Pastor Sandra Fermin is currently pastoring at Redlands Church as an Interim Associate Pastor. She loves music, working out, and spending time with her friends and family. She is passionate about working with youth and young adults and pastoral counseling. She lives in Riverside, and aside from pastoring at Redlands and doing Clinical Pastoral Education at PIH Hospital, she's either at home watching movies, going on a long walk/run, at the gym, at Disneyland, or living life with friends and family.
Demetrio Robles, often known as Pr. Dem, serves as the senior pastor at San Diego Fil-Am Seventh-Day Adventist church. He currently lives in the city of San Diego, CA with his wife Dinah (Liwanag) of 45 years and is blessed with three children, Mervyn Jon and Gladdy Mae are still living. His other daughter, Diadem Faith, died in an unfortunate car accident at 13 (a crucible experience). He also has seven grandchildren. Dem has pastored in SECC for 21 years, and is nearing the end of this phase in pastoral ministry. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and much more.
Raewyn Orlich is Associate Pastor for Discipleship and Nurture at the La Sierra University Church in Riverside, California. She and her physician-poet husband, Michael, enjoy raising Eleanor (4), Eric (2), and Desmond (2 months). Born in South Africa, transplanted to Michigan, she's been pastoring with Southeastern California Conference since graduating from La Sierra University in 2004. Her mission is to be an agent of peace through the gift of presence, ministry of the Word, and building a healthy community.
Michel Aguinaga, often known as Pr. Mitch, serves as the sole pastor at San Bernardino Spanish Seventh-Day Adventist church. He currently lives in the city of Victorville, CA with his wife Angie and his two kids Micah and Chloe. Pastor Mitch was born and raised in Los Angeles and has been working in Southeastern California Conference since 2014. He is passionate about bilingual ministry, church history and helping others find relevancy and applicability in the Gospel message. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and likes to play basketball and golf.