About Us

Jim and Shirley Bedsole, Senior Pastors

Jim and Shirley have been pastors for  40 years. They have pioneered local churches and ministered extensively on the mission field in Africa. Eastern Europe and Europe.

In 1999, Jim and Shirley became the pastors of First Assembly of God Church in El Cajon, CA. Together with their church family, they continue their passion for missions on an international level.

Jim and Shirley are native San Diegans. They have three children and eleven (very cute!) grandchildren.

What We Believe

We believe that God is good and loves all people so much that He sent Jesus Christ as the ultimate sacrifice to restore our relationship with God the Father.

We believe that through faith in Jesus Christ we enter eternal life.

First Christian Assembly is an Assemblies of God church and as such, we adhere to the 16 Fundamental Truths of The Assemblies of God. These tenants of faith are based on the truths found in God's Word, The Bible. Click below to read The Statements of Truth.