Dr. Mark Hartman
Lead Pastor

Pastor Mark Hartman has been the Lead Pastor of Sugar Creek Baptist Church since 2002. Pastor Mark loves the Bible because he knows it has the power to guide anyone through any situation they may face. He also enjoys all kinds of sports, has been found with a fishing pole in his hands from time-to-time and even shot his first deer a few years ago. His favorite teams include the Texas Rangers, the Houston Astros and he is a loyal fan of the Oklahoma Sooners. Dr. Hartman has been married to his beautiful wife, Kathy, over 40 years. They have two sons: Matthew, who is married to wonderful Shara, and Jonathan. The new prides of his life are his and Kathy’s grandchildren: Jude, Mariana, Emily, Carlos, Benjamin, Jeronimo, Jack Mark and Isabella.

Pastor Juan Carlos Heredia
Juan Carlos Heredia
Pastor of Spanish Ministry

Originally from Quito, Ecuador, Juan Carlos is married to Geyce and has three beautiful daughters: Rebeca, Danya and Anna. In his free time he loves to read, play sports and barbecue. He is a graduate of the College of Biblical Studies and Dallas Theological Seminary.

Xavier Maryland
Xavier Maryland
Missouri City
Campus Pastor

Xavier Maryland is our new Campus Pastor at the Missouri City Campus. Maintaining the pastoral needs of their members, he also helps keep their ministries and events running smoothly.

Ender Palencia
Ender Palencia
Richmond/Rosenberg Campus Pastor

Ender Palencia deeply desires to see others experience life change through Jesus Christ. He is married to his beautiful wife, Andrea, and have three precious children. He holds a degree in Business and a Master of Divinity. Ender serves as the Multi-site and Missions Pastor, as well as a Teaching Pastor. He provides teaching, pastoral care, vision, and leadership to the Richmond/Rosenberg campus.

Clif Cummings
Dr. Clif Cummings
Associate Pastor

Clif has been in full time vocational ministry for 40+ years having served churches across Oklahoma and southeast Texas. As our Associate Pastor, he also serves as a credentialed Law Enforcement Chaplain with the Sugar Land Police Department.

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