The Fellowship Council has nominated Pastor Phil Sparling to be become the executive director of the Charis Fellowship, beginning a three-year term after Access2019. This nomination is subject to approval by delegates at Access2018 during the annual business meeting of the Fellowship during lunch on Wednesday, July 26.
Phil is senior pastor at Grace Community Church, Auburn Calif. This church was launched by three families (one of which was Phil’s parents) and now welcome 700 people to worship each Sunday. Phil and Ruth have four young-adult children.