Dr. Sharon Schuetz has served as a copastor of the Sebastopol Community Church since February 2018. She and her late husband, Michael, have served as pastors in seven churches since 1988, most of them in the Pentecostal Church of God, Joplin, MO.
Dr. Schuetz has served on many ministry boards and has been the keynote speaker for many conventions and conferences. Sharon served in national and district offices in the New Mexico District of the PCG and the Inter-Faith Baptist Convention over the past four decades.
The Schuetz family has ministered to couples through counseling, ministry, women, and marriage retreats. She served as the District Youth President over the state of New Mexico, where she traveled two weeks each month preaching youth rallies. She organized youth camps, retreats, etc., during her tenure.
Dr. Schuetz graduated from Cornerstone University, Lake Charles, LA. After completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Christian Counseling in 1998, Cornerstone hired Dr. Schuetz as the university's Administrative Director. In 1998, the Schuetzs moved to Lake Charles, where they lived on campus, taught classes, traveled to satellite campuses to hold graduation ceremonies, etc.
She has a deep insight into God's Word and knows how to apply the principles in its teachings daily in their lives. As well as education and preaching, Schuetz's early ministry began with spiritual warfare, where they helped many people get free of demonic entities and learn to walk in the freedom and victory of Jesus Christ.
The Schuetz were married for 45 ½ years, with three children and ten grandchildren. After Michael went home to the Lord in December 2021, Dr. Schuetz stepped into the pulpit as Senior Pastor. They were in ministry for over 35 years, desiring to reveal God's love to all. They love breaking His Word into understandable principles and teaching people how to apply those principles to their own lives.