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LEAD PASTOR

RYAN MCBRIDE

Pastor Ryan and Elizabeth McBride

and their boys.

Ryan McBride - a brief interview:

 

What is your 9 - 5?

I am Lead Pastor of 12 Springs Church and part owner of SRQ Pressure Cleaning, LLC

What kind of education and experience do you have?

  • BS in Biology – James Madison University – 1999.

       Master of Arts in Theology – Fuller Theological Seminary –         2008.

  • 10 years as a Youth and Associate Pastor in three different churches.

 

What makes you tick?

  • My wife of 17 years and my 4 boys – 12, 10, 8, and 5.

  • Making the world different, i.e. better. Injustices make me angry. God is just, the world should be too and we are his mechanism.

  • Passion - I want to be around passionate people and doing something about which I am passionate.

  • Reading theology books, studying the Bible and discussing my questions with my wife and anyone else who wants to talk.

  • Fixing and building stuff.

  • Serving in the community.

  • Board games with my boys.

  • Doing anything out doors.

 

What’s on your playlist?

  • David Crowder

  • Avett Brothers

  • 21 Pilots

  • Muddy Waters

  • U2

  • Anything from the 90s.

 

What's on your Hulu/Netflix cache?

  • Badlands

  • History Documentaries (even the boring ones)

  • Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

  • Rogue One

PASTORAL STAFF

ANTHONY GULLO

PARKER THURMAN

Parker's Bio will be up shortly.

Anthony & his bride Grace Lee

Anthony Gullo - a brief interview:

 

What is your 9 - 5?

I am on staff here at 12 Springs to assist Ryan in pastoral responsibilities and to equip the body of Christ to do the work of the ministry. I am also the Media Director as well as the bass player in the 12 Springs Band. I also operate Tree of Life Home Management. I assist families through meal planning & meal preparation, along with athletic training and coaching. 

What kind of education and experience do you have?

  • School of Ministry in Cicero N.Y. 

  • God has been gracious to me over the years to be able to serve Him by serving others as a Senior Pastor - Friendship Assembly Omar, N.Y., Associate Pastor - 1st Baptist Church Clayton, N.Y., Pastor of Student Ministries - Watertown N.Y., Pastor of Children Ministries in Bradenton Fl.

  • I was Director of SoZo Teen Center for several years and I had the time of my life serving as the General Manager of WWJS Radio in Watertown as well.

  • I am a girls softball and basketball coach.

 

What makes you tick?

  • Knowing I am loved and known by the creator of all. Knowing that I don't have "to do" anything to be his beloved and that there is nothing, absolutely nothing that I can achieve or receive that will make him love me more than how much he loves me right now.

  • Serving my wife and making her laugh.

  • Hanging out with my grandson and extending unconditional love to my children.

  • Music.

  • Cooking for family & friends

  • Getting into a quiet moment with a book or with the sunset in front of me with my wife beside.

 

What’s on your playlist?

  • Durand Jones & The Indications

  • Ben Harper

  • Steely Dan

  • Chris Lizotte

  • Chet Baker

 

What's on your Hulu/Netflix cache?

  • Huwho? A good documentary

  • A funny stand-up special

  • Better Call Saul