Meet our staff & elders


  • Cliff Woolls

    PasTor

    Cliff and his wife Christina have been part of Bridges 1984.  They have two adult children, Beth and Michael.  Christina teaches Math at Martin Luther King High School.  Cliff preaches, teaches, leads the staff team, coordinates pastoral care, provides vision and guidance for church ministries.

  • Brian Drummond

    Associate pastor


    Brian has a strong passionate commitment toward teaching and pouring into the next generation of students and kingdom minded world changers. Biblical teaching and expository preaching is a part of what he does to bring a greater understanding of God’s Word to people so they can be transformed and apply His Word to their lives. He recently graduated California Baptist University majoring in Christian Studies “Pastoral Leadership” as well as Business Administration “Management”. He is newly married to his wife Francesca and is also pursuing a Master of Divinity at Gateway Seminary located in Ontario, CA. Brian loves to spend time with his family, disciple people, preach God’s Word, hike, play chess, lift weights, and play guitar. Serving God is his greatest passion! Brian oversees and manages the day to day administration of the church.


  • Deana Ries

    Office Manager

    Deana has had the joy of being part of Bridges since 1992.  She has been honored to partner with this body as they walk out their faith together. Bridges has been a foundational part of their family's lives. She and her husband Steve have four adult children (Cassie, Cayla/married to Derrick, Colin and Corinne). Deana oversees and manages all the office functions and administrative tasks.

our elders

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  • jim mcguire

    Jim is married to Jane, and they have a daughter. Jim is a Fifth Grade teacher in the public school system and Jane is an associate professor of school psychology and the PPS School Psychology Program Coordinator at California Baptist University. Jim has a fervency for teaching the Bible and how biblical truth integrates into the lives of Christians' in the world today.

  • cliff woolls

    Cliff is the Pastor of Bridges. He and his wife Christina have been part of Bridges Christian Fellowship for over 30 years. They have two adult children, Beth and Michael. Christina teaches Math at Martin Luther King High School. Cliff preaches, teaches, leads the staff team, coordinates pastoral care, provides vision and guidance for church ministries.

  • Gary Astfalk

    Gary is married to Patty and they have two married children, Corinne and Luke, their spouses and three wonderful grandchildren. Gary owns a business in Ontartio, CA. Their lives are full with family, farm animals and fruit trees. Gary is the financial officer for Bridges and enjoys leading folks into the biblical truths of stewardship, but finds the most pleasure serving others.




  • Sean Cadd

    Sean is married to Dina and they have raised two sons. They have attended Bridges since 1989. Sean is retired law enforcement and Dina teaches pre-kindergarten. Sean is passionate about biblical truth, theology, and doctrine as the foundation for engaging an increasingly confused church and contentious world.