Our Staff

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Leroy Osbourne : Worship Leader

Laurence M. Blanchard, Ph.D. : Senior Pastor
  • Laurence M. Blanchard, Ph.D.

  • Senior Pastor

  • PastorLarry@CharterOakLighthouse.org

  • Pastor Larry was born in 1961 in Boston, Mass. He has lived in the local area since 1971 and feels a particularly strong commitment to reaching Covina, California and the surrounding communities for the cause of Christ. Pastor Larry’s ministry is characterized by the sound, systematic exposition of Scripture as well as a heart to share the riches of our Lord Jesus Christ with others. He holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and a Master of Divinity degree from Talbot School of Theology at Biola University in La Mirada, CA. In March of 2007 he earned a Ph.D. degree in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. Pastor Larry resides in La Verne with his wife Melody. They have been married for 32 years. They have two adult children - Justin & Bethany - and one precious baby granddaughter - Lily Belle.


Bo DeGraffenreid : Assistant Pastor
  • Bo DeGraffenreid

  • Assistant Pastor

  • PastorBo@CharterOakLighthouse.org

  • Pastor Bo joined our staff in the year 2012. He attended Calvary Chapel Bible College as well as Life Pacific Bible College. Bo has over 20 years of pastoral experience. His focus is on systematic teaching of the Word of God, with an emphasis on the practical application Bible truths into our daily lives. Bo also focuses on biblically based Christian counseling and has been used greatly by the Lord in this area. Bo has been married to his wife Irene for 24 years. They have four children and two wonderful grandchildren.


Paul Marquez : Teen Ministry Leader
  • Paul Marquez

  • Teen Ministry Leader


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