Pastor Steve Perea has been in full-time ministry for over 30 years. Since taking over as Lead Pastor at Christian Worship Center in 1987, he has seen the church grow from a handful of people to one of the largest churches in the Central Valley. As the overseeing apostle to the West Coast 5fold network, Pastor Steve has planted more than 10 churches and sent over 25 men and women into ministry and the mission field. Pastor Steve also has his Doctorate in Theology and is currently the founder and one of the professors at CWC Academy.
Executive Pastor: Prophetic Lead
As the leader of the prophetic ministry at CWC, Pastor Kerri (PK) has a desire to see God's will manifested in Christian Worship Center through worship and impartation. Pastor Kerri was born and raised in Oakland before moving to the Central Valley in 1988. Pastor Kerri had a radical transformation upon finding Jesus and coming to CWC in 1989 and has been on staff over 15 years.
Kidz Ministry Director
Kelly heads up our awesome Children's Ministry. Kelly grew up in San Jose and met Steve Perea at the youth camp where she got saved. They were married and moved to the valley in 1985 took over at CWC in 1987. Kelly is passionate about making sure our children experience who God really is and helps them establish a real relationship with God.
Media and Productions
Pastor Corie is the Media overseer at CWC. She directs all of CWC's productions, illustrated sermons, runs the social media end of things and also sings on the worship team. Pastor Corie loves the arts and has a desire to see God's kingdom be manifest in the entertainment industry. She has lived in the Central Valley her whole life and has been singing, acting, and ministering at CWC since she was a child. Pastor Corie graduated CWC's Bible College and Internship in 2008.
Pastor Ryan runs the_Lift, the youth ministry of CWC which consists of both Jr. High & High School. Pastor Ryan was a student of the Revolution School of Ministry graduating class of 2011. He came to us from Kingsburg, CA a Pastor's kid & doing the work of an associate Pastor for his dad. As a child he always dreamt of pursuing ministry & would preach behind his plastic BBQ pit until he was old enough to be able to preach behind his dad's pulpit. He graduated CWC's internship & Bible college in 2013 and was ordained a pastor in 2015. Pastor Ryan has a heart for the youth of this generation and wants to see them encounter God and launch them into their God-given destiny.
Spanish Lead Pastor
Pastor Alberto Perea is a native of Mexicali Baja California. He was born to a painful family environment in 1979, but God transformed his story on February 24, 1997 in the city of Nogales Sonora Mexico. A man shared Christ to him and he felt truly loved for the first time. Two years later he responded to God’s call to know Him more, got disciple through Masters Commission Manteca and later joined CWCBI under the covering of our Bishop and his spiritual father. He was ordained as a Pastor in 2004.
Today he is happily married to his wife Rocio Perea and since January of 2009 they have been pastoring together Centro Cristiano de Adoracion, our CWC Spanish Ministry. They began a work of love with two families then and today, years later, they are touching hundreds of people. They are honored and committed to serving the Hispanic community with vision and great passion.
It is Pastor Beto's dream to change the world, further the kingdom on God on earth as it is in heaven one person at a time through revelation, transformation, equipping, honor, love and sonship.
Pastor Rosie Perea is native of Guadalajara Jalisco Mexico. Her early footsteps with God began when she accepted Jesus as her personal Savior at the age of 25 in May of 2005. Since then her heart was ignited for Christ and was ordained as a Pastor in November of 2012 after completion of her internship and studies from the CWC School of Ministry.
She currently serves as one of the Pastors of Centro Cristiano de Adoración and teaching staff of the CWC Academy alongside her husband, Pastor Alberto Perea. Since January of 2009 they have pastored CCDA and have served the Hispanic community under the covering and mentorship of Bishop Steve Perea of CWC Manteca.
As an anointed prophetic teacher and preacher, her passion is to reveal the heart of the Father, to encourage, strengthen, offer direction, and breath life to hungry hearts through the abundance of His grace and love.
Pastor Nicole is Bishop Steve Perea's assistant. She also functions as the student Registrar for CWC Academy. She is a graduate of Christian Worship Center Bible Institute as well as a graduate of Bishop Steve Perea’s Five-Fold Internship program. Pastor Nicole is credentialed as a Pastor here at CWC. She is currently a student at Trinity School of Natural Health in pursuit of an ND. One of her passions is to be a helper to the body of Christ to walk into real wellness mind, body, and spirit. Pastor Nicole's hearts cry is that all would experience a real genuine friendship and relationship with Jesus, pursuing Him wholeheartedly.
P. Ana has attended Christian Worship Center since 1995. God radically changed her life and saved her from a life of drug addiction, hopelessness and despair. She came to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ in 1989 and became an ordained CWC pastor in 2005. P. Ana attended our internship and bible college and has graduated with her Bachelors in Counseling and Masters in Theology.
She has a great compassion for the down and out, the lost and brokenhearted. She carries an anointing for healing and breakthrough and helps people move towards their God ordained call. She is currently our Women's Ministry Director. She is an incredible leader, teacher, counselor and pastor.
Norma is an administration Assistant at CWC. She grew up in San Fransisco, but moved to the valley in 1988 and was hired as Pastor Steve's secretary for years. Norma is now an administration assistant & amazing at what she does. Her heart is beautiful and she is always striving to make things better in every area of the ministry.