Jeff Bohrer started attending Olive Branch in 1997 and accepted Christ a short time later. He met his wife in Olive Branch’s youth group in 1998. Jeff and his wife Karie have two children. He has served in different ministries throughout the years. Currently, he is serving in Men’s Ministry.
“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” Colossians 3:16-17
Ron Burleson grew up in Orange County and accepted Christ when he was 15 years old. After wrestling with the relationship for years he finally fully embraced the call as an adult, and has been faithfully serving Christ since. After moving to Corona, he started attending Olive Branch in November 2013 and became an elder June 2016.
“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16
Danny DeGrote started attending Olive Branch in June of 1997. He and his family were invited to a church picnic and that very day he recommitted himself to Christ. He has been serving in various ministries ever since! He became an Elder in February 2000 and serves with enthusiasm. He is involved with Outreach and the Prayer ministries, and loves to meet new people every Sunday!
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6
Bill Getty was born in Chicago but came to California with his parents at the age of 4. His parents divorced a few years later and each went on to be married 5 times. As a young man Bill made the decision to become homeless in order to escape an unhealthy home life, and the Lord would soon use the family of his future bride, Marla, to take him in and bring him to Christ. The couple now own and operate a small business specializing in vintage British motorcycle parts, and have been attending Olive Branch since 2009. Here Bill has served as Scout Leader, part of the Jail Ministry, and became an Elder January 2010.
“We know that in all things God works for good with those who love him, those whom he has called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28
Max Juan became a believer in the tenth grade and has been serving and trusting God ever since. After moving to Corona in 2002, Max started attending Olive Branch. He became an Elder in June 2016.
“I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.” Psalms 16:8
Bill Meister accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior on June 5, 1977. Born and raised in SoCal, he’s resided in The Circle City since 1965. He has been attending Olive Branch on a full-time basis since April of 2009, and became an Elder June 2014.
“I beseech you therefore brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. And do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.” Romans 12:1-2
Skip Motta gave his life to the Lord in 1992 along with his wife, Aprille, who went to be with the Lord that same year. In November of 1996, he remarried Lynda, a wonderful Christian woman that had a daughter named Adrianne. He and Lynda moved to Lake Mathews and have been attending and serving at Olive Branch since the early 2000s. He became an Elder in March 2008, and the couple currently serve together in our Safe Harbor Ministry.
“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.” John 14:1-4
Dr. Roger F. Yoho gave his life to Christ in 1968 as a sophomore in high school. He met his lovely wife, Lynda L. Park, at the University of California, Irvine as they both worked on their bachelor’s degrees. They have three grown children and six grandchildren. In 2006, Roger was ordained as a minister through the Church of the Nazarene. He and Lynda have attended Olive Branch since 2008, and in June 2014 he became an Elder.
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” 1 John 1:9