Our Staff



The pastoral staff of Bakersfield First Church consists of a dedicated group of pastors who love to serve BFC's vibrant, growing congregation.

Co-Lead Pastors
      Tara Smith and Brett Smith

Co-Youth Pastors
     Hannah Christiansen Parker and David Parker

Children's Pastor
     Michelle Benson

Pastor to Senior Adults
Richard Wieneke

Music Director
     Jim Young

School Director
     Sarah Covey

Office Manager
     Leslie Holland