Staff

Say hello to the leadership team at Breakwater

Meet our leadership

Say hello to the leadership team at Breakwater Community Church. Got questions for the lead team at Breakwater? Contact us by clicking here.


Roger Vanderwerken - Senior Pastor

Roger Vanderwerken helped start Breakwater Community Church in 2017. Since then, he has served as Breakwater's lead pastor. Roger is married to his wife of 35+ years, Jacque.

"The best is yet to come!" - Pastor Roger

Peter "Pete" Kennedy - Executive Pastor

Peter "Pete" Kennedy serves as the Executive Pastor at Breakwater. Pete is a devotional scribe, a San Diego Padres fan and enjoys hiking.

"God's doing a new thing in our region." - Pastor Pete

Megan Beck - Children's Ministry Director

Megan Beck joined the Breakwater leadership team in 2020 as the Children's Ministry Director. Megan loves teaching, traveling and spending time at the beach with her husband Zack.

"God's plans for your life are better than you can imagine." - Megan

Matt Swisshelm - Worship Ministry Director

Matt Swisshelm joined the Breakwater leadership team in 2022 as the director of worship ministry. Matt, his wife Danielle and their daughter Genesis live in Oceanside.

"God is a father to the fatherless." - Matt