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OUR LEADERS

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ROBERT WRINKLE

Head Elder

With us since our founding, Robert is our head Elder.  He brings years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our church grow and succeed.

CHRISTIAN GURROLA

Lead Pastor

Pastor Christian Gurrola founded Mesa Place Church in his living room before growing the church to what it is now. He leads Mesa Place Church with the vision and drive to help people find Christ and develop a relationship with him.

BEN-DAVHID RAMIREZ

Pastor

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways our youth describe this invaluable member of our team. Pastor Ben-Davhid leads our youth group NEOS and young adults.  He joined MPC as an intern and has proven to be a valuable member to our team.

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GREG LICERIO

Deacon

Deacon Greg has been a member of MPC for years and brings a passion for loving our Lord. Greg leads a Bible Study called "MPC Mix" - where a mix of different people, of different ages and backgrounds come together to learn more about the gospel. We are proud to have such a caring individual on our team.

JAY MUNOZ

Deacon

Deacon Jay leads our Men's Ministry. He takes the men through a bible study and also takes charge with events for the men. Jay is a easy-going individual with a huge heart for the Lord. He also plays the bass for the worship team occasionally. 

ART MARQUEZ

Deacon

Art brings years of experience in church ministry. Art served as an elder at his previous church and we are thrilled to have his knowlege and expertise to lead our church.

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JESSICA MUNOZ

Communication Director / Church Administrator

Jess is an outgoing individual who brings years of experience to MPC.  She worked for several news stations in El Paso before getting her Masters Degree in Communication.  She teaches various communication courses at a local college. In addition to being a part-time professor,  she is responsible for managing the daily operations of the church, social media, tech/audio visual ministry, and church website.

RAUL GARCIA

Lead Usher

Raul is a hard working individual who takes pride in everything he does. We are thankful for Raul as he has helped MPC settle into our new location with projects around the facility.

JASON NEWPORT

Worship Leader

Jason brings a variety of talents to the worship team. He plays numerous instruments and sings in our worship team. He leads the worship team by giving them individualized feedback and technical direction. Jason has been playing in worship bands for more than 20 years.

JESSICA MUNOZ

Communication Director / Church Administrator

Jess is an outgoing individual who brings years of experience to MPC.  She worked for several news stations in El Paso before getting her Masters Degree in Communication.  She teaches various communication courses at a local college. In addition to being a part-time professor,  she is responsible for managing the daily operations of the church, social media, tech/audio visual ministry, and church website.

RAUL GARCIA

Deacon / Head Usher

Raul is a hard working individual who takes pride in everything he does. We are thankful for Raul as he has helped MPC settle into our new location with projects around the facility.

JASON NEWPORT

Worship Leader

Jason brings a variety of talents to the worship team. He plays numerous instruments and sings in our worship team. He leads the worship team by giving them individualized feedback and technical direction. Jason has been playing in worship bands for more than 20 years.

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COURTNEY SHERWOOD

Worship Leader

Courtney sings and plays guitar not only for the worship team, but professionally as well. Courtney is a recording artist currently working on her album. Not only does she play the acoustic guitar, she sings as well.  She plays the role of one of our worship leaders at MPC. Listen to her music on Spotify. 

FIRST LADY SELINA GURROLA

Children's Minister

First Lady Selina is the head of our kids department, affectionately titled "Kids Table."  She is a local school teacher at one of El Paso's finest private schools, Immanuel Christian School.   First Lady also leads the women's prayer group that meets weekly at MPC. 

LORI WRINKLE

Women's Minister

Lori Wrinkle is our Women's Minister and also leads a bible study for teen girls and leads our group for mature adults titled "Table of Wisdom."  Lori hasa heart of gold and a heart for serving others. Lori is also a part of our women's prayer group that meets weekly.

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David Gonzalez

Audio Visual Manager

David Gonzalez is in charge of our audio visual department. He oversees our online broadcast. David also sings with the worship team. We are blessed to have him as he is a Chaplin with the New Mexico Corrections Department.

Carlos Pina

ASL Interpretation Team Leader

Carlos is an American Sign Language Interpreter for more than ten years. Mesa Place Church is an internship site for El Paso Community College. He and his colleague Paty Garcia oversee at the church.  

Harry Binkley

Head of Security

Harry Binkley is our Head of Security. He is in charge of making sure we are able to worship safely on Sunday mornings. He and his team follow protocols designed to keep us safe. You can see Harry's handiwork throughout our sanctuary.  He designed and built our pulpit and modified our audiovisual equipment for a sleeker look. 

We’d love to hear from you and see you at worship service.