Pastors & Staff

Loren Dubberke, Associate Pastor

Discipleship and Outreach

Loren spends a lot of his time in the community around the church and helps NFC members form relationships with neighbors. Equipping people for service and resourcing our Social Action Response Team are a large part of Loren’s ministry. Loren also serves as the Executive Director of FACE, a community benefit organization launched by NFC. Loren and his wife Tonia have 3 daughters: Danae, Breanne and Shaye.

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Connie Nicholson, Associate Pastor

Children's Ministry

Connie has a wealth of experience in children and adult ministries, and has a passion for helping lead people to follow Jesus where they live, work, learn, and play. Connie is married to Bret and they have three children: Anna, Abigail, and Micah.

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Vanna In, Associate Pastor

Youth Ministry

Vanna has spent most of his career working with at risk youth with Hope Now For Youth and Jobs of Hope. Vanna has a passion for teens and young adults to be grounded in their faith in Jesus and know of His incredible love for them. Vanna is married to Marly and they have three children: Arun, Jeevin, and Thanny.

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Milt Friesen, Associate Pastor

Music and Worship, Classic Service

Milt brings a wealth of experience and passion to our worship and music ministry. Milt is married to Bendta and they have three adult children and four grandchildren.

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Rhonda Dueck, Associate Pastor and Micah Project Director

Rhonda is passionate about equipping and developing others. She spends most of her NFC time investing in our Micah Project interns and contributing to the various ministries of NFC and FACE, a community benefit organization launched by NFC. The Micah Project website can be found here. Rhonda is married to Kevin and they have four children: Justin, David, Adam, and Grace.

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Jamie Mack, Discipleship and 2nd Service Music & Worship Coordinator

Jamie gives leadership to our adult ministries including coordinating Life Groups. She is also the interim leader for our Contemporary Worship Service. Jamie and her husband Randy have 4 children: Audrey, Isaac, Violet, and Isaiah.

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Brian Ross, Interim Preaching Pastor

Brian provides leadership to our preaching ministry while we search for our next Lead Pastor. He is the Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministries and Program Director at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary. Brian has many years of experience pastoring, church planting, and consulting.  His passion is building bridges between the kingdom of Jesus, and secular western culture. Brian is married to Stephanie and they have four children: Keegan, Kyran, Cailyn, and Kinsley.

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Cheryl Dueck Smith, Interim Executive Pastor

Cheryl is serving as our Interim Executive Pastor, providing administrative leadership for the pastoral and support staff. She is passionate about participating with the Holy Spirit in Kingdom work and seeing an increase of God's shalom in our lives. She also works as a licensed marriage and family therapist at Link Care Center, and as an adjunct professor at Fresno Pacific University and Biblical Seminary. Cheryl is married to Peter, and they have two children: Brendan and Jason.

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Marylyn Jones-Wiebe, Office Administrator

MaryLyn anchors our office and is a gifted servant to North Fresno Church and all who come on our campus. MaryLyn and her husband Grant have one daughter, Elizabeth.

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Kristen Co, Communications and Social Media Director

Kristen helps tell stories of what God is up to in our church and in our neighborhood, as well as keeping people informed of what is going on in and through the ministries at NFC. Kristen and her husband Allen have 3 children: Jackson, Nia, and Annelise.

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Pete Weller, Bookkeeper

Pete has a history in banking and working in accounting. His expertise, upbeat spirit, and servant attitude help our finance and HR department function well. Pete and his wife Linda have two children: Trevor and Amanda.

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Gary George, Facilities Manager

Gary is a long time member of NFC and recently retired from the work force. His passion is to make sure our property, facilites, and equipment serve the many different ministries and events that happen on our campus and neighborhood. Gary and his wife Susan have two children and three grandchildren.

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David Dueck, Facilities Assistant

David has been a part of NFC for over 9 years and is a Micah Project intern this year. His future plans include attending seminary and eventually teaching at the collegiate level. David supports our weekly ministries relationally and practically, being an on-site presence and making sure our facilities are ready to go.

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21 Days of Prayer and Fasting
Monday, Jan 6th

January 6th kicks off our city-wide call to 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting. Join us between January 6 - 26 as we seek God in prayer.

Wednesday Night Ministries
Wednesday, Jan 15th 6:30 - 8:00 pm

We have opportunities for all ages to plug in and get connected at North Fresno Church on Wednesday evenings.

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