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Sam Gutierrez

About Me: 

Sam was born and raised in Southern California.  At the age of 18, he left home and went to Dordt College in Iowa where he graduated with a degree in Graphic Design in the year of 2000.  After he graduated, he served in a church in Northern California for three years working with students in grade 6 through 12.  Feeling a call to campus ministry, Sam went back to Iowa, working at Dordt as a part time Resident Director and part time campus pastor.  After four enjoyable years, he started his Master’s of Divinity Degree at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan.  From 2010 – 2015, Sam worked as a Christian Reformed chaplain at UBC – Okanagan, BC.  Sam is currently serving part time as a pastor of spiritual formation at Granite Springs Church in Lincoln, CA and part time as a Regional Cataylst with Faith Formation Ministries serving Christian Reformed Churches in California.  Sam also loves cycling, drawing, coffee, poetry, and toast.

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  • Just a little correction!  Pentecost does not last 50 days... it is one day (the third great feast - along with Christmas and Easter) that kicks off the season called "Ordinary Time"  - Sam... view

  • thanks for your comment.  I appreciate it.  :)

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  • Thank you for responding to my article and sharing some of your story.

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