Ted is the father of four amazing kids, lives in Riverpark,
and has served as the lead pastor at Drive-In Church at First Pres Oxnard for the past 14 years.
Ted graduated college with a business degree, then adventured in the Mediterranean and studied in Israel.
After pastoring in New England, Ted served as a missionary in Zimbabwe before moving to Ventura County.
Ronnie lives with his family in Santa Paula and is pastor of two local churches, having planted one. Pastor Ron has taught Positive Choices classes in Oxnard schools and in the Ventura County Juvenile Justice Complex, has trained mentors for teens, and is a certified to teach Mental Health First Aid from a faith perspective in Ventura County.
Joy lives in Riverpark with her husband and two sons. She graduated college with a degree in Molecular Cell Biology, continuing on to further studies in biochemistry research. Joy works creating websites at a design agency here in Oxnard, yet her passion is caring for kids – her own at home and those in the nursery at First Presbyterian Church in Oxnard.
Jim lives in Camarillo with his wife, a professor of music at Cal State Channel Islands, and their daughter. Jim's studies were in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Theology; he is completing his doctorate in Leading Change. Jim has been a youth pastor and a lead pastor.
Jim can preach in three languages!
Annette Tarin has lived in Ventura all her life. She is an elder at First Pres Oxnard, a seasoned children’s ministry director, and has been involved with several new church developments in the area. Annette works full-time as an accountant at the Ventura County Office of Education.
Mickey lives in Camarillo and works there leading The WayStation, a worshipping community in Camarillo, Mickey frequently assists Pastor Ted at Drive-In Church. She brings a pastor’s heart, executive ability, and years of experience in church leadership and in the healthcare field.
Bonnie lives in Moorpark with her family. She has served on staff in finance and pastoral ministry at Moorpark Presbyterian Church for fifteen years. Bonnie brings a focus on pastoral care, preaching, relating well to twenty-somethings, and her business background.