OUR TEAM

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  • Bart Rush (Tina)

    Pastor

    Bart and his wife Tina have been pastoring MCF since the early 1980s. Prior to that, Bart was the principal of Mountain Christian Academy. 

  • Doug Nielsen (Danielle)

    Executive  Pastor

    Doug has been a long time resident in Calaveras county. He is a man of God's Word and is the consummate people person!

  • Marty Wilhelm (Karen)

    Assistant Pastor

    Prior to coming to MCF, Marty and Karen served for 15 years as missionaries in southern Africa. Marty is a former college professor and Karen is a Registered Nurse.


  • Bud Willis (Nancy)

    Assistant Pastor

    For many years Bud owned a successful advertising agency, but his greatest joy is the ministry! Bud and Nancy give leadership to our Seniors and Hospitality ministries. They may well be the first people you meet at MCF!

  • Russel Peffer (Caron)

    Deacon

    Russell and Caron have been a part of MCF leadership for many years. Their caring warmth, and friendly manner has been a blessing to so many in the community. 

  • Bob Atchison (Dot)

    Deacon

    When Bob and Dot retired and moved to our community, they got involved at MCF. Their lives are consumed with people and service. Bob brings wisdom and depth to our church leadership.