A p-k (preacher’s kid), Mark is the eighth of nine children born to Reuben and Henrietta Meeks, prolific planters of nearly 30 churches throughout the Central Valley of California. After four decades of teaching, discipling, and ministering, including to the hospitalized and imprisoned, Mark responded to God’s call to pastoral ministry. In addition to degrees in civil engineering and public administration, Mark received his Masters in Theology from Fuller Seminary.
A native of Sacramento, Gail is the youngest of three daughters born to Joseph and Ida Rogers. After graduating Kennedy High School, Gail went on to graduate from CSU Sacramento and St. Mary’s College, where she received her graduate degree in Leadership. A gifted teacher and inspiring speaker, Gail is passionate about helping meet the needs of single mothers and their families in our community. Mark and Gail are the proud parents of four children and seven grandchildren.