Our Story


The ministry of Harvest Christian Center (originally Maranatha Worship Center) was started in 1988 by Rev. Bobby Nott. The original location was 1577 Second St. Corning, CA.

In 1992 Rev. Tim Scarbrough became the Pastor and led the congregation for the next four years. During his leadership the name was changed to Harvest Christian Center.

1996 brought another change to the pastorate of Harvest. In August of that year the congregation welcomed Rev. Robert Kee as their new shepherd. Under his leadership the membership grew and were able to purchase the property of the current location at 1006 Sixth Ave. Pastor Rob his wife Belinda and their two children were faithful leaders and members of the community for nearly twelve years.

In March of 2008 the mantle of ministry of Harvest Christian Center was passed to Rev. Mike and Stephanie Sharp. Pastor Mike has lived in Corning since 1991 and his wife Stephanie was born and raised here. They, along with their seven children, continue to love and invest into the lives of people in our community and the surrounding areas. After ten faithful years of full-time service, Pastor Mike was called to oversee an online ministry.

Pastor’s James and Carly Turnes.

2023 Interim Pastor Frank Crank and Anita Crank

2024 Pastor Joe Wise and spouse Pastor Terrie Wise

Upon taking the position of permanent pastors to Harvest Christian Center, Joe and Terrie Wise have been busy reconstructing our church in every aspect.  They are hard working and spiritually dedicated to the church in every way.  Pastor Joe Wise is a mature teacher of the Bible.


The focus of the ministry of Harvest has been and always will be sharing the love of Jesus Christ to all generations. How that is expressed to the community has changed throughout the years. With each change in leadership comes different passions along with ideas of how to communicate it within the congregation and then into the community. We thank God for our previous shepherds and we honor and bless them.