Earl Gillett

Earl Gillett

Lead Pastor

Earl Gillett came on board as Lead Pastor of Horizon Christian Fellowship in November 2017. He and his wife Tami previously lead churches in Roxana, IL and Milwaukee, WI. Earl also spent 11 years in youth ministry before taking on the challenge of being lead pastor. Tami & Earl have two grown daughters. Amber is married to Luke Heidbrink, she and Luke reside in Greeley, CO.  Abbie resides in Indianapolis, IN. Earl can be reached at earlg.hcf (at) gmail.com

Wayne Folmer

Wayne Folmer

Care Pastor

Wayne is the founding pastor of Horizon Christian Fellowship. Having started the church in 1977, Wayne retired in June 2014 after nearly 40 years of ministry at HCF.  He continues to serve on staff as Care Pastor and oversees senior ministries.  Wayne is married to Dorcas and they have three grown children, Wendy, Dena, and Wayne II.  Contact Wayne at pastorwaynefolmer (at) gmail.com

Gary is a Church Board member. He gives and serves in strategic ways at HCF. He has been a part of HCF since 2003. In addition to his role as Church Board Member, Gary is the head varsity basketball coach and math teacher at Lincoln High School in Stockton.  He is also a motivational speaker, speaking to businesses, schools, and youth organizations about success, teamwork, and leadership.  Gary is married to Dena and has 5 kids, Bret, Brittney, Brooke, Grace and Luke. Contact Gary at gary (at) horizonstockton.com

Karen Dowell

Karen Dowell

Office Administrator

A member of Horizon Christian Fellowship for many years, Karen has been the office administrator since 2013.  Contact Karen at office (at) horizonstockton.com

Kelly Hanisch

Kelly Hanisch

Women's Ministry

Kelly is the leader of women’s ministry.  She brings a lot of energy and excitement to the many activities in this area of the church. Contact Kelly at kidssk8 (at) sbcglobal.net

Dena Greno

Dena Greno

RISE Youth Ministry

Born and raised in the Nazarene Church, Dena is active in many areas of ministry.  She has a heart for the youth of Horizon Christian Fellowship and finds creative ways to connect with them and teach them about Jesus. Contact Dena at educator7 (at) gmail.com.

Carlos Romero, Sr.

Carlos Romero, Sr.

Men's Ministry

Carlos is the leader of Men on the Horizon, overseeing the activities of men’s ministry.  An avid fisherman, outdoor enthusiast, and Sunday School teacher, Carlos leads the Men’s Ministry by doing things men love to do in fellowship together.