Elders

Pastor Ruben

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Ruben and his wife Gayla, are both Las Cruces natives who have a heart for their city. They came to know Christ as their personal savior when they were sophomores at Las Cruces High School and have been following Him ever since. Ruben attended Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA; and studied…

Gary Johnson

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Gary retired from New Mexico State University in 1999 after 28 years of service. Like all retirees he thought that he would have more time to pursue the things he enjoys. He has been working harder ever since! Gary and Judy were married on February 14th, 1986…   Yes, it was on Valentine’s Day. Gary…

Evan Merewether

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Evan started attending SVCC alongside of his wife Blanca – a long long time ago – and they have faithfully attended since then. He was honored to start serving as a Deacon – also a long long time ago – and has served in church leadership in some form since then. Because of his strong…