In the presbyterian system, followed by the OPC, each congregation is governed by a session, consisting of elders (“presbyters”), including its minister(s). Each congregation chooses its own elders, who are accountable to local, regional, and national assemblies in a connectional relationship.

Pastor Josh Lyon


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Mic Hirtzel

Mic has attended Branch of Hope since 1999, and has been active in ministry for over 25 years. He graduated from Cal State Dominguez Hills with a degree in Sociology and a minor in Business Administration. He is married and has five children.

Mike Gregg

Mike has been in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church since 1996 and has been an elder in the OPC since 2008. He appreciates his church family and hopes to continue serving the church for many years to come.

Pastor Bill Warren