OAK PARK CHRISTIAN CENTER

PASTORAL STAFF


Lead Pastor - Sean Fitzhugh


As a graduate of Bethany College in 2004, Pastor Sean earned a Bachelors Degree in Youth Ministry and Church Leadership. He served as the Youth Pastor at Oak Park from 2004 until he was elected Senior Pastor in April of 2014. He was mentored by Pastor Bill Matthews until June 14th 2015 when Pastor Matthews retired and Pastor Sean became the Senior Pastor. Today he is depending upon the leading of the Holy Spirit to shepherd the congregation and believing God to do great things through Oak Park. He recently completed his Masters Degree in Church Ministries at Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Pastor Sean’s favorite thing to do is preach. He loves God, the Word, his family and the Church whole-heartedly and considers himself richly blessed by God with so many loving people in his life. Pastor Sean is an avid fisherman and also loves competitive sports.


Sean has been married to his beautiful wife Leslie, his high school sweetheart, since 1997. Leslie ministers along side Pastor Sean, leading Oak Park’s Women’s Ministries, and she helps care for the congregation. She and Pastor Sean are the proud parents of their two children: Walker and Aleigha who are in High School and Middle School.You can contact Pastor Sean at pastorsean@opccag.org


Follow-Up Pastor - Pancho Flores


Pastor Pancho accepted Christ at Oak Park in 1967; beginning a long, Christ-led, association with this church.Since his early walk with the Lord, Pancho has been passionate about explaining the Gospel in a one on one setting. Through New Heart, Friday Fellowships, and Sunday school classes he has encouraged men and women to embrace Christ through discipleship. He is also involved in counseling and pre-marital counseling.


Pancho earned a BA from Bethany Bible College.  Since then his ministry focus has included the training of individuals for evangelism and follow up. A Scripture that reveals his philosophy of ministry is 2 Cor 1:3-4, “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ…who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”


Married for 48 years, Pancho first met his wife Judy at Oak Park. Judy has a Master’s Degree in Social Work, and is active both in the church and the community. The Flores’ have four grown sons and nine granddaughters. You can contact Pastor Pancho at newbelieverconcepts@usa.com.




Youth Pastor - Nicolo Coniglio


Pastor Nicolo had the privileged of growing up in a Christian home and made a commitment to follow Jesus at the age of 6 years old. When he was 13 the Lord called him into full-time ministry with a challenge to “Love people in the same way he had received God’s Love.” Since then he has devoted his life to loving people and sharing the love of Jesus.


In 2004 Nicolo and Crystal were married and for the past 12 years they have served in full time ministry together as student ministries pastors. They have two young boys, Colson and Torin, who are full of life and a love for Jesus. They have another baby boy on the way! In 2008 Nicolo graduated from Bethany University with a degree in Church Leadership and has been credentialed with the Assemblies of God since 2008. You can contact Pastor Nicolo at nicolo@opccag.org.



Worship Pastor - Martin Bowman


Pastor Martin always had a love for music, but never dreamed he would one day become a worship pastor. After teaching himself how to play guitar in college, doors began to open for him to lead worship. Soon after graduating from Vanguard University, he began to work in full-time ministry in Southern California, and has now led worship for over 15 years. Martin loves to see people passionately follow after God. He is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Church Leadership from Vanguard University. Martin has been married to Jaimie for 18 years, and they have two boys who keep them busy. Martin is an avid baseball fan and recently led his son’s Little League team through an undefeated season! You can contact Pastor Martin at martin@opccag.org.


Community & Connections Pastor - Jaimie Bowman


Pastor Jaimie has been in ministry for over 20 years, and her passion is getting people connected to community. She also loves preaching and is a frequent guest speaker at churches, retreats and seminars. Jaimie is a Licensed Minister with the Assemblies of God and has a Master’s Degree in Church Leadership from Vanguard University. She is also the author of “Breathe: 31 Moments with God {for Moms}.” Martin and Jaimie came to Oak Park in January of 2016 from Southern California, and together with their boys, are enjoying all that Northern California has to offer. You can contact Pastor Jaimie at jaimie@opccag.org.



Children's Pastor  - Allyse Tanovitz


Pastor Allyse came to Oak Park Christian Center in 2003. She had a heart for children’s ministries and started working in the church nursery and preschool. She began to be mentored by the previous children’s pastor as the Elementary Coordinator. Pastor Allyse soon felt led by God to become a children’s pastor. She began to take courses with Berean School of the Bible for her Ministerial Credential and eventually stepped into the role as Children’s Ministry Director. Allyse became our full-time Children’s Pastor in 2016. She has a strong desire that all children, no matter their circumstance or special need, will come to know the Lord and serve Him their whole life.  Pastor Allyse holds a California Teaching Credential and has her ministerial credential with the Assemblies of God. She is married to Travis and has one son, Jack. Allyse loves science, art, and language, and her favorite scripture is Philippians 4:6-7.  You can contact Pastor Allyse at allyse@opccag.org.




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