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.
Stacy Gonzales – Student Ministry Director
Stacy is a native San Diegan, a 2016 graduate of Bethel Seminary with a Masters in Ministry Practices. Prior to that Stacy went to college at Northern Arizona State and was on the leadership team of her campus Intervarsity chapter. After graduating with her masters Stacy became a middle school ministry intern at Shadow Mountain Church, 2013-2017.
Karla Ng - AWANA Club Ministry Director
Karla and her husband, Caleb, San Diegans for many years, along with their energetic son, Trevor, 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 AWANA Ministry Director. Her children’s ministry experiences 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?
Sandi Castro, Administrative Assistant & Communication Specialist
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.