Pastors & Staff

James Bergen, Lead Pastor

James originally comes from Vancouver, Canada, but loves life and ministry here in the Valley (even the Fresno heat!). His ministry involves, among other things, leading and overseeing the church’s mission, preaching and teaching, and shepherding and caring for the NFC family. He always enjoys a casual meeting at the local coffee shop. James and his wife Marcy have three children: Audrey, CJ and Carly.

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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 leadership, discipling adults, 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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Associate Pastor

Children and Family Ministries

We are currently in a search process for our next Children's pastor. Jamie Mack is our current interim Children's Ministry Director.

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Vanna In, Associate Pastor

Youth and Family Ministries

Vanna is the newest addition to our pastoral staff. He 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 three grandchildren.

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Steve Bomar, Associate Pastor

Music and Worship, Contemporary Service and Director of Life Groups

Steve leads our 2nd Service worship and music as well as our Life Group ministry. He is a laid back, authentic guy and loves leading people to encounter and grow deeper in their relationship with Jesus. Steve and his wife Anne have two sons: Luke and Dylan.

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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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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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Mike Klaassen, Facilities Administrator

Mike hails from Kansas and was a 2016-2017 Micah Project intern. He works mainly behind the scenes and is an inspiration and blessing with his servant heart and witty sense of humor. He also likes Legos.

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Kelly Kucharski, Hospitality and Kitchen Coordinator

Kelly comes from the Michigan area, and a series of life and God events led her to Fresno and to North Fresno Church. She was a 2015-16 Micah Project intern and is now on staff. She brings a great deal of passion and skill to this area of helping us offer generous hospitality to each other and all those who visit the NFC campus.

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ONE Combined Service this Sunday
Sunday, Jan 21st 10:00 am

We are having ONE combined service this Sunday, January 21. Congregational Meeting and lunch will follow. Regular service times resume January 28.

Wednesday Night Ministries
Monday, Jan 1st 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

We have Wednesday night ministries for all ages.

Life Groups
Monday, Jan 1st

Join a Life Group! Fill out the interest form if you are interested in joining a group.

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