Leadership & Staff

Manny Parks

Senior Pastor

Pastor Manny married Brenda on June 16th 1984 shortly after serving two years in the Army as a Field Artillery Surveyor. He graduated with a B. S. in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology in May of 1988. Their first daughter, Megan was then born on July 20th that year. He maintained his involvement with the Army Reserve as a Light Infantry Squad Leader.

Manny was called to ministry while in college and started Denver Seminary that Fall. Their second daughter, Danielle was born on October 16th of 1991. Manny graduated with a Masters of Divinity in June of 1992 and was commissioned as a Reserve Army Chaplain shortly after that.


Pastor Manny served as the Director of LifeCare, a Christian Inpatient hospital program in Albuquerque for a year before taking two churches in Southwest Nebraska. The Parks family moved back to Arvada, Colorado when Manny was given the position of Director of Pastoral Care at his home church, Faith Bible Chapel, Arvada in November of 1994,

The Parks family then came to Page to take our church on July 27th of 1996 with their 17-day-old daughter Rebekah. The church numbered about 50 at the time. Attendance is now over 200.

Robert (Bob) Candelaria

Associate Pastor

Robert and Shirley Candelaria came to Faith Bible Chapel in 1976 after moving to Page in December of 1975.  Along with Wally Tsosie Bob was ordained as one of the frist two elders at FBC.  Bob came on staff full time in January of 2008 after 32 years with SRP at the Navajo Generating Station.

Personal:
Bob and Shirley were Married March 10, 1972.  They have raised four children and have six grandchildren.  Bob graduated from Fort Lewis College in 1975 with a BS in Chemistry.  Bob and Shirley gave their hearts to Christ in August of 1975.  While working at the Navajo Generating station both Bob and Shirley worked with children's and youth ministries, completed FBC Bible College, taught in the Bible College, and worked with Men's and Women's Ministries, and were part of the FBC music ministry.  Bob was licensed in July of 2009 and received his Master's Degree from Grand Canyon University in June of 2014 in Theology with an emphasis in Spiritual Leadership.

Al Nezy

Youth Pastor

Pastor Al came on staff on June 1, 2010 after working at Page High School for 10 years
He was also known on the high school football field for his work with the Freshman and JV teams.
Al and Rennie are both graduates of Rhema Bible College and have been ministering together while raising two children   Al is also musically gifted and has written many songs.  He won a national talent competition at the Praise in the Rockies conference in Estes Park Colorado.

Georgia Owens

Office Manager

Georgia was hired in 2009 as the office manager for FBC and has excelled in her roll.  She works with several otherpeople to insure that FBC's administration including financial organization is excellent in every way.  She has become a proponent of bringing new software and a level of accountability and tranparency to this vital ministry at FBC.She also has served in the women's minsitry to bring several bible study opportunities directed to and for women. She has done this by facilitating some Beth Moore studies and has been part of the organization to bring simulcasts to FBC.

Danelle Green

Receptionist

Mike Owens

Deacon

Mike was born in Henderson, NV and grew up between there and Page, AZ. He accepted Christ as his Savior in 2009 and was baptized in beautiful Lake Powell immediately following. He has been actively involved at FBC since 2009, having served as a children’s ministry teacher, a youth leader, media/soundboard director and deacon, vice chair.  He and his wife Georgia have been happily married since 2008 and together they have been actively serving at FBC as well as their own ministry Arizona Women of Faith Ministries where he is the production manager of events.  Mike believes there is nothing more important than sharing the Gospel of Christ with others.

Kip Bennett

Deacon

Kip and Melissa have served faithfully at FBC.  Both have been inegral parts of the children's and youth minsitries.  Also, have worked with the extremely successful VBS programs that we have put on at FBC.  Kip has a great apptitude for the dramatic which has been demonstrated at these VBS events.  Kip also takes up leadership roles in projects such as the recent construction of the storage facility on site. and Kip is part of our deacon board

Bruce Ybanez

Deacon

Aaron Tsosie

Deacon