Pastoral and Lay Leaders

Pastoral leadership: At this time the church has no pastoral leadership. The church however has two dedicated supply preachers that work closely with the music staff to plan joyful and uplifting services each Sunday.

Rev. Yolanda Moreno

Rev. Moreno is a graduate of the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley. Before retiring here in Hemet, she served several churches in the Bay area for over 22 years.

Rev. Dr. Alyssa Schlenker

Rev. Dr. Alyssa A. Schlenker is grateful for the opportunity to be working in fellowship with the congregation and leadership of Pilgrim Congregational Church. Alyssa has worked, in a Pastoral role, for several churches throughout Southern California. For the past 37 years, she has devoted herself to sharing the unconditional love of God with the world. Over the years, Alyssa has been honored to work with churches, performing arts ministries, homeless outreach organizations and in prison ministry. Alyssa looks forward to her continued participation at PCC; sharing the manifold love of God with all who would hear.

Lay Leadership: Officers and Council members at large

Stacy Barnett, Moderator

Stacy is a competent and fierce leader who is accomplishing amazing things for our church.

Gustavo Gutierrez, Treasurer

Gustavo is not only a degreed accountant, but he is also a spiritual leader in the church, acting as worship liturgist on most Sundays.

Rev. Dr. Alyssa Schlenker, Secretary

Alyssa jumped into the leadership of the church immediately after being received into membership. With so much church experience, she brings a lot of wisdom to the meetings.

Myles Regan, Church Historian

Anything and everything you may want to know about the church, Myles has the answers. He is also our very proficient and talented video and soundboard technician.

Lovina Leon, Trustee

Lovina has been a faithful church leader for many years, serving on the Council in a variety of positions. She also manages the church’s Scrip program, and over the years has raised a lot of money for the church.

Mary Werner, Trustee

Mary has been a faithful church leader for many years. She has also, before COVID, made sure that there has been coffee and food ready and waiting at the end of every Sunday worship.