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PASTOR ALYN LOYD // ASSOCIATE PASTOR

PASTOR ALYN BEGAN PASTORAL MINISTRY IN HIS 30'S, WHILE VOLUNTEERING IN VARIOUS CAPACITIES AT CALVARY CHAPEL VISTA. AFTER THREE YEARS ON STAFF THERE, HE AND HIS FAMILY MOVED TO LONDON TO HELP WITH A CHURCH PLANT. THEY MOVED BACK TO SOCAL IN 1998, WHEN PASTOR BILL ASKED HIM TO TAKE ON THE ROLE OF ASSOCIATE PASTOR FOR CALVARY CHAPEL HB. IN THIS ROLE, HE OVERSEES THE MINISTRIES OF REFUGE, ADMINISTRATES THE DAY-TO-DAY OPERATION OF REFUGE, LEADS THE MEN'S MINISTRY, AND HELPS TO FACILITATE THE REFUGE VISION FOR PASTOR BILL.

EMAIL // ALYN@REFUGEFAMILY.COM

 
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PASTOR GEOFF WILSON // CONNECTIONS PASTOR

PASTOR GEOFF STARTED AS A VOLUNTEER YOUTH MINISTRY LEADER IN 2000. HE STARTED AT REFUGE IN 2006, AS AN ASSISTANT PASTOR WITH AN EMPHASIS ON MISSIONS. A FEW YEARS LATER, HE BECAME THE HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH PASTOR, UNTIL RECENTLY WHEN HE TOOK OVER THE CONNECTIONS MINISTRY. GEOFF AND HIS WIFE, BETHANY, ALSO HELP TO LEAD THE YOUNG MARRIED COUPLES MINISTRY. IN 2010, GEOFF GRADUATED FROM TALBOT THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY WITH HIS M.DIV.

EMAIL // GEOFF@REFUGEFAMILY.COM

 

JOY WELSH // WOMEN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR

JOY BEGAN MINISTRY IN 1972 AT CALVARY CHAPEL COSTA MESA IN THE NURSERY. AFTER MARRYING PASTOR BILL IN 1973, SHE MINISTERED IN THE CAPACITY OF WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDIES FROM THEIR FIRST PASTORATE IN 1978 AND CONTINUES TO BE THE DIRECTOR OF WOMEN'S MINISTRIES HERE AT REFUGE. SHE HAS MINISTERED TO WOMEN IN MANY OTHER COUNTRIES, AS WELL AS HERE IN THE STATES. HER PASSION IS THAT WOMEN WOULD LOVE JESUS AND KNOW WHY THEY BELIEVE WHAT THEY BELIEVE.

EMAIL // JOY@REFUGEFAMILY.COM

 
 

JONATHAN TRASK // CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR

JONATHAN HAS A HISTORY WORKING AT CHRISTIAN RETREAT CENTERS, AND IS NOW WORKING HARD TO CREATE THE CHILDREN'S MINISTRY AT REFUGE A PLACE OF CONNECTION AND GROWTH FOR THE KIDS OF REFUGE. WHEN NOT PREPARING A SAFE, FUN ENVIRONMENT FOR YOUR KIDS, HE ENJOYS TIME WITH HIS WIFE, SARAH, AND HIS TWO KIDS!

EMAIL // JONATHAN@REFUGEFAMILY.COM

 

DAVID TAYLOR // HIGH SCHOOL DIRECTOR

DAVID'S DEEPEST DESIRE IS TO KNOW AND EXPERIENCE JESUS MORE AND MORE AND TO SEE PEOPLE'S LIVES CHANGE AS THEY EXPERIENCE THE RELENTLESS LOVE OF THEIR CREATOR. HE HAS ATTENDED REFUGE SINCE 2010, AND HAS SERVED IN VARIOUS MINISTRIES. HE GRADUATED FROM CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE IN 2015, AND IS ATTENDING FAITH INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY TO RECEIVE HIS BACHELORS IN RELIGION. HE IS HAPPILY MARRIED TO HIS GORGEOUS WIFE, LUCIA, WHO SPURS HIM ON DAILY TO BE THE MAN GOD CREATED HIM TO BE. IN HIS FREE TIME, HE OVES PLAYING MUSIC, WATCHING SOCCER, READING AND MAKING MEMORIES WITH FRIENDS+FAMILY.

 
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PASTOR CHASE ACUNA // COLLEGE MINISTRY

CHASE IS A FOLLOWER OF JESUS, HUSBAND, FATHER AND A SINNER SAVED BY GRACE. HIS GREATEST DESIRE IS TO KNOW AND ENJOY JESUS, AND FROM THE OUTFLOW SERVE GOD AND BRING GLORY TO HIM IN EVERY ASPECT OF LIFE. HIS PASSION IS TO SEE PEOPLE TRANSFORMED BY THE GOOD NEWS OF JESUS! HE IS MADLY IN LOVE WITH HIS BEAUTIFUL WIFE, JESS, AND LOVES TO SPEND TIME WITH HER AND THEIR SON, ZION. CHASE LOVES TO READ, STUDY, BUILD RELATIONSHIPS, PLAY MUSIC, WORKOUT, EAT SUSHI, AND GO TO THE BEACH! CHASE HAS ATTENDED CALVARY CHAPEL BIBLE COLLEGE, CALVARY CHAPEL SCHOOL OF WORSHIP, AND HAS SERVED IN A VARIETY OF CAPACITIES IN MINISTRY, FROM LEADING WORSHIP, YOUTH AND COLLEGE MINISTRY, RUNNING SKATEBOARD MINISTRIES, AND TEACHING GOD'S WORD. 

EMAIL // CHASE@REFUGEFAMILY.COM

 
 

JONATHAN FERGUSON // JR. HIGH DIRECTOR

JONATHAN HAS BEEN PART OF THE REFUGE FAMILY SINCE 2001, SERVING IN THE HIGH SCHOOL MINISTRY BEFORE BECOMING THE JR. HIGH PASTOR IN 2005. IN 2009, JONATHAN AND HIS FAMILY MOVED TO NAIROBI, KENYA, WHERE THEY SPENT THE NEXT SEVEN YEARS HELPING DEVELOP LEADERSHIP IN VARIOUS CHURCHES BEFORE MOVING BACK TO HUNTINGTON BEACH IN 2016. WHEN NOT AT CHURCH, JONATHAN IS USUALLY STUDYING HISTORY OR THE REFEREE OF WRESTLING MATCHES BETWEEN HIS BOYS.

EMAIL // JONATHANF@REFUGEFAMILY.COM

 
 

PASTOR GUILLERMO DE SILVERIA // MINISTERIO EN ESPANOL

GUILLERMO RECEIVED JESUS AS HIS SAVIOR IN 1956, AT THE AGE OF 21, IN BUENOS AIRES. IN 1963, HE MARRIED HIS WIFE - IN 1968, HIS FAMILY AND HE IMMIGRATED TO THE USA. THEY LIVED IN NEW YORK FOR 10 YEARS. DURING THAT TIME THEY WERE MEMBERS OF THE CONSERVATIVE BAPTIST CHURCH OF FLUSHING, QUEENS, NY. IN THIS CHURCH, HE WAS APPOINTED AS DEACON AND ASSIGNED TO LEADERSHIP OF THE SPANISH MINISTRY. IN 1977, THE AIRLINE COMPANY HE WORKED FOR TRANSFERRED HIM TO LAX. IN 1979, HE STARTED HIS OWN BUSINESS UNTIL HE RETIRED. IN LONG BEACH, HE LED THE SPANISH MINISTRY AT BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH FOR SEVEN YEARS. THEN, HE AND HIS WIFE JOINED CCHB THE SAME WEEK PASTOR BILL TOOK PASTORAL OFFICE. A COUPLE WEEKS LATER, PASTOR GUILLERMO STARTED THE MINISTERIO EN ESPANOL OF REFUGE CCHB.

EMAIL // GDASILVEIRAN@GMAIL.COM

 
 

PASTOR TRI LAM // VIETNAMESE MINISTRY PASTOR

THANK YOU, LORD! IT IS 1978, A HOT SUMMER IN A GULAG, VIETNAM, WHERE PASTOR TRI BELIEVED JESUS AS HIS SAVIOR, IN SPITE OF A NEW ATHEIST ORDER TRYING TO DOOM HIS NEW FAITH. GOD'S PROVIDENCE! TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER GULAG, WHERE HE HAD BEEN BIBLICALLY TAUGHT BY A CHRISTIAN PRISONER (NOW A PASTOR IN THE OC), AND GOD CALLED HIM TO SECRETLY TEACH THE BIBLE TO PRISONERS IN THE LAST GULAG HE WAS IN. GOD HAD PITY ON HIM! AFTER BEING RELEASED IN 1980, WITH AN UNDERGROUND PASTORAL TRAINING, HE WAS CALLED TO SERVE AS A LEADER, TEACHER, DEACON, AND PREACHER AT A LOCAL CHURCH FOR 10 YEARS IN VIETNAM. SHEPHERDING SHEEP, PREACHING THE GOOD NEWS IN A FARMING AREA, AND TRAINING LAY LEADERS AND OTHER DEACONS WERE OF HIS SPIRITUAL FUNCTIONS -- NO PASTORS WERE PRESENT...PRAISE THE LORD! AS OF BEING ADMITTED TO THE USA IN 1994, HE SERVED GOD AS A TEACHER, ASST. PASTOR, MINISTER OF EDUCATION IN LOCAL CHURCHES, AND NOW IS A SENIOR PASTOR OF THE VIETNAMESE MINISTRY AT REFUGE. PLEASE JOIN HIM TO REACH THE LOST IN HB!

EMAIL // TRILYLAM@GMAIL.COM

 
 

ISAAC ROSA // SUNDAY NIGHT OVERSEER

ISAAC'S PASSIONATE PURSUIT OF LIFE IS TO ENJOY JESUS AND TO SEE THE GREAT COMMISSION LIVED OUT AMONG THE FAMILY AT REFUGE. HE IS COMMITTED TO SPREADING THE WORTH OF KING JESUS IN HB, THROUGH THE EXPOSITORY PREACHING OF GOD'S WORD. ISAAC OVERSEES THE SUNDAY NIGHT'S MINISTRY AT REFUGE, AND BI-VOCATIONALLY TEACHES K-12 WITH MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DISABILITIES. HE IS CURRENTLY FINISHING UP HIS BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN BIBLICAL AND THEOLOGICAL STUDIES FROM CALVARY CHAPEL BIBLE COLLEGE EUROPE.

EMAIL // ISAAC@REFUGEFAMILY.COM

 
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JESSIE QUINTANA // MISSIONS DIRECTOR

JESSIE'S PASSION IS TO EQUIP THE CHURCH FOR THE GREAT MISSION THAT GOD HAS CALLED US ALL TO. HIS GOAL IS TO TRAIN, PREPARE, SEND AND SUPPORT MISSIONARIES FOR TRIPS IN EVERY DIRECTION IN ORDER TO REACH EVERY KIND OF PEOPLE. HE HAS A HEART FOR THE BROKEN AND OPPRESSED AND DESIRES TO BRING THEM HOPE THROUGH THE LOVE OF JESUS. HE HAS BEEN ON STAFF SINCE EARLY 2009 AND IS A HUSBAND AND FATHER OF TWO. JESSIE LOVES TO SURF IN HIS FREE TIME!

EMAIL // JESSIE@REFUGEFAMILY.COM