Sherwood Patterson


Sherwood is a committed Christ follower passionate about teaching God’s word, equipping servant leaders for Kingdom impact, and advancing the missional nature of the church into all the world. He is an avid learner and holds a Master of Divinity (Azusa Pacific University) and is pursuing a Doctor of Ministry (Talbot School of Theology) with over 17 years of pastoral ministry experience. Sherwood served as an associate pastor of missions, outreach, and discipleship at Horizon Christian Fellowship as well as a missionary church planter in Tokyo, Japan. He is married to his life-long friend Sarah, and together with their four children reside in San Diego, CA. In January 2016, Sherwood became the new lead pastor of Alpine Christian Fellowship.

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Brendan Prout

Worship Pastor

Brendan is a husband, dad, & pastor who loves Jesus, Comic-Con, Star Wars, music, guitars, food, coffee, dogs, cars & not driving off cliffs anymore. He’s been married to Susie for 17 years and they have two kids & two pups. Brendan has served in ministry for over 25 years, writes for Worship Leader Magazine, teaches with WorshipTeamCoach as well as at many national conferences & training events. He is passionate for vertical worship, bold evangelism, and equipping & empowering the saints to serve with their gifts in the creative arts. In September 2017 he joined the pastoral staff at ACF and is excited to begin a new season of ministry!