Dr. Jeremy Estrema has had the privilege of being in the ministry for over 20 years. God has allowed him to serve in various capacities including associate pastor (in Iowa), missionary (in Peru & Argentina), and professor (in both Spanish- and English-speaking settings). He received his B.A. from the University of West Alabama and his M.Div. from Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary. He earned his Doctor of Ministry from Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary.
Jeremy has a heart for preaching and for people. He enjoys: expository preaching, reading, fishing, golfing, coaching baseball and tennis, watching New York sport teams, and spending time with God’s flock and his family. God has blessed Pastor Jeremy with a wonderful wife and four amazing children.
A full-time homeschool mom, Katie also serves as the church secretary. She does an amazing job working behind the scenes making everyone else's job easier. They are so thankful that God has brought them here to WCBC to minister in 2015. Their prayer is that God will use WCBC to make a great impact in the community.
Rick & Karen Clements moved to the Fountain Valley area in 2006 and began attending Widefield Community Bible Church. Rick was a Volunteer Chaplain with Transport for Christ, leading drivers and other travelers to Jesus Christ and leading them to grow in their faith. After a while, God called him away from that ministry. He has been growing in his relationship with Jesus Christ here at WCBC. God led Rick to become an elder at WCBC to serve our congregation. Rick and Karen have three daughters, nine grandchildren and one great grandson. They both like traveling, golfing and being with family. Rick likes to teach, fish, cook, and garden, and Karen enjoys sewing and doing crafts.
Chalmer was born in St. Louis, Missouri a long time ago and born again about 71 years ago as he was preparing to enter college. This event was used by God to direct his life and career and his commitment to serve Christ for life. After college, Chalmer worked for the government and a few years in the Army. He met his wife during my military service and after discharge moved to Colorado Springs where their relationship with the Bible Church ministry began. In 1980, they connected with WCBC. During his time here, he served in just about every part of the ministry including his present time as an elder. His marriage resulted in five children, two girls and three boys, and they in turn gave him twelve grand children.
Jesse recently retired from the Colorado Army National Guard with 35 years of service. He started his service in the Field Artillery, known as the King of Battle and finished as a Chaplain, serving the King of Kings. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University in Business Administration and a Master of Divinity from Denver Seminary. He received ordination through the Conservative Baptist Association. Jesse enjoys teaching children, sharing his faith, mentoring and reading.
Even with the Army life behind him, he strives to work out to keep his temple in good working order. Mary has spent most of her life passionately homeschooling their two children, David and Joy! In addition to maintaining the household and practicing hospitality, Mary dedicates her time to prayer and the study of Bible Prophecy. She’s known for saying, “Jesus is coming back soon!” David is serving in a pastoral internship at Bethel Baptist Church of Scottsbluff, NE and Joy is living her dream working as a Wrangler and Cook at Deer Valley Ranch near Buena Vista, CO.
Stephen grew up in Southern California and moved around the country after joining the Army, attending various congregations and developing a passion for the Biblical concept of the local church. The Lord led the Stout family to WCBC while Stephen was stationed at Fort Carson. God called him into lay ministry after leaving Active Duty. Stephen currently works in Colorado Springs as an electrical engineer and serves part-time as an Army reservist. He enjoys working in ministry alongside his wife, Jessica, who serves to coordinate the Children’s Ministry. His free time is spent reading, following Southern California sports teams, and playing with their two young daughters.
Rob Gibson has worked with youth in various capacities (Youth Group, Camp Ministry, Sunday School, Football Coach) over the last twenty years. Rob, along with his wife Barbara, was asked to take over the Youth Program here in January 2020. He enjoys being around and working with the youth, football, reading, writing, golfing, finger painting (No, Really!) and watching New York Giants and Boise State football games. Rob has been richly blessed with an amazing wife and two wonderful kids. He is excited to be leading the youth here at WCBC. His prayer is that the youth of our church would grow and be strengthened in their walk with the LORD and that they would have an amazing impact on their world.
Cameron is originally from Marlette, MI which is a quiet farm town of about 1800 people in the “thumb” of Michigan. Cameron’s wonderful wife Adrienne grew up in Lafayette, IN which is where they met. Cameron served in the Air Force for a little over six years and he and Adrienne moved around the southwest from New Mexico, Arizona and finally here in Colorado Springs. God intervened and chose a new path for the family outside of the Air Force. Cameron now works as a civilian space systems engineer for a company in town. Cameron and Adrienne have three small children, Henry, Eleanora, and Adeline who are eagerly assisting their parents in the sanctification process. Cameron is an aviation nut and has been flying since the age of 14. Cameron and Adrienne have a heart for service in the church with a focus on behind-the-scenes work using their God given gifts to help where they can. Cameron and Adrienne are excited to serve at Widefield and see where God leads the church in the coming years.
Matthew DeCleene is originally from Marinette, Wisconsin, a beautiful small town near Lake Michigan. Matthew and his lovely wife, Whitney and their beloved dog Ellie and kitty Apollo relocated to the Colorado Springs area in 2018. Matthew is a Fire Protection Engineer and has an analytical mindset when solving problems. Matthew and Whitney’s nickname is MWD Taskforce since they are willing to jump in and serve in many areas of the church. Matthew and Whitney enjoy going on adventures, traveling, eating Korean BBQ, four-wheeling, and spending time with family and friends. They enjoy walks with Ellie and admiring God’s creation of sunsets. Matthew is an avid Packer fan and was actively involved in being a head basketball coach where he mentored young men. Matthew gained a lot of leadership experience as a coach and continues to share knowledge to develop young men both on and off the court. Matthew has a servant heart and gentle spirit and loves mentoring. He loves the Lord and is excited to serve at WCBC along with his wife who is on the welcoming team.