"And my message and my preaching were very plain. Rather than using clever and persuasive speeches, I relied only on the power of the Holy Spirit." 1 Corinthians 2:4

Our Primary Teacher

Pastor Joe Lavagnino helped plant LVCC and has served as it's Lead Pastor since 1997. He holds a Master of Divinity (90 units) from Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary (Fresno Pacific) and has 30+ years of pastoral experience. He was raised in Clovis and has been married to his wife, Pam, since 1985. They have two adult children, a wonderful son-in-law and daughter-in-law, and five amazing grandsons. Pastor Joe speaks 90% of the time while our Teaching Team speaks every 6 weeks or so.

Pastor Joe and family


Our Teaching Team

Our teachers have received training, have demonstrated gifts in teaching, speaking and have been proven capable of handling sound doctrine and scriptural principles.

Paul Herrick


Tim Bond