Roger and Traci Gales
Pastor Roger has been part of Heritage since its founding in 1993, serving as Senior Pastor since February, 2007. Roger’s wife, Traci, is one of the worship leaders and also enjoys serving in women’s ministry. Roger and Traci have four grown boys and three granddaughters, and enjoy living in San Clemente. The family moved to San Clemente in 1993 from Australia where they served as missionaries for four years with Church Resource Ministries, serving alongside churches and pastors developing leaders. The family enjoys water sports like sailing, scuba diving, surfing and the local beaches. Roger has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Cal State Long Beach, and formerly had a financial planning practice in Long Beach. Roger studied theology at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Potter’s Field Ministries in Montana.