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Executive Pastoral Team
The Executive Team sets the vision and direction of the church and is in submission to the leadership board.
“You've been a lot of things, but you've never been unloved.” - Marshall and Cindi
Marshall and Cindi Townsley
Marshall and Cindi Townsley are the foundering Pastors of Believers Center of Albuquerque. Since founding the church in 1980, Marshall and Cindi have emphasized the grace of God and encouraged believers to rest in God’s unchanging character.
“You've been a lot of things, but you've never been unloved.” - Marshall
Lead & Founding Pastor
Marshall Townsley is founder and Lead Pastor of Believers Center of Albuquerque. Since founding the church in 1980, Marshall has emphasized the grace of God and encouraged believers to rest in God’s unchanging character. He leads believers to live from the “finished” place that only grace provides.
“Prayer brings heaven’s help into earth’s pain.” - Cindi
Cindi helped found the Believers Center of Albuquerque in 1980 and has been the associate pastor ever since. Cindi has faithfully served the church and ministered the Gospel for over 40 years. Additionally, Pastor Cindi hosts one of the premier women’s conferences in the State of New Mexico.
“If God's Kingdom was truly the most important thing to me, how might I act in this situation?” - Eiff
David obtained his degree in biblical studies from Charis Bible College. David began his vocational ministry as the church's youth pastor until he accepted his current position as Executive Pastor where he leads the church staff and shares the preaching responsibilities with Pastor Marshall.
“The secret to success lies in the organization of the non-obvious.” - Jordan
Service & Special Event Coordinator
Jordan graduated from the University of New Mexico before beginning her role as service and special events coordinator. Jordan has a strong gift to keep everything on track and running smoothly. She assists in nearly every area of the church and helps in so many ways.
We have the best staff in the world. They work incredibly hard and lead teams of volunteers to do the work of the ministry.
“If I have to parallel park, don’t invite me.” - Carlynn
Carlynn has the best fashion sense of anyone on staff. She also happens to be gifted in photography, videography, and production. In her free time, she watches funny videos on TikTok and sleeps in.
“That's NNIIIICCEEE!” - Javi
Javi was born in San Antonio, Texas, and raised in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He is a man with many gifts and talents varying from worship to teaching. He has a great love for James Bond and Cracker Barrel.
“I'll add it to the task list...” - Dahv
David (Dahv) is not as sweet as he looks! He is married to Dayna and is the father of Miles, Kady, and Ella. In his free time, he plays guitar, wishes he could play cello, plays with his kids, and soaks in the hot tub.
“Will Redbull be supplied to help with energy???” - Jay
Jay fixes everything! He's married to Liberty and is the father of Abigayle, Jesse and Toviah. In his free time Jay coaches tennis and naps.
“Love like God, Live like God.” - Miss Shirley
Shirley was with her husband Larry for 46 years. She is the mother of Joeseph and Larisha and grandma to Ryleigh and Tad. In her free time, she enjoys reading, walking, and of course, the grandkids!
“Always laugh when you can. It’s cheap medicine.” - Gail
Gail is the mother of Eugene, Angela, and Joshua, and is grandma to Brandon and Malia. In her free time, she loves reading, a good movie, and spending time with her family.
“You’re not too old and it’s not too late.” - Lauren
Lauren was born and raised in Albuquerque and might be the coolest person you’ll ever meet. She has dad jokes ready for any situation. Chances are she would rather be hanging out with your kids than you. In her free time, she likes to watch Disney movies and eat ice cream.
“I Can Do Hard Things.....with Chocolate” - Hannah
Hannah is the proud mother of Delaney and Jensen. At work, she plans events, coordinates calendars, and takes care of business!
“The enemy likes to hide wolves in sheep's clothing. But that's ok– God hides lions inside of lambs.” - Sherie
Front Desk / Admin
Sherie is passionate about working for God's Kingdom! She is married to Roger and is the mother of Nesah. She spends her free time with her family and her friends.