Meet Our Staff

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SENIOR PASTOR

John Wright

Married to Linda, they have 3 children, John Jr, Lorraine & Wesley and 

6 beautiful grandchildren.

What do you love about what you do?

Seeing the power of the scripture, the Holy Spirit, and worship transform broken lives. Putting people ‘at ease’ in the church and the family of God. Seeing little orphans warm, fed, and loved.
 

Favorite dessert?

Key Lime Pie…if not available, I just have more mashed potatoes.
 

Favorite things to do?

Backyard gardening, trout fishing, playing my guitar and watching sunsets.
 

If you could ask God one question, what would it be?

How come I don’t look like Tom Selleck, sing like Josh Groban, and think like Albert Einstein? Seriously, I would ask the Lord, 'What is the best way to reach into the heart of my church and inspire action?'
 

What makes you laugh?

When little children make fairly profound statements. The sometimes−embarrassing honesty of kids. An unexplainable and quizzical expression I see occasionally on my wife’s face.
 

Hometown?

Washington, D.C.
 

Years served in ministry?

50+ years
 

How did you become a Christian?

One evening while living with my sister in Kentucky, I heard Billy Graham on the radio tell the story of John Wesley. He quoted Wesley saying, ‘I felt my heart strangely warmed. I trusted Christ.…’ that phrase stuck. A few weeks later I knelt by my bedside and asked God to give me whatever Billy Graham and Wesley were talking about. I felt a sudden rush of peace and warmth. The next morning I knew I was changed. I was 15. Soon after, I went to a Woolworth’s Five and Dime store and bought a littler zipper Bible and began a life long journey in the Word. I used to sleep with that Bible under my pillow. My sister took me to church with her and I knew I was home.
 

Name of High School? 
Central High School (Seat Pleasant, MD)
 

Name of Seminary? 

Washington Bible College (Lanham, MD)

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ASSOCIATE PASTOR

Mike Estabrook

Married to Joy, they have 3 children, Christian, Kyle, & Calah and 

4 awesome grandsons.

What do you love about what you do?

I love seeing  people make good choices with their lives. I love experiences where the church understands and applies God’s truth to their lives.
 

Favorite dessert?

Brownies with Mint Chip Ice Cream or Cherry Pie. I’m not much of a cake guy.
 

Favorite things to do?

Playing, watching and attending most sports. Making people laugh.
 

If you could ask God one question, what would it be?

Why did he choose me?
 

What makes you laugh?

Unexpected, unguarded moments of accidental humor.
 

Hometown?

San Pablo, CA
 

Years served in ministry?

30+ years
 

How did you become a Christian?

I was brought up in church and my grandfather was my pastor. He modeled Christianity in a way that was real and practical, exampled in his everyday life. At the age of 13, I received an unmistakable call of the Holy Spirit to go into the ministry. I was at a youth camp when I received the call to go into ministry and have been working in all aspects of ministry ever since.
 

Name of High School?

Pinole Valley High (Pinole, CA)
 

Name of Seminary?

International Bible College (San Antonio, TX)