Our Staff

Pastor, Jeff Harrington

Pastor Jeff Harrington and his wife Kelly have been married since 1979 and have two adult children, Jake and Zach. Jeff recently retired from the Kern County Probation Department where he worked for twenty-nine years before becoming a full-time pastor. Jeff combines real life experience with biblical truth, humor and practical life application to create a message that is relevant and easy to understand and which is devoid of rules-based, guilt-driven religion. His desire is for Dove Creek Bible Church  to showcase the freedom of a grace-based relationship with Christ.

Youth Pastor, Ryan D’Amato

Pastor Ryan D’Amato and his wife Chrissy have been married since 2004. They have two daughters, Alison and Aubrie. Ryan has been serving as a youth pastor since 2000. He has a passion for making the complex simple as he speaks God’s Word to students in ways they can understand and apply to their everyday lives. Ryan is also a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor and a Chaplain for Hoffman Hospice.Ryan’s desire for the Dove Creek’s Middle School and Sr. High ministries is to provide an environment where students can connect with friends, grow in their relationship with Christ, enjoy powerful worship and experience the ultimate change in their lives.