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Pastor Mike

Michael G. Stipe or Pastor Mike as he prefers, began his ministry in Madera as an Interim Pastor in February of 2008 and was hired full time in May of the same year. He serves at FCC with 36 years of ministry experience 32 of which have been as a preaching pastor.


B.A. Christian Education from San Jose Bible College, San Jose, CA

(Now William Jessup University)

M.A. Theology from Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, Fresno CA


Married to Suzanne for 36 years

Two sons, one daughter, a daughter-in-law, twin grandsons, a granddaughter, and a new grandson


Playing with Grandkids

The San Francisco Giants, Forty Niners and the LA Lakers

Camping and Fishing

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