Luke brings nearly 25 years of pastoral experience into starting GC2 Church. His vision, his faith, and his gifts in shepherding and teaching are inspiring the church to follow Christ more fully and love our community more deeply. He and his wife Ruth have three gifted daughters. Ruth works as a part-time nurse and is an avid baker.
Karla and her husband, Caleb, San Diegans for 19 years, along with their energetic son, Trevor, who is 8 years old, are blessed in serving together as a family. She graduated from Biola University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and works as a Pediatric nurse at Rady Children’s Hospital. Karla serves as the Children’s Ministry Director of GC2. Her children’s ministry experiences over the last 5 years include: Sunday school teaching; Vacation Bible School Family Leader; and Community Bible Study Children’s program teacher. “I love children and it is such a blessing to see God’s work in their hearts and lives from the time they are very young. Being the hands and feet of Jesus to His precious children is my passion.”
Jill move to the San Diego area over a decade ago, when her husband’s work transferred them here from Chicago. Both she and her husband were formerly from the Philadelphia area. Originally a classically trained singer, Jill found yet another calling when she became a wife and mom. Working with children and helping them learn about God is incredibly fulfilling. What could be more important?
Jess is a worship leader at GC2. She has a passion for music and loves serving God through her musical talents. After graduating from UCSD, she went to nursing school and is currently a Registered Nurse. She has attended GC2 since the initial church plant and has served as a youth advisor as well. She has been married to her husband, Casey, since 2010 and has a beautiful daughter named Mackenzie and an adorable baby boy named Callen.
Sandi Castro, Administrative Assistant & Communication Specialist (Picture TBA)
Sandi is an outstanding, faithful member of GC2 serving in the welcome ministry and in Awana Club. She also has had previous experiences in admin., social media, and graphics both as a church secretary and in her secular work. She and her husband, Art, have been married 25 years. Their 20-year-old son, Michael, leads the Set-Up Crew and serves with Youth Worship, Main Worship & Youth Ministry.