Leadership Team 

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Seth David Clark, Director,
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. 

John first served communion at Friendship Park in 2008,


John continues to lead a committed team of leaders in both Mexico and the United States. 

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supporting the Border Church​

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Guillermo Navarrete, Coordinador,

Equipo Pastoral (MX)

Guillermo Navarrete is a lay member of the Iglesia Metodista de Mexico, and coordinates the Equipo Pastoral in Mexico, the team that hosts the principal Sunday celebration at Friendship Park.  The team also collaborates with other organizations working to provide programs of  "apoyo integral" to migrants and deportees in Tijuana. 

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visiting on the Mexican side

The Border Church / La Iglesia Fronteriza