Oak Park 

Christian Center

2073 Oak Park Blvd.

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

925.934.3056

OUR LEADERSHIP

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.  She and Pastor Sean are the proud parents of their two children: Walker and Aleigha . You can contact Pastor Sean at pastorsean@opccag.org.

Church Care Coordinator- Leslie Fitzhugh


Leslie loves people, and feels so blessed to be a part of the ministry at Oak Park Christian Center.  Her love for her church family is evident and felt by all who call Oak Park Christian Center their church home.  Leslie joined the staff in April of 2019, and serves as our Church Care Coordinator, where she leads teams for Flourish Women's Ministries, O.W.L.S. (55+ group), Visitations and L.O.V.E. Couples Ministry.  However, Leslie has been a strong part of OPCC since 2004, when she and Pastor Sean came to be the Youth Pastors for 10 years.  Leslie is married to her best friend, and is so honored to serve alongside Pastor Sean in the Ministry.  Together, they make a great team and love working together.  Leslie and Sean enjoy trips to San Francisco and Lake Tahoe on their days off and spending time with their two children, Walker and Aleigha.  You can contact Leslie at leslie@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 50 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, nine granddaughters, and one grandson. You can contact Pastor Pancho at newbelieverconcepts@usa.com.


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.  Pastor Allyse was mentored by the previous children’s pastor as the Elementary Coordinator,  and 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 is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. She is married to Travis and they have two sons named Jack and Frank. Allyse loves science, art, and language, and her favorite scripture is Philippians 4:6-7.  You can contact Pastor Allyse at allyse@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 16 years. Pastor Martin loves to see people passionately follow after God. He has a Master's Degree in Church Leadership from Vanguard University and is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. Martin has been married to Jaimie for 20 years, and they have teenage sons. 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 helping people discover God's unique calling on their lives. Jaimie is an ordained 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.


OUR ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Our office staff is dedicated to answer questions and is always there to help with a smile.

Priscilla Williams

Office Manager

Merisa Boyd-Martinez

Office Coordinator

Vanessa Correia

Administrative Assistant

Sarah Coker

Special Forces Director

Dan Smedley

Bookkeeper

Roland Anderson

Upward Sports Director