Meet Our Staff

Ray Pichette

Senior Pastor

Dr. Raymond R. Pichette has spent 36 years in the gospel ministry.  Twenty-two of those years were spent in pastoral ministry.  He served in the Minnesota, Florida, Potomac, and Illinois Conferences, where he served the last six years as president.  On July 1, 2017, he will officially start serving as the senior pastor of the East Pasco Church, in Zephyrhills, Florida.


Ray received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in 2000.  His focus of study was on discipleship. Thus, he’s passionate about being a faithful disciple and making disciples for Jesus Christ.  He’s also enthusiastic about servant leadership and developing leaders.  Yvonne, his beautiful wife of 37 years, is a nurse and they have three adult children.  Their first grandchild will be arriving in October, 2017.


Ray and Yvonne love traveling together.


Associate Pastor

Bobbie Griffin

Administrative Director
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Bobbie Griffin has been involved in youth ministries for most of her adult life and loves serving in her church. She has participated  on both the local and conference levels with Pathfinders and Youth; and, as Residence Hall Dean of Girls at Bass Memorial Academy and Residence Hall Dean for Men and Women at Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences. She loves a challenge and doesn’t believe the saying, “It can’t be done.” Other work background  involves Hospital Administrative Assistant, Court Clerking, Educational Administration and Real Estate, to name a few. For the last eight years, Bobbie has served as part-time Administrative Director for the East Pasco Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Bobbie and her husband, Ken, have two grown children; Jamie Griffin Herr (Wesley Chapel, FL) and Jason Griffin (Mobile, AL). Their life is kept active by eight lively grandchildren.


Patrick Morrison

Head Elder

Charlotte Reimer

Head Deaconess

Norm Claypool

Head Deacon

Charles Brainard


Margie Claypool

Food Store Manager