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Leadership Team 

Sergio Manente

Title: Senior Pastor

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Fred Brunkhorst

Title: Associate Pastor

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Terrance Taylor

Title: Associate Pastor / Outreach Ministry Leader

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Steve Bork

Title: Administration Ministry Leader

Steve Bork is a long time member of the Richland SDA church who has led the Administration team for over 10 years.  His passion is that the Administration team supports our church mission through our facility and management of our assets.  Our goal is that we are able to be an asset to our community and support the mission of reaching the city of Richland for Christ.

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Len Harms

Title: Executive Pastor / Head Elder

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Fernando Chavez

Title: Children & Youth Ministry Leader

Fernando is passionate about the development of our youth, mental, physical, and spiritual. He loves preaching and teaching about Jesus. He works with the Boys & Girls Clubs as a Program Director. He has a BA in Theology/Youth Ministry from Andrews University, and is currently seeking an MA in Intercultural Studies/Youth, Family, and Culture from Fuller Theological Seminary. Fernando is also passionate about music and is a worship leader at our church. He is engaged to Yarely Che, whom  he loves dearly. 

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Keeni Mitchell

Title: Discipleship Ministry Leader

Keeni, her husband, and three children, were all born here, and have lived in the Tri Cities area their whole lives. She is an account manager for Tri Cities laboratory, and her husband, John, runs his own local barbershop. Keeni and her family are passionate about serving, not only here in the Richland Adventist Church,  but they also love helping out in the community, as well!

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Bob Howard

Title: Member Nurture Ministry Leader

A lover of God, His Son, and the Holy Spirit! I enjoy the outdoors, animals, birds, and aquaria. I've been a member of this church for about 20 years, and I just love our members so much. I pray God empowers me in some way to encourage our members toward a deeper walk with Him.

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Doug Jones

Title: The Mosaic Ministry Leader

Follower of Christ.Father.Husband. I love the outdoors, hiking, a challenge. I'm a musician and have a passion for Worship. Love technology (when it works!)  I love contributing to the movement of developing a relevant & fresh culture in the Seventh-day Adventist Church without compromising any of our core beliefs. 

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Jesse Lopez

Title: Worship Ministry Leader

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