Sunday Service Time: 10:00a-11:15a
8155 Watt Ave, Antelope CA 95843 | 916.872.1777

Located in the Elverta Crossing Shopping Center
(Tractor Supply Store), near Watt Avenue & Elverta

Edward Black, Jr.

Pastor Ed has served the local church for over nearly 30 years in a varity of pastoral roles. He has a passion for God’s people, small groups of every kind, youth, college age young adults, outreach, large community events, and serving to help all ministries reach their potential.  Spending time with Pastor Ed, you will quickly discover he has endless energy, a contagious laugh, is a creative problem solver, a catalyst.  He’s a teambuilder.  He loves people.  He loves to laugh and is often dissatisfied with what is, and passionate about what could be

He’s earned a business degree from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing & Human Resources.  He has a 2-year certification in Ministry from Impact School of Ministry, where he went on to teach several of the classes, as well as a certification in Applied Behavioral / Personality Analysis (DISC) from the Center for Motivational Living.

Pastor Ed met and married his lovely wife, Karen, now going on 20 years. Very much opposites, Pastor Ed and Karen adopted the joy of their lives, Madison Grace, after 9 long years of being unable to have a child of their own.    Pastor Ed enjoys movies, ’80s pop music, Michael W. Smith, anything Star Trek, dislikes all sports, is a Peet’s coffee connoisseur and firmly believes Starbucks is the purveyors of burnt, brown water.  Additional ways to connect with Pastor Ed: