MEET THE TEAM
Doug and Gretchen Reid
The Reids came to Oceanside from Sacramento California where they’ve served as executive pastors at Capital Christian Center. Doug and Gretchen have been involved in church ministry since they were in their early 20’s. Doug attended Northwest Bible College and is a lifelong learner. The Reid’s have four boys, Tate, Kiah, Bo and Drew along with a daughter in law Angelique and the star of the family Lennon Douglas Reid, their first grandchild. The Reid family motto is; Love Loud, Laugh Lots and Forgive Often. God has given them a love for the city and the people of Oceanside and are passionate about leading people to live a full life powered by Christ.
Adam and Natasha have been serving at Coast City Church since 2004 and have had the opportunity to be a part of various ministries, outreaches, and milestones in the church and local community. Adam attended Toccoa Falls Bible College and currently studies at Global University. His goal for himself and the church is honest, authentic connection with others and Jesus through spiritual guidance, personal growth, and community outreach. When not working on a project at Coast City Church, Adam loves a good movie, new foods, and all things Lord of the Rings.
Student Ministries Director
Matthew and Myra have resided in this beautiful city of Oceanside since 2010 and are proud serve here at Coast City Church. Together they lead Jr High and High school Youth and have a strong desire to bring the hope of Jesus to students throughout this city. Myra also leads the Coast City Church Social Media scene through Instagram and Facebook. Myra’s hope is that by using our social media platforms, people will experience the love of Jesus and know that they are welcome to call our Church their home. The Segis are all in for the future of both Coast City Church and the city of Oceanside.
Lenae Crespin and her husband Jay moved to Oceanside from New Mexico after being stationed at Camp Pendleton. They have one little girl, Joy. At Coast City Church Lenae is the Connections Director. You’ll find her talking with new families and getting new believers familiar with the church. Her desire is to help those at Coast City enjoy all that God has for them by connecting new and regular
Drew and Angelique Reid
Drew and Angelique both attended Hillsong International Leadership College in Sydney, Australia. It was there that they developed a passion for building and leading teams. They have been leading worship together for the last 5 years in Sacramento, California. They have been married for 2 years and have a 1 year old little boy named Lennon. They have a huge heart for Oceanside and you’ll catch them at all the local coffee shops.
We are always looking for people with talent and a desire to lead worship through instrument, voice, or service in our media department, if you are interested please click here.
Dr. Allen Breckenridge
Pastor of Counseling
Pastor to Seniors
Don and his wife Mary serve the Senior Adult community at Coast City Church by providing leadership for a variety of ministries. With Senior Adults enjoying many fruitful, healthy years, the Smiths help our church address a broad range of needs.
Don also serves as Missions Pastor, having a rich background in pastoral ministry and church planting for nearly four decades in Japan as an Assemblies of God Missionary. Don’s wife Mary is a native Californian, from Long Beach. Don is a “Tarheel,” from North Carolina. They have four adult children.
Assistant Connections Director
Violet Allen and her husband Phil moved from Pensacola, Florida to Oceanside at the end of October 2017. They are a military family and love getting to travel and see where God will plant them. California is home for the time being until God says otherwise. They found Coast City Church just after they moved, and have made it home after their first visit. Violet started volunteering at the church in January 2018 and shortly after became a member of the staff. Violet loves meeting people and getting connected with everyone, she enjoys meeting for