and his wonderful wife Gina have two grown children and a growing number of amazing grand-children.

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matt clayton

Next Gen Pastor

Pastor Matt oversees our Next Gen department and co-leads our Young Adult Ministry, Heart & Soul, with his wife Lynn. He is also the tallest on staff which tends to come in handy. Pastor Matt and Lynn have two God-fearing and compassionate kids.


Lynn clayton

Next Gen Pastor & Bethel School of Leadership Director

Pastor Lynn oversees our Next Gen department and co-leads Heart + Soul with her husband Matt. She loves to run and is always on the look for the next best salad. This duo differs in height, but not in passion!


ryan wright

Spiritual Growth Pastor & Missions

Pastor Ryan leads our Spiritual Growth department including our LiveFree ministries as well as our Missions Board. He is a Santa Clara Police Department Chaplain and the father to an amazing family. He’s known for his sense of humor and calm demeanor in a crisis. His wife Janice helps lead GriefShare and LiveFree as well as serves on our worship team.