cHurch  board

We are incredibly blessed with some wonderful people who serve as our "behind the scenes" leaders at Monterey Bay Christian Center. We are grateful for their prayers and support!



    Elected 2022



    Elected 2022



    Elected 2023



    Elected 2023


  • Jennifer jacobs - office administrator | 831.899.4124 x700

    Jennifer re-joined the church staff in April 2016 as our office administrator.  She and James have been married since September 1975, and have a daughter and son (-in-law), Michelle (Chelle) and Ramon as well as grandson, Ramon III. 

  • jessica boyce - MBCS principal | 831.899.2060 x703

    Jessica joined the Monterey Bay Christian School Admin Team in 2023 as our Principal.  Her extensive background along with a Master's Degree in Divinity combine to serve our teachers, students, and school families well.   

  • Kristen Hendrix - MBCS preschool director | 831.866.2060 x701

    Kris has been our Preschool Director since July 2020.  Her expertise and love for our "littles" is evident as she works with our preschool teachers, students, and parents.  

  • GABe GARCIA - MBCS Vice Principal | 831-899-2060 x715

    "Mr. G" joined MBCS as a teacher in the summer of 2019.   In 2023 he joined the Admin Team as Vice Principal and continues to teach.  He brings an enthusiasm that is contagious.

ministry  leaders

  • Becky Cook - WORSHIP leader | 831.899.4124 x0

    Becky is a wonderful addition to our church leadership team and we are grateful for her service. Becky oversees the worship ministry at MBCC.  She also works with our Youth and is married to our Youth Director, Jimmy.

  • xenia cromer - Women's Ministry & events Coordinator | 831.899.4124, x0

    Xenia serves as our Women's Ministry and Events Coordinator.  She has a wonderful team of ladies, who help plan WM gatherings and church-wide events here at MBCC.  She also serves on our worship team.  We are very grateful for her dedication! Xenia is married to Shane and they have two children.

  • Nico alvarez - yOUNG ADULTS | 831.899.4124 x0

    Nico has been attending MBCC since May 2020 and is serving as our Young Adults Leader.  He has a Pastoral Ministry Degree from Northwest University, along with a heart for young people in our community, providing them with a safe place to grow, fellowship and serve. Our Monterey Bay Young Adults group is for adults ages 18 & over. 

  • Jimmy Cook, jr. - missions committee director | 831.899.4124 x0

    Jimmy leads our Missions Committee, with hearts full of love and prayers for the missionaries we support all over the world.  With the help of the team, we enjoy our annual Missions Emphasis Month along with monthly Missionary highlights.  

  • ricky penaherrera - prayer director | 831.899.4124 x0

    Ricky and his wife, Neyra, have been attending MBCC for many years, and Neyra teaches at MBCS.  Ricky serves as our Prayer Director, having a heart for our prayer ministry and reaching new believers. 

  • DAVid SCHMIDT - Men's Ministry | 831.899.4124 x0

    David and his wife, Kelly, have been attending MBCC for several years.  David leads our Men's Ministry, with weekly Monday Night Men's Bible Studies, monthly breakfasts, and other events throughout the year.  

  • ALICE PAIGE - kingdom SAINTS | 831.899.4124 x0

    Seasoned Saints are gathering again, thanks to Alice, who serves this wonderful group of seniors.  They get together every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 10am.   

  • Jimmy Cook, jr. - Youth Director | 831.899.4124 x0

    Jimmy heads up a great team of Youth leaders.  Kingdom Youth meet every Wednesday night at 6:30pm. They also participate in Youth camps, Youth Conventions and other activities locally and district-wide.  

  • jana Brewer - Sunday Kids Church Leader | 831.899.4124 x0

    Kingdom Kidz meet every Sunday morning at 10:00.  We have nursery, preschool and elementary age groups.  We have a great team, led by our own Jana Brewer.     

  • Candy Thomas - sunday school director | 831.899.4124 x0

    We have a few Sunday School classes that meet every Sunday morning at 9:00.  Currently these are adult and teen classes, so join us early, just before our Sunday Service for a time to study together.