But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
Acts 1:8 [NIV]
On Staff At GEFC
"And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men."
Pastor Ron Cratty was born in Bangor, Maine. He graduated from the University of North Dakota (where he came to know Christ as Savior as a Sophomore) and International School of Theology. Ron spent 13 years on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ. Before coming to GEFC, he pastored a number of churches in Southern California, both in established and church planting situations.
Ron's wife Arnette is a special education teacher and they have five grown children. Ron's hobbies include reading -- including a growing involvement with God's Word, movies, basketball, and following his beloved Iowa Hawkeyes and the World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies.
"I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness."
Tom Radonovich was born in Fresno, CA. He moved to Hawaii as a child and lived there through high school. He returned to California after high school, where he attended Columbia Community college and thenentered Cal State Fresno, majoring in Chemistry.
Tom moved to Groveland in 1992, and in 1993 started attending Groveland Evangelical Free Church, where he became involved with youth almost immediately. Tom was offered the position of Youth Director in 2005.
Tom is married and has three wonderful, lovable (triplet!) girls. He loves working with the youth and has a pastors heart to see our next generation become godly men and women of Christ.
"Therefore I glory in Christ Jesus in my service to God"
Pam Jenkins moved to the Groveland area when she was nine years old. Pam was in high school when the Evangelical Free Church opened its doors in Groveland. She accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior as a teenager through the GEFC youth ministry. She attended Trinity Western College in Langley, British Columbia and graduated from California State College, Stanislaus with a degree in Speech Pathology. Pam began her position in January of 1978 and has seen many changes in both the church and her ministry position.
Pam's hobbies include quilting, reading and writing. She feels blessed to be part of the ministry team at Groveland EFC and enjoys serving in a church that is like family.