Leadership Team 

Seth Clark, Coordinator,

Pastoral Team (US)

Seth Clark is an ordained Minister in the American Baptist Churches USA.  Seth coordinates the Pastoral Team on the U.S. side of the Border Church (learn more)to ensure a sacred and sacramental presence on the U.S. side each Sunday afternoon, and to facilitate relationships of Christian kinship across the international boundary.

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visiting on the US side

John Fanestil,


John Fanestil is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church and the founder of the Border Church / La Iglesia Fronteriza.  John first served communion at Friendship Park in 2008, and has been present almost weekly since regular visiting hours were established in November, 2011.

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supporting the Border Church​

Guillermo Navarrete, Coordinador,

Equipo Pastoral (MX)

Guillermo Navarrete coordinates the Equipo Pastoral in Mexico, the team that hosts the principal Sunday celebration at Friendship Park.  From the Border Church offices in the El Chaparral neighborhood of TIjuana, Guillermo and team are also working to establish programs of  "asistencia integral" to migrants and deportees in Tijuana. 

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visiting on the Mexican side

The Border Church / La Iglesia Fronteriza