Our History

Our History

Since 1987 Devon Community Church (formerly known as Devon Pentecostal Church) has served people in Devon and its surroundings, sharing the love and message of Jesus Christ through a variety of ministry programs for all ages. Through the years many individuals and families have found hope, encouragement and a place to belong here.

Here is a brief history of this church:

  • First gathering held August 16, 1987 at Pioneer Club 73
  • Met at the old Robina Baker School for threee and a half years
  • Met at the shopping mall for another three and a half years
  • Moved to Riverview School in the fall of 1994
  • Bought current building in June 1995 and have met here since October 1996

Church Pastors:

  • Simon and Ruth Clarence (founding Senior Pastor): 1987 - 2010
  • Kurt and Lou Herms (Associate Pastor, Interim Senior Pastor): 2007 - 2014
  • Gil (Gilberto) and Kerstin Dimas: 2011 - Present
  • Others that have served on the pastoral staff: Andrew Gall, Kathleen Andrews, Connie Joy, Collin Duncan, Kelsey Eichelt, Kayla Eichelt, and Donna Boone; we've also had numerous summer interns over the years