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Chris Sweet
Lead Pastor

Pastor Chris came to be our pastor in June 2016. He married his wife Sara in 1995 while attending Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth.  Chris and Sara have two children: Leighann and Stephen. Pastor Chris grew up in South Florida and graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He graduated from Southwestern Seminary in 1999 with a Master of Arts in Church Music and is currently working on a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern. Chris enjoys spending time with his family, working out at the gym and drinking coffee.

Dr. George Cooper
Pastor Emeritus

After serving as a pastor in Plainview and Round Rock, Bro. George became our church's first full-time pastor in 1981. Since then, he has faithfully followed God's direction and leading for our church. His wife, Betty Cooper (Mrs. C), has been by his side every step of the way.

Candice Ruiz
Church Administrative Assistant/Assistant Director, Child Development Center

Candice has been the admin assistant since March of 2016. She has a husband, Rufus, and 3 beautiful children, Autumn, Jackson & Addison. She also is the Assistant Director of our Child Development Center. She is a woman of God and is excited to see where God takes her!

Sharita Russell
CDC Director

Sharita has been working in our CDC for a number of years. In 1999, she was added on staff as the Assistant Director and was later promoted to Director in 2006. Sharita loves the kids in our day care and enjoys the work God has graced her with.

       105 Guthrie Street
       San Angelo, Texas 76901
       Phone: 325-949-0713
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