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Learn a little bit more about the team here at South Bay

A Word

From Our Pastor

” My wife Karen & I want to thank you for visiting the website. We are honored and privileged that you would choose to spend a weekend with us at South Bay Church. We hope that you can find all of the information that you need to join us this Sunday morning. Feel free to learn more about our Core Values and find out what we believe and how we put it into action. Please let us know how we can serve you. May God bless, we’re praying for you, and we hope to see you soon. “

– Dr. David Speicher

Senior Leadership


Dr. David Speicher

Senior Pastor

Since 2010, Pastor David has served as our Senior Pastor along with his wife Karen.


Frank Twombly

Senior Associate Pastor

Frank works directly with our Senior Pastor to help carry out executive decisions. He provides oversight for the Directional Leadership team.


Paul Portman

Financial Pastor

Paul serves as our financial pastor, he handles all financial accounting and reconciliation for the church. He also manages our building project (NEXT) funds and allowance.

Directional leadership


Sean Doherty

Associate Pastor of Operations

Sean serves as our central campus and operations Pastor, overseeing multiple teams including; graphics & web, marketing, special events, and assimilation. Sean is also managing the 2020 building expansion project ‘NEXT’.

Kevin Riggs

Associate Pastor of Ministry

Kevin leads all of our Adult and Student ministry leaders here at South Bay. These include Kids, Students, Mens, Womens, and Groups.

Micah Brewer

Pastor of Worship

Micah serves as our Pastor of Worship here at South Bay. He oversees the music and tech leaders in our adult and student services, as well as our college and young adult ministry.

Office Staff
Melissa Rios

Melissa Rios

Student Pastor

Delana Barker

Delana Barker

Children's Coordinator

David Rowlson

David Rowlson

Pastoral Care

Sheila Holloway

Sheila Holloway

Executive Assistant

Hannah Horne

Hannah Horne

Administrative Assistant

Caleb Balogh

Caleb Balogh

Adult Worship Leader

Dylan Jordan

Dylan Jordan

Student Worship Leader

Rob Barger

Rob Barger

Technical Director

Pamela Walsh

Pamela Walsh

Special Events Coordinator

Kathleen Sanders

Kathleen Sanders

Graphic Designer

Kara Riggs

Kara Riggs

Children's Assistant

Norris Brown

Norris Brown

Missions & Outreach Pastor

Ministry Leaders
Natalie Freeman

Natalie Freeman

Women's Director

Richie Harris

Richie Harris

Men's Director

Jim & Misti Rakowitz

Jim & Misti Rakowitz

Freedom Co-Directors

Mike Paquin

Mike Paquin

Prophetic Ministry

Toby Hansen

Toby Hansen

Care Groups

“And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.” Acts 14:23

Governing ELDERS
Bill Lipe

Bill Lipe

Doug Yates

Doug Yates

Frank Twombly

Frank Twombly


Juan Santos

Juan Santos

Paul Portman

Paul Portman

Robert Davis

Robert Davis

Roland Hight

Roland Hight

Toby Hansen

Toby Hansen

David Speicher

David Speicher

SHEPHERDING ELDERS
Ed Ramsey

Ed Ramsey

Dan Gore

Dan Gore

Herb Joiner

Herb Joiner

Jeff Jones

Jeff Jones

Mike Paquin

Mike Paquin

Richie Harris

Richie Harris