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Our Current Staff

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Jason Locke - Preaching Minister

Jason Locke has been the preaching minister for the College Church since 2009. He and his wife Julie have two grown sons who were both born while they were doing mission work in Prague. Jason has a degree in mechanical engineering, along with 3 graduate degrees in ministry, missions, and theology from Abilene Christian University. He sees himself as a seeker who tries to learn every day what it means to follow Jesus. He leads by inviting others along for the journey. Jason loves to cook and travel and follows lots of sports, and he enjoys talking with others about any of those things. Julie is an early-childhood, special-education teacher at Century Elementary in the Clovis Unified School District. She loves to garden and create mosaics, and also teaches classes in education at Fresno Pacific University. Their son Jacob is married to Brenna; they live in Fresno and are part of the College Church. Their son Jericho lives in Washington, DC. Contact Jason via email:  jlockeca at You can read his occasional musings on his personal blog site.

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Sandra Henderson - Worship Minister

Sandra has served in various capacities at the College Church since the early 1990s. She has worked to plan and lead worship here for about 20 years. Sandra and her husband Lex are native Fresnans. They have two grown children, Ashley and Avery, and many deep roots here in the church and the community. Contact Sandra via email: sandrahenderson at

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Chalé Wesson - Family Minister

Chalé Wesson was hired as our youth minister in January 1, 2019. Her role has since been expanded to family ministry, and she oversees ministry and outreach to teens, K-6, pre-k, and emerging adults. She is a gradutate of Fresno Pacific University and is currently working on a master’s degree from Fuller Seminary. Chalé has worked in the mental health field and continues to volunteer with 4141 Ministries for the Build-A-Child program in one of Fresno’s underserved communities. She was also named “Fresno’s Woman of the Year in 2018 for District 7.” She lives with her husband and three children. You can contact Chalé by email, chalewesson at

Our Team of Elders

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Dale Drury

Dale Drury has served as an elder since 2008. You can often find Dale teaching a Sunday morning adult class or singing on the praise team. He is a native of Washington and a graduate of Columbia Christian College. Dale retired from Grundfos Pumps at the end of 2022, where he served as Senior OEM Sales Engineer for the western US. He and his wife Bev have been married for more than 40 years. Bev is now retired but spent her teaching career in Christian education. She was a long-time teacher and former principal at Mountain View Christian School until the school’s closure in 2013. They have two grown children and three grandchildren.

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Sean Gresham

Sean Gresham is a native Fresnan and graduate of Clovis West High School. He has degrees from Fresno State University and Fresno Pacific University. Sean works as an information specialist for Fleetwash Inc. He and his wife Ellen have three grown children and one grandchild. You can often find Sean at church helping out with tech stuff, overseeing some landscaping project, or visiting near the coffee bar in the foyer. In addition to his mad computing skills, Sean also loves playing guitar. He plays acoustic for our church’s occasional instrumental worship.

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Fausto Hinojosa

Fausto Hinojosa has lived almost his entire life here in the Central Valley. He graduated from Tranquility High School and went on to study accounting at Fresno State University. Fausto specializes in forensic accounting for government and non-profit accounts, and he in now managing partner at Price, Paige and Company. Fausto has served on numerous non-profit boards, and he also leads our church’s finance ministry. Fausto and his wife Maria have three grown children. You’ll often find Fausto teaching an adult class, while Maria loves to work with our preschoolers.

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Terry Hutchison

Terry Hutchison is our longest-serving elder. He grew up in Central California before studying and working in various parts of the United States. He is a semi-retired pediatric neurologist at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno and the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program. Terry also has a PhD in Molecular Biology. His wife Ruth has a Masters in Early Childhood Education and has been involved in non-profits for years. She spends her time in various charity and church works. She has been chairperson the board of Easter Seals, and has directed the Ronald McDonald house and other good works. Terry & Ruth have three children and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Don Pierce

Don Pierce is a preacher’s kid who was born in Abilene, Texas but spent most of his growing-up years in Kansas. He graduated from McPherson High School. As a student at Harding College (now University) in Arkansas, he met his wife Ann, who led him to her native Fresno after they graduated and married. Don had a long, decorated career with the County of Fresno. For many years, he was the Director for the Department of Employment and Temporary Assistance (now the Department of Social Services). He has also directed the county’s Human Services System and taught in the School of Social Work at California State University, Fresno. His wife Ann died in 2012. They have one grown daughter and one grandson. Don loves keeping tabs on people along with sending loads of encouraging messages, phone calls and cards.