We have a great group of people who serve as our pastors and leaders.

Read below to learn more about them or click a link to send them an email!

  • Edgar & rosa ogarrio - lead pastors

    EdgarO@mbccag.org | 831.899.4124 x711

    Pastor Edgar & Rosa joined the MBCC family in May, 2020, though they have been connected to the church since early 2019. They became Lead Pastors in November 2020. Having served as associate pastors of Vida Camino Verdad for several years, they bring huge hearts for ministry to our church family. We are blessed to have them and their two children.

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  • Jennifer jacobs - office manager

    JenniferJ@mbccag.org | 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 Panis.  

  • Jacob voyce - school principal

    mrvoyce@mbcsonline.org | 831.899.2060 x700‬

    Jacob Voyce has a long history in school ministry. He holds a masters degree in school administration. He joined our staff in June 2017. We are very blessed to have Jacob lead our Christian school. He is married to Carrie, and they have two children who attend MBCS.

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    worship@mbccag.org | 831.899.4124 x0

    Isai is a wonderful addition to our church leadership team and we are grateful for his service. Isai oversees the worship ministry at MBCC. He is the son of a pastor and is also the brother of Pastor Edgar. He is married and has two children.

  • xenia cromer - events Coordinator

    xeniac@mbccag.org | 831.899.4124, x0

    Xenia serves as our Events Coordinator, planning & leading all our church-wide events here at MBCC.  She also serves on our worship team and Kids' Church.  We are very grateful for her dedication! Xenia is married to Shane and they have two children.

  • Nico alvarez - yOUNG ADULTS

    youngadults@mbccag.org | 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 & Becky cook - missions committee directors

    missions@mbccag.org | 831.899.4124 x0

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

  • fred menezes - prayer director

    prayer@mbccag.org | 831.899.4124 x0

    Fred and his wife, Lilly, have been attending MBCC for many years.  Fred serves as our Prayer Director, having a heart for our prayer ministry and reaching new believers. 

  • RICKY PEÑAHERRERA - Men's Ministry

    men@mbccag.org | 831.899.4124 x0

    Ricky and his wife, Neyra, have been attending MBCC for several years.  Besides leading our Men's Ministry, Ricky serves on our Church Board and Neyra teaches at MBCS.  


    seasonedsaints@mbccag.org | 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.   

  • jana Brewer - Sunday Kids Church Leader

    kingdomkids@mbccag.org | 831.899.4124 x0

    Kingdom Kids meet every Sunday morning at 10:30.  We gather in the sanctuary for worship as a family and then release the kids to their classes.  We have nursery, preschool and elementary age groups.  We have a great team, led by our own Jana Brewer.     

c h u r c  h  b o a r d

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!

  • David Schmidt


    Re-elected 2021

  • dany custodio


    Elected 2020

  • James Jacobs


    Re-elected 2020

  • Jorge "Ricky" PEÑAHERRERA


    Elected 2021