Jerry and Claudia Coleman moved to Nampa, ID July 2010 and joined Central Valley in September 2010.
Jerry pastored three churches in California before pastoring First Baptist Church of Lake Hills in Bellevue, Washington for 27 years. Jerry was a trustee of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, Ca for ten years.
Claudia and her late husband, Cal Sarver, served with the International Mission Board in Ghana, West Africa.
Jerry and Claudia both attended California Baptist University and Jerry also earned his Master's Degree from Azusa Pacific University also in California. Claudia and Jerry have been married since January 2005. They both lost their first spouses. Together they have four sons, one daughter and eight grandchildren.
Jerry and Claudia both enjoy reading, traveling, working together, but mainly being with their families, friends and with each other.