Dwight Dolby, Teaching Elder

Pastor Dwight is originally from western Pennsylvania. He attended Asbury College and went on to earn his M.Div
at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis. He and his wife, Marcia, have six sons and two daughters.

Jeff Krause, Teaching Elder

Pastor Jeff, who serves as Assistant Pastor and Outreach & Discipleship Coordinator, earned his M.Div from Liberty University.
He and his wife Jenny have 4 children.

Richard Gerdon, Ruling Elder


Richard has his earliest roots in the Venice Area. He and his wife, Francine, have three children.

Jim Robinson, Ruling Elder


Jim and his wife Brenda have two children, Amy and Jimmy. The Robinsons hail originally from Missouri.

Gordon Graham, Ruling Elder


Gordon and his wife Connie have two sons, Charles and Gino. An “I T guy” by trade, Gordon is also the church’s “webservant”, and Clerk of Session.

Danny Blackburn, Deacon


Danny is a native of the Venice area and serves as chairman of the board of deacons. He and his wife, Cathy, have two sons.

Dick Clendaniel, Deacon

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Dick serves as treasurer and worships with us along with his wife Jean. He greets the assembly and makes announcements each Lord’s day prior to the worship service. 

Steve Garris, Deacon

Steve and his wife Keeley have two children, Elaina and Ellery.