Our Leadership

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James Cho

Lead Pastor

Family:

  • James has been married to Jen for 10 years.

  • They have two kids: Dan is 10 and Eun is 8.

Languages:

  • Korean, English

Education:

  • Master of Christian Ministry, Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary, 2018

  • Master of Divinity, Baekseok University Theological School, 2010

  • Doctor of Ministry, Talbot School of Theology (in progress).

Favourite things to do:

  • James enjoys having coffee with his boss, Jen. His favourite Starbucks drink is a “Grande Americano.”

  • Playing guitar

  • Playing sports with his kids, in particular, biking and skiing with his family.

Calling

  • James loves the local church and making disciples. His desire is to pour out his life to see healthy churches formed all over the world.

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Jen Cho

Pastoral Care / Discipleship

Family:

  • Jen has been married to James for 10 years.

  • They have two kids: Dan is 10 and Eun is 8.

Languages:

  • Korean, English 

Favourite things to do:

  • Jen loves to spend time with God.

  • Vacationing with her wonderful husband James and lovely kids. 

Calling: 

  • Jen has a heart to see God's church grow and become healthy. She believes that is why God called her to be a church planter's wife. 

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Andy Menjivar

Associate Pastor

Family:

  • Andy has been married to his wonderful wife Sien-ven for 6 years.

  • Andy and Sien-ven have their first child, Grace Hannah Menjivar who is 1 year old.

Languages:

  • English, Spanish

Favourite things to do:

  • Travelling

  • Playing and watching soccer (though there are less playing and more watching these days)

  • Reading books and listening to Podcasts

Calling: 

  • Andy has a passion for teaching and disciple-making. Andy will look to do a Ph.D. after his MDiv in order to pursue his calling to equip leaders around the world.

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Sien-Ven Menjivar

Discipleship

Family:

  • Sien-Ven is married to Andy for 6 wonderful years of learning and adventure.

  • They have one girl, Grace Hannah, born in October 2019.

Languages:

  • English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Favourite things to do:

  • Sien-ven loves to bake cakes, cookies, and pies

  • Sien-ven also enjoys traveling with family and friends. Her favourite place is Scotland

  • Meeting new friends, talking to people from all walks of life

Calling: 

  • Sien-ven is called for women/girls' ministry. She is drawn to helping people know Jesus and to grow in their relationship with Him.