Church Staff

Venice Bible Church Staff

Meet our staff

Brett Brooks, Pastor

After serving as Associate Pastor since August 2010 overseeing the Worship Ministry, Adult Education and facilities, Brett became VBC’s full-time Pastor in July of 2019. He graduated from Venice High School in 1976 and in 1985, from Word of Life Bible Institute. More about Brett and Donna …

Sheila Papini, Office Manager & Administrative Assistant to Pastors

for more background about Sheila click here

Donna Laughlin, Custodian

For more background about Donna click here

OUR LEADERS (click on name for photo)

Our Elders:Pastor Brett Brooks, Doug Finch, Dave Mattson (Chairman), Jim Mohnkern, Stan Olson (Secretary),Jerry Smith


Our Deacons: Chris Browne, Dean Cooper, Howard Flagler, Jim Uttermohlen, Josh Wittman


Our Directors: Vacant, Children’s Ministry Director

Administrative Team:

Nancy Bracken (Chair), Jerry Henderson (Acting Treasurer), Jim Mohnkern (Elder Rep), Dean Cooper (Deacon Rep), Bill Carlson, Scott Hill and Brett Brooks (Pastors)

Website Team:

Sheila Papini (Administrator), Tom Wunderlich (posting and updates) Mai Banh (Video and media posting) Brett Brooks (Pastor)

Missions Team:

Sue Mattson (Chair), Nada Uttermohn and Sandra Lemon (Communication), John Lemon and Liz McCay (Mission Educator)

Women”s Ministry:


Youth Ministry:

Mai Banh

Pioneer Clubs:

Kathy Smith

Good News Club:

Kathy Smith

Contact a pastor by E-mail at, or Elders at  or Deacons at or call the church office at 941-493-2788.

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