BART GARRETT

  BART

SENIOR DIRECTOR, TRAINING

Bart is the lead pastor at Christ Church East Bay. Bart co-founded Christ Church in 2006. He received his masters of divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary. 

Bart lives in Oakland with his wife, Katie and their three daughters, Caroline, Clair and Cameron

NICK PARSONS

  NETWORK CATALYST

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CHURCH PLANTING CATALYST

Nick is the recruitment director at the Orchard Group and a lay elder at Redemption Church in San Francisco. Previously, he was a church planter in Bangkok, Thailand and Nagoya, Japan. Nick received his master of arts in organizational leadership from Lincoln Christian University.

Nick lives in San Francisco with his wife, Rachel and their five children. 

Esther Chen Meyers

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Ministry Assistant, Communications & Hospitality

Esther is a photographer, social entrepreneur and baking aficionado. She has been a member and volunteer leader at church plants in Boston and in San Francisco. Esther received her master of arts in counseling psychology from Boston College. 

Esther lives in San Francisco with her husband, Nathan and her daughter, Elsie.