Police Chaplains

There are 7 area ministers, bringing years of professional training and experience to our department.

They come from various denominations throughout our community and offer spiritual support, referral and counseling in all types of situations, including deaths, suicides, accidents, and emotional trauma to officers, residents, and visitors of Fountain Valley.
Police Chaplain Group Photo
Meet the Chaplains
Our chaplains include:
  • Bishop R. Lee Wirthlin, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Doctor John McFarland, First United Methodist Church
  • Father Wayne Wilson, Saint Barnabas Orthodox Church
  • Matt Ford, Fountain of Life Fellowship
  • Pastor Arvin Gowens, Member - Mariner's Church
  • Pastor Brent Wagner, Voyage Cavalry Chapel
  • Rabbi Stephen J. Einstein, Congregation B'Nai Tzedek
  • Tom Borgquist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

If you would like the services of a chaplain, please call 714-593-4485.