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.
Christine Pitt is the Lead Pastor at the Costa Mesa Seventh-day Adventist Church in Costa Mesa California. She has the joy of sharing life with her husband, William Pitt, and their blended interracial family of four children: Josiah (7), Hadassah (9), Abigail (14), and Lucas (15). They celebrate life together with every home improvement project, chore chart, homework night and family vacation. After seven years of higher education and eight years in the field of ministry she has come to the life-giving conclusion that our purpose comes from journeying hand in hand with God.
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.
Aren Rennacker serves as Youth Director for the Southeastern California Conference. Previously he served as youth and young adult pastor at SECC churches in Oceanside and Calimesa. His passion is to empower both youth and youth leaders to experience the Gospel in new and relevant ways. Aside from ministry, Aren also enjoys basketball, a good story, and a fresh bowl of oatmeal. He married his lovely wife Paige in 2020.