Rick Barreyro, Jr. is an Electronics and Communications Engineer who graduated from University of Santo Tomas in 1985. His U.S. Navy opportunity came in February 16, 1988. He completed Boot Camp at Recruit Training Command San Diego with flying colors, and later graduated top of his class at the Airman Apprenticeship School and meritoriously promoted to Petty Officer Third Class after attending Basic Hospital Corpsman “A” School. While stationed in San Diego from 1988-1995, God allowed him to serve as Deacon/Sunday School Coordinator at Bible Christian International Church.
He received military orders to Pearl Harbor Hawaii where he served as Mini-Church pastor for Hope Chapel Kapolei from 1995-1998. While in Hawaii, Rick attended Wayland Baptist University for his Theological Studies. Selected for Navy Instructor billet, he returned to San Diego, CA. He served as an Elder, Sunday School Coordinator, assisted in preaching for Love of Christ Fellowship (LOCF) from 1998-2002. God brought them to Okinawa, Japan from 2002-2008 where he served as an Elder, Council Chairman, Men’s group leader, and assisted in pulpit ministry for Hope Chapel Okinawa (HCO). Ultimately, he received his Ordination at HCO.
God graciously returned the family back to San Diego. He served as an Elder, Chairman of the Board, and eventually as an Assistant Pastor for Love of Christ Fellowship until God led his family to San Diego Christian Fellowship in November 2013, where he became a Life Group Leaders, an Elder, Chairman of the Board of Elders, Elder in Residence, and ultimately as a Congregational Pastor of SDCF TFC (The Filipino Congregation). He is a Certified Church Executive (CCE).
He holds a Master’s Degree in Health Services Management from Webster University and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Healthcare Administrators (FAAMA). Additionally, he served as President and CEO of the AEPF USA, a non-profit organization based in San Diego, CA.
He is blessed with his marriage of over 30 years with the former Rosalie Roy and has four children; Faith, 29; Sarah, 26; Leiana, 22; and Micah, 17.
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