Our Ministry Team ...


David S. White

David has served as Youth and Discipleship Director of California/Nevada since 2014, and pastors the Porterville Church of God. He currently serves on the LEAD Texas board of directors, and is a contributing writer for the Church of God's International Y&D Department. A former sportswriter for the San Francisco Chronicle, he has been married to Maria since 1997 and has three children -- Elise, David and Ethan.


Maria White

Maria has served as the Girls' Ministries Coordinators of California/Nevada since 2014. She also partners with her husband David as pastors of the Porterville Church of God, where she is the Children's Pastor. She has served in Church of God youth and children's ministries at churches in Traver, Goshen, Heritage and Hercules since she was 17 years old. A graduate of California State University-Fresno, Maria has been an educator in the classroom since 1997, primarily as an elementary school teacher and reading specialist.

Kim Rothenfluh

Kim has served as the Secretary of the California/Nevada Youth and Discipleship Director since 2002, helping to coordinate summer camps, Winterfest and other state and regional events. She and her husband Randy are the proud parents of three grown children and eight wonderful grandkids.

State Youth Board

Pictured (l-r): Deena Querry, Co-Pastor, Living Waters-Fountain Valley; Julie and Jake Gonzales, Youth Pastors, Jubileee on the Ridge-Paradise; Sergio Acedo, Pastor, The Word-Stockton; Mark Taylor, Church Planter, Resonate Hope-Hanford.