“….As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” – Joshua 24:15

About Pastor John and Family
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John M. Scholte, M.Div., serves on the pastoral staff of Rancho Bernardo Community Church where he founded the RB Community Church College of the Bible, created a LifeGroup program, developed a Men’s Ministry, conducts staff training and oversees Youth and Family Ministries and the Marriage Enrichment Ministry. He also founded Scholte Consulting Services, a company specializing in assisting churches, missionaries, and non-profit organizations with; fund raising, Mission and Vision Statements, church health and growth, conflict management and resolution, short- and long-term strategic planning, and staff and board development training. He has been adjunct teaching at Grossmont College for the past twenty years, where he received the Excellence in Teaching Award, and currently serves as a Senator in the Academic Senate.

He is the founder of Legacy Corps San Diego working with the University of Maryland Center on Aging, Aging & Independent Services County of San Diego, and AmeriCorps establishing the nation’s first intergenerational respite care program. Prior to heading up Legacy Corps, he developed the Marketing and Public Relations division of the largest non-profit retirement community in San Diego.

He began his career providing demographic studies for denominations seeking to start churches across the country. Later he started a church for the Reformed Church in America in Denver, Colorado. He graduated from Hope College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Religion and Communications and holds a Master’s Degree from Western Theological Seminary.

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Kimberley is the TridentCare Area Operations Manager for Los Angeles County. A company that performs mobile imaging and lab services. As a hobby she enjoys the art of cooking and has been teaching cooking classes for several years in schools, private classes, and church.  She has a cooking show “Cooking with Kimberley” featured on YouTube. She also bred and showed Mastiffs for many years. Together Kimberley and John have a blended family of five kids. Together they love to travel and enjoy following professional rodeo and doing Overlanding adventures. 

Their oldest son, John Scholte, is in

internet security and lives and works

in Las Vegas.

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Rebecca Scholte, their oldest daughter, is an accountant for Humboldt Farms in Eureka, California.

Their second daughter Jennie Mae was recently married to Joey Osinsky, who is a police officer, and she is a Respiratory Therapist for a hospital in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Their second son Thomas Poole is a student at Miramar College in San Diego. He is a Docent on the world’s oldest active sailing ship the Star of India. He is an advocate for Autism, often sharing about his own life as a person with autism.  

Their youngest son Jacob Poole is a senior at Serra High School. He is active in archery and enjoys gaming. Jacob also appreciate photography and his favorite subject is his cat Hiway

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