Meet Our Team

MEET OUR STAFF

Rick Stedman

Dr. Rick Stedman

Rick is a collector of classic-rock vinyl LPs, bookaholic, author, philosopher, pastor, and a devoted husband and father. He founded and for two decades led Adventure Christian Church in Roseville,...

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Aaron Perlman

Aaron Perlman

Aaron may be known as the “man who never sleeps”! You can find him on your local television giving your morning forecast and anchoring the news on KBAK/KBFX Eyewitness News...

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Veronica Hernandez

Veronica Hernandez

Worship has been a part of Veronica’s life for over 25 years. She has been playing the piano since she was 9 years old. She believes that through worship lives...

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Sherry Morrison

Sherry Morrison

Sherry has 20+ years of Church Administrator experience serving in Bakersfield as well as Southern California. She loves to organize things; to renovate and redecorate buildings; and to connect people...

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Tiffany Stark

Tiffany Stark

Tiffany is a born and raised Bakersfield girl! She attended California State University of Sacramento and earned her BA in Liberal Studies and completed the teaching credential program. During her...

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Travis King

Travis King

Travis has attended CCV for over 20 years. When he is not working in the office you can find him volunteering with Studentlife as an assistant leader. He also enjoys...

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Marcy Andrews

Marcy Andrews

Marcy brings many years’ experience in working with and teaching kids in church. She helped launch an innovative kids program at CCV that gives kids a fun, engaging encounter with...

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Dakota Ballard

Dakota Ballard

Dakota has been a Christian for the majority of his life, and he has continued to develop his relationship by serving and loving those around him. He enjoys volunteering and...

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Bruce Butterbredt

Bruce Butterbredt

Bruce has worked with young people for years at church and as a soccer coach. Being a lifelong LA Rams fan has helped him develop a witty, humorous personality. He...

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Amy Stedman

Amy Stedman

For Amy, it’s all about relationships. She loves people and hearing their stories. She loves spending time with her husband Rick and their young adult kids. Above all, she loves...

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Kelley Allen

Kelley Allen

Kelley is a people person who loves change. She is a third generation San Joaquin Valley girl raised in Lemoore, CA who loves trying new things. Kelley regularly lives out...

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Renee Zeiders

Renee Zeiders

Renee has enjoyed serving in the church for most of her life, loves Christ and His people. She has attended CCV since 1983, volunteering in various ministries. Renee is married...

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Bill Stark

Bill Stark

Bill was born and raised in the Sacramento area until he met his wife, Tiffany, who let him know they would be raising their family in her hometown of Bakersfield!...

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Michaela Almberg

Michaela Almberg

Michaela enjoys volunteering and connecting with people while working in The Grill. She is also an accomplished flute player who has been playing for over ten years. She has played...

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MEET OUR LEADERSHIP

Brian Andrews

Brian Andrews

Brian has attended CCV for over 23 years and enjoys spending time with his family, listening to 80s music, and working out.

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Eric Almberg

Eric Almberg

Eric enjoys hiking, camping, boogie boarding and any place with red rocks. He’s been a member of CCV for 12 years.

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Steve Moore

Steve Moore

Steve has been a part of CCV for a total of over 40 years. In his free time, he enjoys reading, photography, and guitar.

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Rick Morrison

Rick Morrison

Rick Morrison is retired after 40 years in aerospace/defense, is a BIG fan of his 8 grandkids, and has been serving at CCV for 13 years.

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Rick Stedman

Dr. Rick Stedman

In addition to serving as Senior Pastor, Rick is honored to serve as an elder; which he did at his previous church for over two decades.

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Allen Waggoner

Allen Waggoner

Allen is an Elder who has been a member of CCV for 26 years and enjoys surfing, sailing, SCUBA diving and pretty much anything to do with the ocean.

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Bill Zeiders

Bill Zeiders

Bill has been an Elder at CCV periodically for over 30 years and enjoys apologetics, history, and science. He loves his family and likes to teach, “fix and improve things”,...

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