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Our Staff


 

Keven Huckaby

Lead Pastor

Keven has been serving as the Lead Pastor of Ridgeview since July of 2019. He spent 20 years here previously as part of the support staff, starting out as our Youth Pastor in 1992. He left in 2012 to become the Lead Pastor in Dinuba, Ca. He is incredibly blessed by the opportunity to return to Bakersfield to pastor his home church. He married the love of his life and God’s greatest blessing, Heidi, in 1990. They have 4 children, 2 by birth and 2 by adoption and over 50 heart children from their 20+ years of doing foster care. Keven is passionate about challenging people to deepen their walk with God and not settle for anything less than the best that God has for them. He believes deeply in accountability and connectedness through the building of relationships within the church. His verse to live by is Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and he will direct your path”. In his limited free time he loves spending time with his wife, hunting, riding his Harley, doing jigsaw puzzles and watching his 3 favorite sports teams: The Dodgers, Lakers, and Seahawks!

 

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Carl Wren

Pastor of Children's Ministries

Carl has served in Children's Ministry for over 25 years. He loves to reach children and families for God, and sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ in a relevant and exciting way He believes that we must reach one child at a time showing unconditional love of Christ and by speaking solid truth of God's Word that will bring a permanent change from within them. Carl is originally from Arvin, CA but has lived in San Diego, Phoenix, and Lubbock, TX over the years. His family includes his wife Kristi, who joins him in ministry, his three grown sons, and three grandchildren. Carl and Kristi returned back to Kern County in spring of 2018 where Carl serves Ridgeview as it's newest pastor. "Do not change yourself to be like the people of the world. But be changed within by a new way of thinking." Romans 12:2

 

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Jennifer Vlahos

Ridgeview Christian Preschool Director

Jennifer has served as Ridgeview Christian Preschool's Director since September of 2009 and began attending RCC around that time as well. She was born and raised in Bakersfield, CA and graduated with her Bachelors Degree from Cal State University of Bakersfield. Jennifer has a three year old, Liam, who she enjoys spending quality time with. Jennifer’s favorite verse is Proverbs 3:5 because it shows that if you fully trust the Lord he will always show you the way.

 

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Moises Amador

Pastor of Spanish Ministries

Moises has served as the lead pastor of the Spanish congregation since 2013 and has served for more than 20 years in the areas of church music and youth ministry. Moises was born and raised in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, where he met and married his wife, Kari, currently a fifth-grade teacher at Golden Oak Elementary in Shafter. Moises and Kari have been married for 11 years and have 2 children, Caleb (9) and Lidia (7), and two energetic dogs. The Amadors have lived in Bakersfield since 2008 and are blessed to minister to the Hispanic community.

 

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8420 Stine Road, Bakersfield, CA 93313

(661) 836-2256

info@ridgeviewcc.org


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