Meet the Leadership
Welcome to Bayside! Whether you’ve been to Bayside hundreds of times or you’re thinking about checking us out, we’re glad you’re here. We hope you’ll join us for an upcoming mid-week event or weekend service. If you join us for the weekend, you can expect to see some of the leadership represented below. We can’t wait to connect with you!
Ray Johnston is one of the Senior Pastors of Bayside Church in Granite Bay, Ca. A 30-year veteran of both youth and adult ministry, he’s the founding pastor of Bayside Church, which has grown to over 18,000 people. A veteran pastor and visionary leader, Ray believes that the church is called to outreach, spiritual growth and equipping our leaders. In addition to his tireless efforts at Bayside, Ray serves as president of Thrive Communications Inc. and has authored several books, all of which contain his trademark wit and dynamic style. Ray also speaks frequently at conferences, leadership training events and family camps.
Curt Harlow is one of the Senior Pastors of Bayside Church in the Sacramento area. Bayside is one of the fastest growing and innovative churches on the west coast with 15 weekly services, 5 campuses and 18,000 people in regular attendance. Before coming to Bayside he spent almost three decades working with teens and 20 somethings as a missionary to college students. Curt communicates in a hilarious style that will make you laugh hard and then think even harder. Most of all, he will challenge you to find grace inspired ways to apply truth in everyday life. He has been married to Kelly, his graphic designer wife and partner in ministry, for 28 years and they have three children.
Andrew is one of the Senior Pastors at Bayside Church. He is married to Isabelle and together they have four children. Originally from Northern Ireland, he has been in active ministry for over 20 years and travels extensively sharing the Christian message in a creative, humorous and challenging style. He is committed first and foremost to building local churches and raising up multigenerational leaders. As the father of four children, life is never dull, however he still finds the time to enjoy running, mountains and French food!
Lincoln Brewster, is an internationally-acclaimed worship leader, and is one of the Senior Pastors of Bayside Church in Granite Bay, Ca. A multi-talented guitarist, singer and songwriter, he speaks to the hearts of people who are hungry for non-traditional, passionate worship. Lincoln’s latest album, “Real Life” debuted at #1 on Nielsen SoundScan’s Praise & Worship Albums chart and at #3 on Billboard’s Christian Albums chart. While he has reached impressive heights of success, Lincoln’s passion for God far surpasses his musical talent – and he’s an awfully good musician. As modest as he is talented, Lincoln displays his passion to help people enter God’s presence by recording worship songs that minister to a new generation of believers.
Serving at Bayside Church the past 15 years, Jason left a successful corporate career to answer the call of full-time ministry. He planted and launched Bayside Blue Oaks in 2014 and is the Campus Pastor there today. Married 23 years with 5 children, Jason has a passion for healthy marriages, thriving kids, and a fun, vibrant church!
Actively leading and teaching in the church for over 30 years,
Scott joined Bayside Blue Oaks as one of the campus pastors
in 2018. Scott communicates God’s word through an interactive
and fun storytelling style. He is passionate about the local
church and believes that when it is working right, it can change
the world. Scott has been married to his wife Kellie for over 31
years. They have two beautiful daughters and two newly
acquired son-in-laws. Growing up in the bay area has made the
Sinner’s avid Raider fans, proof that God has a sense of humor.