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Rick Melenciano – Pastor

Rick Melenciano


Rick’s personal mission is to assist as many as he can in developing an intimate, personal, and “way of life” relationship with God. His spiritual gifts are in administration, counseling, and teaching. He currently serves as the Administrative Pastor leading and managing HR, financial, and organizational elements of Branch Church.

Rick served in the Marine Corps from 2005 to 2009. He then went on to complete a Bachelor’ of Science degree from Azusa Pacific University in organizational leadership, followed by a Master of Arts in theological studies from Bethel Seminary. During his educational years he worked in the banking, education, and government industries.

He currently resides in San Diego with his wife Courtney, and their two children Kendrick and Vincent.

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