Bill Helmstetter, Pastor

Jan and Bill Helmstetter have been at Life Cathedral since October 2005. Jan works in Nursing Support and Accreditation at Central Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera and sings on the praise and worship team. She is also involved in leading Women’s Ministries. The Helmstetters have been married for over 30 years and have a daughter, Shonda, who lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband, Jeff.

Bill has pastored previously in Carson City and Reno, Nevada, as well as Hesperia, California. He has a B.A. from the University of Nevada and an M.A. in Pastoral Ministries from the Church of God Theological Seminary, Cleveland, Tennessee.



Lisa Lamey, Minister of Music

Lisa Lamey is an ordained minister through the Church of God and received her B.S. in Music from Northwest Bible College in Minot, North Dakota. She has served the Church of God in multiple capacities including Sunday school teacher, youth leader and minister of music. Lisa has been at Life Cathedral since November 2006 overseeing the praise team, choir and children’s music programs. One of her greatest joys is leading people to the their Creator in worship.


Daryl Gutierres, Church Administrator

Daryl started attending Life Cathedral in 1985. He worked in several managerial positions in the newspaper and airline industries for 30 years before coming to work at Life Cathedral in March of 2010. Daryl is a widower. He has one daughter, Natalie.