Elders

Rod Phillips

Rod Phillips is an elder and Gateway's Teaching Pastor since 2011.  His ministry at Gateway has centered on expository preaching and teaching of the Word of God.  All ministries flow out of his commitment to Scripture.  Rod currently serves Gateway through Biblical counseling, Missions, Cornerstone, in addition to leading a home group on Sunday evenings. 

Ed Bassard

Ed has been at Gateway since our church began in 2011.  He has been an elder since 2013.  He coordinates the sound ministry, leads a Home Group, and serves as the director of our Biblical Counseling department as well.  Ed teaches Bible at Redwood Christian High School and is pursuing a Master's Degree in Biblical Counseling at the Master's College in Santa Clarita.

Albert Castaneda

Albert has been at Gateway since our church began in 2011.  He has been an elder since 2013. He has developed and maintains oversight of Children's and Student Ministries, leads a Home Groupand participates on the Local and Global Missions Council.  Albert works at Redwood Christian Schools as an Administrator.

JD Bautista

JD Bautista has served as an elder of Gateway since 2016 and is currently our Associate Pastor.  His primary areas of oversight are Administration, Gateway's SYNC team, and Discipleship.  JD also shares teaching duties at our Cornerstone class on Sundays, participates in Global Mission initiatives, in addition to leading a home group.