Rev. Dan Katches, Lead Pastor
Dan was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a graduate of San Jose State University (B.S. Industrial Technology) and Chesapeake Theological Seminary (Masters of Theological Studies). Dan and his wife, Bonnie, moved to Paso Robles in 1995 to pursue pastoral training and education after serving for five years in the campus ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ at Chico State University.
They have six children and Dan enjoys a good book, strong coffee, and rooting for the SF Giants.
Dan has ministered for sixteen years as the lead pastor at CPC and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Elders are chiefly concerned with the spiritual oversight of the congregation including prayer, guidance, teaching and counseling.
Bill and his wife Diana live in Atascadero and have three children (Trevor studies Theology at Oxford University, Elise studies English and Music at Westmont College, and Anna is a senior in high school). Bill has a biology degree from Westmont and DDS from Loma Linda (where he met Diana, a dental hygienist). He loves to study and discuss creation, apologetics, and business or financial issues. Bill is a dental consultant and speaker. When he’s not consulting you might find him fishing or sailing with his family . He can be contacted at: email@example.com
Tony lives in Templeton with his wife Inga. They have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. Tony and Inga open their home to marriage study small groups, young adults and various church gatherings. He loves the gospel of grace and sharing it with others. He is founder of Odenwald Construction Company and has built many quality beautiful custom homes on the central coast. He and Inga enjoy traveling and good music. He can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Joe and his wife Debbie have lived in Paso Robles for nearly 20 years. They are raising 4 children (1 college graduate, 1 college student, and 2 Paso Robles High School students). Joe is a practicing optometrist with San Luis Obispo Eye Associates. He coached youth baseball for the past 12 years and now will enjoy playing "old man" softball with Paso Robles Park and Rec. He is humbled to serve God as an elder of Covenant Presbyterian Church. He can be contacted at: email@example.com
Administrative Assistant: Bonnie Katches
Bonnie produces our weekly worship folders, manages the office, and sends out our weekly email updates . Being married to pastor Dan for the past 29 years means she also does a myriad of other tasks in the life of CPC! Bonnie loves hiking, running, and long walks at the beach with her family. She can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Brandy is a fourth generation native to SLO County and graduated from Cal Poly with an English Degree. With a passion for expressing God’s lavish love to kids and their families, Brandy volunteers her time to support the church’s role in nurturing the next generation. She is grateful for her husband and two blossoming daughters. Brandy can also be found gardening in her yard, volunteering at Georgia Brown Elementary School, and looking for beauty in the every day. Contact Brandy at: email@example.com
Rev. Bill Hawk, Founding Pastor
Bill received his Masters of Divinity from Trinity Seminary. In 1978 he and his family moved to the North county as a church planter and helped start Covenant Church in Atascadero. In 1986 he founded Covenant Presbyterian in Paso Robles along with Great Beginnings preschool. In 1994 he began assisting with the Los Osos PCA church and then assisted with the planting of Trinity PCA in San Luis Obispo. Now he has returned to Covenant as founding pastor and is involved in small groups, counseling, visitation, leadership and a couple of children's sermons a month!
Bill and his wife Joyce live in Templeton and have four children and three grandchildren. You might find him fishing off the central coast or in Alaska when he's not at home. Bill can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org