ELDERS/PASTORS

The leadership of Laurel Bible Chapel consists of a plurality of elders.  There is no "head" elder, rather the elders work together to shepherd the flock at Laurel.  A framework of this type of leadership can be found in Alex Strach's book, Biblical Eldership.

CHUCK RAINEY Chuck is the father of four grown children and ten grandchildren.  Brought to California on a football scholarship to UCLA in 1964, Chuck met Mary Treadway at Verdugo Pines while counseling.  The two fell in love and wed, then moved to San Diego.  He has served as an elder at Laurel since 1977.  Chuck has a degree in psychology and has provided counseling for many individuals and couples.

CHUCK RAINEY

Chuck is the father of four grown children and ten grandchildren.  Brought to California on a football scholarship to UCLA in 1964, Chuck met Mary Treadway at Verdugo Pines while counseling.  The two fell in love and wed, then moved to San Diego.  He has served as an elder at Laurel since 1977.  Chuck has a degree in psychology and has provided counseling for many individuals and couples.

WIN MATTIX A Navy transplant to San Diego nearly 30 years ago, Dwight "Win" Mattix  and his wife Laura are parents of 3 daughters and 1 son (who is currently serving in the military). Win and Laura desire to live a life  together marked by a commitment to cheerful hospitality, welcoming  strangers, an open hand and of helping younger men and women mature  Titus 2 style. A graduate of Chapman University, Win has worked as a  Quality Engineer and Printed Wiring Board technologist since leaving the  Navy and geeks out on things technical and historical.

WIN MATTIX

A Navy transplant to San Diego nearly 30 years ago, Dwight "Win" Mattix  and his wife Laura are parents of 3 daughters and 1 son (who is currently serving in the military). Win and Laura desire to live a life  together marked by a commitment to cheerful hospitality, welcoming  strangers, an open hand and of helping younger men and women mature  Titus 2 style. A graduate of Chapman University, Win has worked as a  Quality Engineer and Printed Wiring Board technologist since leaving the  Navy and geeks out on things technical and historical.

BRIAN RAINEY Brian is a middle school history teacher in Southeast San Diego.  He is married to Naomi and has four children ranging from 14 to 3 years old.  He manages the summer camp for high school students at Verdugo Pines Bible Camp each year as well as being involved in the leadership of Shiloh, the college/career camp at Verdugo.  He currently serves on the board at Verdugo Pines Bible Camp.  His passion is for the church to reach the unchurched and then find their place in the family of faith.

BRIAN RAINEY

Brian is a middle school history teacher in Southeast San Diego.  He is married to Naomi and has four children ranging from 14 to 3 years old.  He manages the summer camp for high school students at Verdugo Pines Bible Camp each year as well as being involved in the leadership of Shiloh, the college/career camp at Verdugo.  He currently serves on the board at Verdugo Pines Bible Camp.  His passion is for the church to reach the unchurched and then find their place in the family of faith.


Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, serving asoverseers—not because you must, but because you are willing, as Godwants you to be; not greedy for money, but eager to serve; not lording it over thoseentrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.
— 1 Peter 5:2-3 (NIV)