After graduating from Bible College in 1986 and serving for two years in churches in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area Pastor John felt God leading him to Bastrop with the sole purpose of planting a church. Single and at 23 yrs. of age Pastor John held his first Sunday service in Bastrop in March of 88. Pastor John thought he would only be in the Bastrop area for a few years but God had different plans, it has been 33 years that he has been the pastor of Celebration Community Church. His heart’s desire is to see others have a genuine, personal, life changing encounter with Christ.
Jerry serves a staff Pastor and the Technical Director with a passion for loving people in our church and the community. He has over 40 years experience in Church leadership serving in various roles including Youth Pastor, children’s & family ministry, and biblical studies teacher. He has served at Celebration Community since 1999, retired from Verizon after 32 years in Information Technology, has four married children, enjoys camping, hiking, watching the Cowboys, and spending time with his grandkids.
Max Bricka is a tri-vocational Pastor, Realtor® and Certified Master Financial Coach Since his baptism in 1991, he has dedicated his life of Christian service to: assisting others to grow in Christ; healing and deliverance ministry; financial counseling; 8 years as a full-time Administrative & Executive Pastor; prison ministry and serving on the Board of Directors' for several local ministries. His mission trips include Mexico and 9 trips to Kenya, Africa. Outside of helping others, Max's passion is scuba diving.
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