Amador Freewill Baptist Church

Meet the Team

For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another. Romans 12: 4-5


David & Cheryl Brunkhorst


David and Cheryl met in 1998, in Watsonville, California durring a Free Will Baptist family camp. Both David and Cheryl have grown up in FWB churches their entire lives. They married in 2001 and have been blessed with five children. Uriah is 12, Heileya is 10, Micaiya is 6, Julianya is 5, and Ezrah is almost 2 years old. David works full time and Pastors the church. Cheryl is a stay at home mom and homeschools four of their children. They keep busy with baseball, karate, ballet and swim lessons. Their family enjoys spending time together, being involved in church activities and taking vacations or day trips. 


 “Our vision for the church is to grow strong families in Christ. To gain Godly wisdom and knowledge to use in service to the body, and the world around us.” – Pastor David

Bob & Venus

Bob Mendence


Bob has been happily married since 1979 to Venus Ann. Their children are Carol Ann, Andrew, and Cheryl. They have nine beautiful grandchildren, thus far. They have resided in Amador Co. since January of 2001. Bob has been a part of the Worship team since 2009. He enjoys singing and playing guitar.



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Lara and her husband have been married since 1997 and have two grown children.  They have lived in Amador county for 17 years.  They have been active at AFWB since 2014.




Bob and his wife have been active at AFWB since 2001. 




Kirk and his wife have served in numerous community and Church projects around the state. He supports world missions. He has participated in 2 mission trips to the Philippines.




Scott is convicted to follow Gods plan, even if it is outside his comfort zone. It is his passion to serve others.  Scott has been married to Maryl for over 20 years. He is the father of three grown children. 

Contact Us

Amador Free Will Baptist

14300 Pioneer Volcano Road, Pioneer, CA 95666

Service Times

Sunday Worship: 10am Wednesday Study: Fellowship @6:30pm Study 7pm-8pm