Missions (Page 2)

At First Baptist Church we believe in going beyond the border because it’s a way to love, it’s a way to reflect God, and its a way to reach out.

Central Coast Youth For Christ

YFC is an evangelistic youth organization which ministers to approximately 300-500 youth per month on the central coast. Darrell Janzen, Mitch Janzen (805) 544-3000 PO Box 1667, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406 yfcslo@slo.cc www.yfc.slo.cc

Child Evangelism Fellowship

CEF’s goal is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Jesus Christ and to establish (disciple) them in the Word of God and in a local church for Christian living. Darren Johnson P.O. Box 1784, Atascadero, CA 93422 (805) 461-1146 cefsouthbay@earthlink.net

Mike Garman

Mike Garman

Pastor Mike was born in England and raised in Southern California. Raised by godly parents, Pastor Mike attended church every Sunday from the time he was a young child. He felt God’s call of salvation on his life at the age of nine. Upon graduating high school, he began attending bible college to learn more…

Gus Bess

For over four decades, Gus Bess has been encouraging men and women of God along their journey with Jesus the Christ. A motivational speaker, evangelist, church planter an pastor, Gus loves to share his unique story of being overwhelmed by God’s grace. Gus grew up in Southern California and Hawaii. As a young man, Gus Bess dreamed of…

Shelanie Voorheis

Shelanie is a classically trained pianist and accomplished vocalist. She has been performing vocally and instrumentally since she was very young. She is thankful for the many opportunities given to her as a young girl to offer her musical gifts to the Lord during special music times at her church, as well as for the opportunities…

Chris Esparza

The Lord called Chris to salvation in 1994 during his junior year at UC Santa Barbara. After graduation, Christ led him into his first ministry as a high school pastor, where he discovered a passion to help students know Jesus in a profound way. He has had the privilege to reach students in other capacities…

Mark Burggraf

Mark and his wife, Donna have served in children’s ministry for over 20 years.  Their passion is seeing children and youth come to know, love, and serve the Lord Jesus Christ both here in Paso Robles and through Awana missions all over the world.  In addition to directing the local Awana program for the last…

Mike Goodman

Mike and Carole Goodman began attending First Baptist Church twenty-four years ago. They were married in 1963, raised two sons and a daughter, ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Born in Southern California Mike moved his family to rural Templeton in 1976, they opened and operated the Outlet Tool Supply Company in Atascadero, 1976-2011. Mike claimed…