Our Staff

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Manny Garcia

Lead Pastor

Manny joined the Northridge Friends Church Ministry Team as Lead Pastor in July of 2015.  He is married to Jenalee and together they have 4 children (Syler, Chasley, Elena, and Cici).  His desire is to combine his gifts and talents with the rest of the NFC pastoral team in order to help others grow in and serve Christ more effectively.  With a background in youth ministry and pastoral leadership as well as experience outside of vocational ministry, Manny desires to partner with the rest of the NFC body in a unique way that will help and encourage people make Christ known.  He loves visitors and hopes you’ll stop in and enjoy a cup of coffee and some conversation with him.

Email Manny.

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Jodi Kinniburgh

Family Ministries Pastor

Jodi Kinniburgh accepted the call to be our Director of Children’s Ministries in July, 2010 and then in 2016 she answered a second calling to Northridge, this time as our Family Ministries Pastor.  Her heart for children to know God remains her primary motivation as she teaches and serves children and their families.  Under Jodi’s leadership, Northridge provides strong Biblical Curriculum on both Sunday Mornings and Wednesday Nights.  Jodi’s ministry provides opportunities for people of all ages to see God at work among His people, to discover how much He loves them, and how He loves to hear their prayers!

Email Jodi.

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Marc Compton

Student Ministries Pastor

Marc joined the NFC Ministry Team in January of 2013 as our Student Ministries Pastor. He considers it a great blessing to be able to partner with the youth and their parents as they strive to grow closer to Christ in their everyday lives. “Working at NFC has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. I look forward to the joys of working with the youth of NFC.”

Email Marc.

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Jared Harvey

Worship Arts Coordinator

Jared has shared his musical talents with Northridge since he was a child, and officially joined the staff as Worship Arts Intern in September, 2014. In December, 2015, his title was changed to Worship Arts Coordinator, and he continues to work closely with the Ministry Team and Worship Team to promote a unified & impactful worship experience each week.

Email Jared.

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Joy Bergquist

Ministry Office Assistant

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