Pastor Glenn Shields
Glenn R. Shields has been serving as the senior Pastor of Progressive
Community Church (PCC) in Stockton, California for twenty-three years.
He considers it an honor to pastor God’s people in such challenging times.
His focus of ministry involves connecting personally with God’s people
while teaching them God’s word as they are encouraged to live out their
Under Pastor Shields’ leadership, in 2008 PCC completed a new 40,000
square foot facility that includes a 1600 seat sanctuary on 13 1⁄2 acres in
South Stockton. His vision for the church to become more than a Sunday
place of worship has come to fruition. Local community events, political
meetings, Christian concerts, and other inter-denominational activities
have been welcomed into PCC. The church staff works diligently to
provide a loving and professional environment to foster fellowship,
dialogue, and community involvement.
Pastor Shields has a wealth of ministerial experiences that include the
development and implementation of various ministries; he’s a sought-after
conference and retreat speaker; counselor for men, women, and families;
served as a California State Prison Chaplain; additionally, he has been
privileged to share the gospel message through preaching and teaching
across the United States and abroad. He currently leads a staff of 25
employees that serve the Progressive Community Church 3000+
Pastor Shields holds a Masters of Pastoral Leadership from Fuller
Theological Seminary, Pasadena California, and a Bachelor of Arts in
Biblical Studies from Trinity Bible College, Sacramento, California.
Pastor Shields has been blessed to “do life” with his life partner and wife,
Yvette of forty-years. They are the proud parents of five adult children,
eight grandchildren and are enjoying this season of being empty nesters.