Pastors & Staff

Revs. Mike & Ruth Suski came to LCC December '05. Both are ordained ministers with the Assemblies of God. The Suskis have preached, pioneered churches and pastored in Europe and across the United States (Connecticut/California). Rev. Mike earned his MA from George Fox University in Portland, Oregon. Rev. Ruth earned her BA from Continental Theological Seminary in Brussels, Belgium.  Both are fluent in several languages. Pastor Mike serves on the District Presbytery, as Chaplain for LC Sheriff's Department, Lakeport PD & Sutter Hospital. Suskis son Jake, managing partner for two corporations, recently married the love of his life, Summer. 
The Suskis have a tremendous passion for God & people

Staff & Ministry Leaders


Kids Church
Brooke has a degree
In Early Childhood Ed
And is an experienced 
Children’s Ministry

Revs. Burton & Cindy Jernigan
Youth Ministries
The Jernigans have a vast ministry
Experience and love for youth
Having raised 5 of their own

Mary & Erich Paarsch
Saints Alive & Family Events



Darlene Morehouse 
Office & Preschool Assistant
Darlene has a servant heart
And is easy to talk to with her
Quiet gentle spirit

Carol Alves

Rob Alves

WORSHIP LEADERS (we are blessed with many)
The Vanderwalls
Worship Leaders
Jon, Tyler & Bill have lead worship
at LCC with consistent excellence
and excitement. Their unwavering
commitment to God, family & church
speaks volumes to all

Jan Paige Jernigan
Worship Leader
Jan loves God with her whole
heart & leads with God at the
center. She's a great role model

Jill & Matt Rothstein
Worship Leaders
Matt & Jill are seasoned &
Well-known musicians. Their
Passion for God and His leading
Come thru in their worship

Pastor Ruth & Gerardina Saentz
Del Edwards, Rich Heckley, Jon Buege
Worship Leaders
Faithful & talented musicians, vocalists
Allowing God to use them for His glory

Sergeant Erich Paarsch, Jr.
Head of Security
Erich serves as a Board Member
Of LCC, is well respected & experienced

Duane Furman
Jail Ministry
Duane has served as Chaplain
To Lake County Jail for decades
Holding Sunday services, baptisms,
Counseling & visitation

VOLUNTEERS (too many to name or picture here)

Our Preschool Ministry serving the community 30+ years
Pictured on left: Director Mary Paarsch & Assistant Director Jenna James
Top right: Teachers Brandy, Michele & Livia.  Bottom right: Teachers Kristen & Tammy

We are here to serve you...along with a great number of ministry leaders and other volunteers!