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About Our Senior Pastor

Rev. David McGlocklin
Rev. David McGlocklin is the Sr. pastor of St. Paul's United Methodist Church of San Bernardino, California. David grew up in the Inland Empire, living most of his life in Corona and Lake Elsinore. He graduated with high honors from Corona Sr. High School where he lettered in Academics.

David earned a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Cal-Poly Pomona and worked in the Civil Engineering Field for over 20 years helping plan and develop communities all over southern California before becoming a Pastor.

In 2003 he began attending Claremont School of Theology where he received a Master of Divinity Degree in 2007. Prior to entering seminary, David served as District Lay Leader for the Riverside District of the United Methodist Church. While in Seminary, he has served on and has been the Chair of the Riverside District Board of Congregational Development and was recently selected to be the Riverside District Chair of Evangelism. In those capacities he has served on every district committee except the District Committee on Ordained Ministry. Beyond the district level, he has served on the California Pacific Annual Conference Board of Laity, Board of Congregational Development, Board of Evangelism. He is currently serving on the Sessions Committee of the Annual Conference as the Facilities Coordinator. David McGlocklin also serves as the Head Spiritual Director for the El Shaddai Walk to Emmaus Community serving Western Riverside and San Bernardino counties. From 2011-2015 he served on the Navigation Essential Ministries Team of the Cal-Pac Conference as assistance chair for 2 years, chair for 2 years before becoming the chair of the Conference Conference table at the 2015 session of Annual Conference.

Rev. McGlocklin has a passion for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with those both inside the church and beyond the walls of the church. He enjoys helping people grow deeper in the faith.