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Stephen and Karen Blandino

Lead Pastors

Website: www.stephenblandino.com

Stephen Blandino is the Lead Pastor at 7 City Church. He holds a Master’s in Organizational Leadership from Regent University and a Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries from Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Prior to starting 7 City Church, Stephen served as an executive pastor, associate pastor, and vice-president of a leadership development organization. He has over 20 years of experience in non-profit leadership, coaching, and organizational development. Stephen blogs regularly at www.StephenBlandino.com and is the author of the book GO! Starting a Personal Growth Revolution, Creating Your Church’s Culture, and co-author with Karen Blandino of Unexpected: What to Do When Life Disrupts Your Plans. Stephen also serves as an adjunct professor at SAGU.

Karen holds a Master’s in Counseling from TCU and a Bachelor of Arts in History from UTA. Karen has served seven years as a teacher and is currently a Counselor in the Fort Worth I.S.D.

Stephen was born in Lakenheath, England, lived in Florida and Alaska, and grew up in Texas (His parents were in the Air Force). Karen was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. Stephen and Karen have been married since 1991 and have one daughter, Ashley, who is now in college pursuing a degree in church ministries. Stephen & Karen enjoy reading, movies, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

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Jonny Maillet

Worship & Media Pastor

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Ashley Richardson

Children's Pastor

Ashley Richardson is the Children’s Pastor at 7 City Church. She oversees the Uptown Kids (1st - 6th grade). Ashley is a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God. She graduated with an AA in Bible and a BA in Church Ministry from Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Ashley strives to see children know who God is and the plan He has for them, grow their relationship with God, and show His love throughout their daily lives.

Ashley and her husband, Dylan are born and raised Texans. They have been married since August 18, 2017. They love spending time with family and friends and finding the perfect coffee shop to relax at.

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Kelly Fjestad

Finance Director

Kelly is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. She graduated from Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, ND with a BA degree in Biblical Studies and a Church Ministries Minor. Kelly has served in different areas of church ministry for the last eighteen years. Her willingness to serve wherever needed has given her experience in many types of ministry. Kelly has written a Bible study, Paused: Protecting Your Faith When God Says “Wait” and blogs at www.kellyjoy.org. Kelly has a passion for the Word of God. She desires to help others grow in their understanding of Scripture and to fall in love with the God who wrote it! 

Kelly and her husband, Brad, have five beautiful children: Jesse, Asher, Maverick, Remington, and Cabella. Kelly has the privilege of homeschooling them and she enjoys every (ok, not every) moment. In 2011, God called Kelly and her family to move from Minnesota to Texas. So, they sold half of their belongings, packed up their five kids, and moved across the country. Moving away from family was hard, but God has been faithful. Kelly enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, going for walks and watching NASCAR (Go Kyle!).

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Susan Chrane

Early Childhood Director

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Jordan Maillet

Worship Leader

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Anthony Morehead

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