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: "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God."
2 Corinthians 1:3-4 ESV

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.

Michael Burke

IT Technician

Fun fact:  I can play ping pong really well...I used to compete in college and made it to Las Vegas for a national competition.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, it would be:  Chicken Alfredo

Life Verse:  "But whoever drinks from the water that I will give him will never get thirsty again. In fact, the water I will give him will become a well of water springing up in him for eternal life.”  John 4:14 CSB