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Pettis

Reverend Mark Pettis

Senior Minister

Mark Pettis began his ministry at Manhattan Beach Community Church on August 15, 2013. Prior to joining us he served as the Senior Minister of the First Congregational Church of Christ, Moorhead. MN. Mark currently serves on the Board of Directors for the South Coast Interfaith Council, and Progressive Christians Uniting.

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Patricia Edwards

Director of Music

Pat directs the Adult Choir and three children’s choirs at MBCC and has done so for over 30 years. She holds a BA in Music from Pomona College, with graduate work at UCLA. She has taught both vocal and instrumental music in the Los Angeles and Manhattan Beach schools and has directed a number of musical stage productions at MBCC for both adults and children.

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Reverend Matthew Baugh

Associate Minister Since joining MBCC on March 3, 2018, Matthew’s focus has included adult discipleship and pastoral care.  Matthew, a graduate of Eden Theological Seminary, began his ministry as an assistant pastor in Sedona, AZ, then became the senior pastor at the First Congregational Church in Lockport, Il., and  then moved on to become interim pastor of the Iglesia Congregacional Unida Church […]

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Jackson Greer

Youth Ministry Intern Jackson Greer directs the MBCC middle and high school youth ministries as well as the young adult group.  He grew up in this church and volunteered to work with its youth for two years before formally taking on this position in 2016.  He is a graduate of the Linguistics Department at UC Santa […]

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