Our Leadership

Pastor Jesse Stovall
Jesse Stovall is the founding pastor of Modesto Christian Center, as well as, a retired medical doctor, and a community leader dedicated to establishing a strong biblical foundation based on the written Word of God. Pastor Stovall has lived in Modesto for over 43 years. After serving as an elder in the Church of God in Christ, Jesse received the call to pastor. Modesto Christian Center was conceived in 1979. He has been married to his wife, Ethel, for 51 years. They have three children, Glen (married to Linda), Darrell (married to Theresa),  Tina (married to Ronald), and seven grandchildren.

Assistant Pastor Darrell Stovall


Darrell has served on the pastoral staff for 10 years. He received a degree from California State University, Stanislaus and works as a computer technician for the Modesto Unified School District. Darrell's wife, Dr. Theresa Stovall, is a professor at Modesto Junior College. They have three children; Darrell Jr., Titiana, and Darius.


Minister of Music Glen Stovall

Glen oversees Modesto Christian Center's worship and music ministries. In addition to his service to the church, Glen works as a program technician at Modesto Junior College. He and his wife, Linda, have been married for 25 years and have two children; Ashley and Jesse.




Pastoral Staff

Eddie Armstrong - Associate Elder
Arthur Williams - Associate Elder

Milton Jordan - Deacon Board Chairman