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Sharing the Love of Christ through acts of charity, compassion, and service.
Getting to know Pastor Tony:
Oskar Antonino “Tony” Ontanyon was born in Santander, Spain. He grew up with his maternal grandparents and the family moved to Southern France when he was six years old.
His family is of Basque heritage and he speaks the Basque language. He went to a Catholic boarding school in Spain; in high school he played soccer and handball and he loved classical and French music and to read books. Pastor Tony is a CUBS Fan!
Pastor Tony's education has awarded him with a Master of Divinity, and a Master of Arts (Theology) from Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL. and two years of philosophy,
Ordained on December 6th, 1980, he served several churches in the Chicago area, Riverside California, plus Egypt, and most recently Bowie, AZ. This year he became a Provisional Elder at the Desert United Methodist Southwest Conference and accepted a position at our church in Caliente.
His pastoral goal is to empower people to experience God's full life, taking one step closer to loving Jesus Christ and loving one another.
United Methodist Church
Pastor Tony Ontanyon
P O Box 544
140 Tennille Street
(at the corner of Market Street)
Caliente, NV 89008