Meet the Team

Pastors & Staff

Gabe Quintana

Co-Lead Pastor

Fun Fact: I was in a traveling rock band as a teenager.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, it would be: Carne asada, wings.

Life Verse: "Come to me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take up my yoke and learn from me, because I am lowly and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”  Matthew 11:28-30 CSB

Ceceilia Quintana

Co-Lead Pastor

Fun Fact: I’m bilingual and can speak fluently in Spanish  because my grandpa taught me before anyone woke up every morning when I was 3. It was a huge secret!

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, it would be: Thai chicken vermicelli bowl with fresh spring rolls

Life Verse: I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from?
  My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.
Psalms 121:1-2

Fernie Garcia

Associate Pastor

Fun Fact: When I was between the ages of 4-7, I would run to the pulpit when our Pastor would ask if anyone wanted to pray to dismiss service.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, it would be: Salvadorean Marisco (seafood) soup with shrimp, fish, lobster, mussels, and crab. Delicious!

Life Verse: 2 Peter 1:5-11

Melly Darby

VCA Kids' Pastor

Fun Fact: I love to dance and imitate people secretly.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, it would be: Chinese food, Cheesecake and mango

Life Verse: "For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. " Jeremiah 29:11 

Nathan George

Assistant Pastor- Media & Production

Fun fact: I went cliff jumping at a lake without knowing how to swim.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, it would be: oonu (traditional south Indian dish with rice, a lot different veggie dishes, chicken, fish, meat, and for desert, different types of paysam)

Life Verse: 1 Corinthians 10:31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.