• steve laird

    Interim Pastor

    Pastor Steve excitedly joined the Lead Team as Associate Pastor in March of 2016

    Pastor Steve is married to  Mirjam,  they have two grown children, a Son-in-law and three grandchildren, Alana and Cody with grandchild Austyn Anderson, and Landon with grandchildren Emitt and Caelyn.

    He has been credentialed with the Assemblies of God for over 30 years.  He and Mirjam have served as church staff members as well as Lead Pastors.  In the last few years while Mirjam served here, Pastor Steve has served SoCal Assembly of God churches in the Central Valley through Church Care Networks.  HIs passion is to see the local church strengthened by serving it's leadership and assisting in seeing the church reach it's maximum potential.




    Sarai joined our Northeast team in March of 2018 and serves as our Worship Leader and Receptionist. She was born and raised in Kansas where she received her calling to join the worship ministry at the age of 15. There she met her husband while he was stationed in the air force. Having served together in different worship capacities at their church, they married in 2017 and moved to California. Sarai brings the richness and power of her voice and enjoys sharing her passion for worshipping God to others. Shortly after being hired onto our NE Team, they had their beautiful daughter, Zemira who is full of joy and loves to play. Joey & Sarai are grateful for the opportunity to lead and to see our church grow in supporting the vision Pastor Jim has been given for Northeast!

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    Joey joined our Northeast team in April of 2018 and serves as our Worship and Tech Director. He joined his first worship team at the young age of 12 and decided to pursue music as his passion. Upon graduating Washington Union High School in Fresno, Joey quickly left to the Air Force where he would serve our Nation for 4 years and was stationed in Wichita, Kansas. There, he met his wife, Sarai, and they married in 2017 and have a beautiful daughter, Zemira. One of Joey’s passions is teaching others how to play instruments and use their talents to serve others.

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  • amber August

    Executive Assistant

    Amber joined our Northeast team in March of 2017 and currently serves as Executive Assistant, Graphic Designer, Events Coordinator, and Accountant. Having grown up in a pastor’s home, she has served in many ministry areas over the years. Amber's heart for God's church has helped her grow in servicing her church. She also brings a fresh set of eyes as she serves as our graphic designer along with many other duties. Amber desires to show Jesus through all that she does in life and loves making people laugh along the way. Amber is happily married to Brice August since April of 2021, they are expecting their first born in October of 2023 and have a handsome Golden Retriever named Duke. They are excited for not only what God has for their family, but also their church.

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