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Leadership and Staff

Elders

David Wojnicki
Lead Pastor

David began his work in full-time ministry in 2003 when he joined the staff at VCCC as the Children and Family Pastor. After serving as the Children and Family Pastor, David served as the church’s Associate Pastor before becoming its Lead Pastor in 2015. As Lead Pastor, David is responsible for preaching on Sunday mornings and coordinating the pastoral staff. David loves helping people come to know and embrace the life-changing message of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Before entering the ministry, David received his undergraduate degree in Pastoral Studies from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. He furthered his education by obtaining a master’s degree from Reformed Theological Seminary. David has been happily married to Hannah for twenty-one years. He is grateful to be the proud father of three remarkable young women: Elle, Adeline, and Cecie. In his free time, David loves spending time with his family at the beach, hiking, exploring California, traveling, and participating in various sports activities.

Jason Smith
Worship & Media Pastor

Jason joined the VCCC staff in 2012 and is the Worship and Media ministry pastor, overseeing the various elements of the Sunday worship gatherings, as well as the media and tech of VCCC. His desire is for the church to worship God in spirit and truth and to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ through rich theological songs, prayers, and worship. Jason is married to Angie and has ten incredible kids: Caden, Joah, Kate, Jeremiah, Caleb, Josiah, Casey, Jedidiah, Kallie, and Jessa. He enjoys spending time with his family, camping, fishing, baseball, music, and drinking a good cup of coffee.

Tony Suitor
Children & Families Pastor

Bio coming soon.

Paul Behneman
Youth & Families Pastor

Paul Behneman serves as the Pastor of Youth and Family and has done so since 2010. He has been married to his wife, Jami, for 20 years, and they have three boys, Jedidiah, Simeon, and Titus. Paul was born and raised here in Valley Center and deeply loves the community, church, and schools. God has given him a deep passion for helping Jr High and High School students know and love Jesus Christ more and more and experience God’s abundant life that is offered to us. He loves root beer, frisbee, woodworking, snowboarding, and family road trips.

Jon Walters
Congregational Care Pastor

Jon has been an elder at VCCC since 2003. In 2008 he retired from a 30-year career in civil engineering. He joined the staff in 2014 as Business Administrator and, in 2015, became the Pastor for Congregational Care, overseeing most of the Adult Ministries at VCCC and our Counseling, Small Group, and Assimilation Ministries. Jon enjoys teaching, boating, and tending the garden with Mary Anne, his beloved wife of 45 years.

John Wojnicki
Adult Education

John Wojnicki and his wife Laura have been married for over fifty years. They have four grown and married children and fourteen grandchildren, two of which are also married. In addition to serving as an elder, John also oversees Adult Education at VCCC. Teaching and training are his passions, and for over 35 years, he has invested in the lives of families even beyond his work in the church, speaking and teaching at family and youth retreats, encouraging all to an intentional life in Christ. John is an avid sports enthusiast, and along with his wife Laura, they enjoy learning about and visiting the historical places of our nation’s history.

Directors

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Shannon McCoy
Biblical Counseling

Mike Petro
Men’s Ministry

Tony H. Suitor
Senior’s Ministry

Connie Winter
Women’s Ministry

Staff

Aaron Todd
Business Administrator

Pamela Chappel
Financial Assistant

Monique Mendoza
Administrative Assistant

Deacons

Mike Adams
David Baker
Perry Barcelon

Andrew Behneman
Jerry Peace
Mike Petro

 

Josh Rau
Diane Robson
Aaron Todd

Joe Villalobos

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