Care & Counsel Pastor & Department Leader
As Pastor of Care and Counseling Dennis oversees nine Care ministries including a Lay Counseling staff. In addition, he oversees the Men’s Ministry and teaches Men’s Bible Studies weekly. Dennis is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 38 years of clinical experience.
Prior to joining Shoreline, Dennis was in private practice at Community Christian Counseling of Pleasanton for over 13 years. He served in clinical practice and management in the field of Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug recovery in three California counties and two states for ten years. He has taught and trained staff and audiences in a wide variety of churches and recovery programs throughout central and northern California since 1981.
Dennis and his wife Heather conduct marriage retreats annually for missionary leaders in Honduras through Missionary Marriage Intensive.
Dennis is a non-voting member of Shoreline Church Leadership Team