Rev. Angelo Contreras
Pastor Angelo is a native Northern Californian. After being raised in a faithful Christian home, he studied Philosophy at CSU Stanislaus where he earned his B.A. While working as a high school teacher he sensed the Lord’s calling to pastoral ministry and enrolled at Westminster Seminary California. He graduated from WSC in 2011 and received a call to be the Pastor of Congregational Life at Zion URC in Ripon California in 2012. He served at Zion for 9 years. In 2021 Pastor Angelo accepted the call to be the Pastor of Congregational Life at Escondido URC. He loves ministering to God’s people through applying the Word of God to the life of the people by way of visits and building relationships. He has been happily married to his wife, since 2006 and they have been blessed with four wonderful daughters. In his free time, Pastor Angelo enjoys spending time with his family doing all things outdoors or simply catching a ball game together.