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The Church of the Nazarene is a Protestant Christian church in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. Organized in 1908, the denomination is now home to about 2.3 million members worshiping in more than 29,000 local congregations in 159 world areas.


Tom Ritchie, Lead Pastor


Pastor Tom has served the Church of the Nazarene as a youth pastor in California and Colorado. He has also served as Senior Pastor in churches in New Mexico, Texas, and California. He was ordained on the Anaheim District in 1988. He attended both the Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs and Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. His wife’s name is Brenda. They have five children: Ann, Andrew, Brian, Elizabeth and Jason; two son-in-laws Paul and Mike and two daughter-in-laws Haley and Charissa. They also have three grandchildren Eli, Eva and Brantley.

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