Bob Bates - Pastor   



               Bob & Brenda Bates                                    


How Long at Church of the Brethren?

Since January 2018

About Me

Born in Los Angeles, CA...Married to Brenda...One son, Clark, and his wife,Laci...I love spending time with our family, especially our 3 grandchildren, watching all sports, deer hunting, going to movies, and watching TV with my wife

What's Cool

Grandkids, authentic Christians, L.A. Dodgers and all Florida Gator sports, Smarties, a ribeye steak from Texas Roadhouse and spending time with God's favorite people (messy people)

What's Not

Legalism and judgmental hearts, tofu and sprouts, phones in movie theaters, all forms of chocolate

Favorite Scripture

"Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain. I Cor. 15:58 ESV 

Remember Me For

That I care for all people, especially the hurting and the outcasts