Dr. Leonard W. DeWitt - Senior Pastor
He was born in the Province of Alberta, in Western Canada. Attended Mt. View Bible College, now known as Rocky Mt. College, Bachelor of Sacred Literature. In the 1960’s he pastored churches in Yakima and Wapato Washington. In 1971 he pastored Ventura Missionary Church, where he served for ten years. Then elected president of the Missionary Church denomination, in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He served in that capacity for six years. Pastor DeWitt rejoined the Ventura Missionary church in 1987 and served for 15 more years as senior pastor. After a brief retirement, he was called to develop the Senior Adult Ministry at Ventura Baptist Church. In 2017 he established the Ventura Jubilee Fellowship church, affiliated with Missionary Church, Inc.
He is married to Joyce and they have two children, Pamela and Sheldon and 4 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Mike Sherrow - Music Minister
He was born in Winchester, Indiana. Graduated from Fort Wayne Bible College with a Bachelor of Music Education degree in May of 1972. Taught music for 3 years in the Fort Wayne public schools there and in Lynn, Indiana. Served in full-time Church Ministry at Lakeview Church in Zion, Illinois for 13 years. In July of 1989, he was called to serve at the Ventura Missionary Church in Ventura, where he remained for 25 years. After a brief retirement, he was offered a position with the newly formed Ventura Jubilee Fellowship, where he remains at present.
He is married to Sue, and they have 3 adult children, Sally, Luke and Jordan, and 2 grandchildren.