The Stewards are responsible for the administration and management of the church financial obligations, including benevolence in seeking and providing for the needy and the distressed. 
Contact the Stewards Ministry at

The Stewardesses are responsible for serving the table of the Lord’s Supper and for assisting in the work of the church as requested by the Pastor.

The Trustees are responsible for the fiduciary affairs of the church, including preserving and managing the church’s property assets.
Contact the Trustees Ministry at

The Ushers are responsible for welcoming members and visitors to the house of worship and attending to their comfort throughout the service.

The Board of Christian Education is responsible organizing and conducting the educational ministry and activities of the church including Sunday School, Christian Youth Fellowship, Young Adult Council, Vacation Bible School, new member training classes, and continuing education classes for church officers. Email this ministry at

The Women’s Missionary Society is responsible for encouraging cooperation, fellowship and mutual counsel concerning the spiritual life and religious activities of the Christian Church. The WMS also supervises the missionary work of children, young adults and auxiliaries. Email this ministry at

The Lay Ministry is responsible for promoting Christian stewardship through a commitment of time, talents and resources, and for introducing positive role models for males through enrichment programs such as scouting and networking with mentoring organizations such as Big Brothers, etc.

About Us

Bishop Paul A.G. Stewart, Sr., 
Presiding Prelate, ​Ninth Episcopal District
Rev. TJ Davis, Jr., Presiding Elder,
Oakland District

Dr. David C. Isom, Senior Pastor

Rev. Edward Marks, Associate Minister
Rev. Dr. Joseph Allen, Associate Minister
​Rev. Wanda Shannon, Associate Minister
Rev. Dr. Antonia Jones, Associate Minister

Walt Boggan, Chairperson

Jimmy Colden, Raynard Green,

Marshell McGeHee

William Young, Chairperson,

Rose Mary Lewis, Recording Secretary,

Edward Adams, Oceanna Banks, Myrtle Boggan,  Michelle Evans, Pamela McGehee, 
Tommie Martin, 
Johnnie Woodard

Verna Green, Chairperson,

Pamela Haile, Carolyn Hicks, Ladell Manion,
​Opal McCoy, Clarice Roberts, 
Dena Silmon, Kaye Young​

Clergy & Officers

 St. Stephen Christian Methodist Episcopal Church   Fairfield, California 


Walter Boggan, Chairman, Trustee Board
Pamela McGehee., Chairman, Steward Board 
Oceanna Banks, Treasurer
Rose Mary Lewis, Recording Steward
Verna Green, Chairperson, Stewardess Board 
Annette Williams, Chairperson, Lay Department
Paulette Howard, Director of Music/Chorister
Jackie & Jimmy Colden, Co-Presidents, Mass Choir
James Hicks, President, Male Chorus
Larry Lawrence, AV Ministry
Gladys Moore, Coordinator, Class Leaders

Cheryl Johnson, Superintendent of Sunday School
Ashley Holland, Director, Board of Christian Education 
Karene Thomas, Leaders, Christian Youth Fellowship
Carolyn Hicks, President, Missionary Society
Sandria Frost, President, Usher Board
Vivian Martin, Coordinator, Feed My Sheep
Ashley Holland, Coordinator, Fundraising
Ed Adams, Cub Scouts
Rose Mary Lewis, Chairperson, Adult Council
Greeters Ministry, Yvonne Robbins 


Directory of Officers & Ministry Leaders

Class Leaders are assigned to each member of the church and are responsible for keeping in touch with members to find out if there are any questions, concerns or unmet needs. Class leaders are available to provide advice, comfort and guidance as occasion may require.

The St. Stephen music ministry consists of several choirs including the Mass Choir, Youth Choir, Children's Choir and Male Chorus. Musicians: Paulette Howard, Director of Music. Contact the Music Ministry at

Under the Department of Lay Ministry in conjunction with the Pastor, the Ministry to Men seeks ways to enhance the ministry of the church to men with special programs, training sessions, retreats, workshops and Bible study.

The Feed My Sheep outreach ministry distributes food to the needy every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with preparations for the food distribution. If you or someone you know needs food, call the Church Office at (707) 425-6246 on the Monday before the distribution date. You may also donate $5 or more to the Adopt A Sheep campaign. Please designate on your offering envelope "Feed My Sheep" and the amount of your donation. Contact Vivian Martin, Feed My Sheep Ministry at

The Multi-Media Ministry is responsible for recording the activities of the church. CD/DVD copies of Sunday services and other events are available for donations of $7.00 (CD) or $10.00 (DVD).  Please allow one week to receive your CD or DVD.

This ministry is served by Larry Lawrence, Freddie Hollis, and Angela Jones. Applications are being accepted from anyone interested in serving in this ministry. For information, please contact Larry Lawrence at (707) 448-5852 or (707) 365-2387 or via email to

Email the church webmaster Angela Jones at