Who We Are
Mark Wilson, D.Min.
A pastor provides spiritual leadership and pastoral care for the church. Our senior pastor is Mark Wilson. Mark was born and raised in Tulare, California. He earned a bachelors degree from California Baptist University, a Master of Divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Valerie works alongside her husband Mark in the ministry of Sierra Baptist Church. They have four grown children and several grandchildren. Valerie enjoys leading women's ministries, and serving in children's and worship ministries.
Our associate pastor Rob Feely is from Visalia, California. He earned a bachelors degree from Biola University, and a Master of Divinity from Talbot School of Theology. Rob provides primary leadership for our student and worship ministries.
With a minor in Biblical Studies, bachelors degree, and Master of Education from Biola University, Candace provides primary leadership for our children's ministry.
Having studied Business and Finance from Phoenix School of Business, Janet has served as Financial Secretary for over 12 years. Janet loves organizing women's events, ministries for the homeless and those in need, and registration for Vacation Bible School.
Matthew is working on his Masters of Divinity through Summit Bible College. He has a heart for local missions, mental health, recovery, and discipleship.
Courtney has been involved in children’s ministry for over 10 years and also loves partnering with her husband in the ministries he oversees.
The Purpose of
Sierra Baptist Church of Visalia is to
Through Obedience to the
While Faithfully Practicing
Our FIVE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of
FELLOWSHIP, MINISTRY, and WORSHIP
With the FOUR ANTICIPATED OUTCOMES of NUMERICAL GROWTH, SPIRITUAL GROWTH, MINISTRIES EXPANSION,
and MISSIONS ADVANCEMENT.
Sierra Baptist Church is in full mission and ministry cooperation with the Southern Baptist Convention, the California Southern Baptist Convention, and locally with the Sequoia Baptist Association.