LEAD PASTOR

 

  Alberto Malisani

 

Pastor Alberto is married to Diana and has 3 children, Florencia, Fiorella, and Benjamin.

Pastor Alberto speaks four languages. He was born in Argentina, his primary language is Spanish language, but he also speaks Portuguese, Danish, and English.

He was a missionary for 13 years in Paraguay and also a pastor for over 10 years in Denmark. He was one of the pastors at “Kirken I Kulturcentret” (Church at the Culture Centre) in Copenhagen which is one of the biggest evangelical churches in Denmark.

Pastor Alberto is a music-conservatory teacher, he has a degree in choirs and a symphony orchestras conduction. He has been a member of several symphony orchestras, he also has conducted choir and operas in Europe and South America for a period of years.

He was the “Executive Director” of the “Copenhagen Culture Centre” in Copenhagen, Denmark developing the idea to use “Art & Music” as an integration tool for immigrants receiving financial from the Royal House of Denmark and other well-known institutions.

In August 2019, Pastor Alberto became the Executive Pastor of Grace Church helping to navigate the leadership transition at our congregation. Since October 2020, after much prayer and considerations, the Board of Elders decided to call pastor Alberto as the Lead Pastor of Grace Church.

 

We are grateful for pastor Alberto´s work among us as he leads Grace Church to a new season of restoration and reconstruction after the COVID-19 crisis.

MINISTRY ASSISTANT

Bobby Umaña

Bobby is a graduate of the College of the Desert, in Palm Desert CA as an "Associate of Arts" and also has a "Bachelor of Music Degree" from Azusa Pacific University CA.

Robert "Bobby" Umaña, has a pastoral heart for "Teens & Youth", having many years of experience serving God as a Youth Leader, Youth Ministry Director, Worship Leader, and Youth Pastor.

Bobby is married to Amy Umaña, since December 12, 2020. 

 

Bobby is a great musician who loves "Jazz & Blues" and a great worship leader. He is also is a great Bible teacher connecting his teaching very well with youth's everyday challenges and problems.  He has a "friendly personality", making it easier for youth to connect with him, creating a friendship very soon. 

Bobby has been connected with Grace Church for many years, but now during Grace Church's new season after the COVID-19 crisis, Bobby started a full-time Ministry Assistant helping the pastors at any ministry dutty, and also leading the "Teens & Youth" programs, Children Ministry, and several other areas.

 

 

TEACHING PASTOR

Terrell Berry

Terrell is a native of Mississippi but moved to California as a young boy. He answered the call to vocational ministry at the
age of fourteen.
  While still a teenager, he began an itinerant ministry as an Evangelist, as well as, preached monthly at his home church
and for a rest home ministry. 

    Pastor "Tee" holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from California Baptist University and a Master's of Ministry from Azusa Pacific University School of Theology. He currently is a faculty member of Synergy School of Ministry in Palm Desert. He teaches World
Religions and Foundations of Biblical Faith.


High School sweethearts, Terrell and his wife Muriel, have pastored and planted healthy growing churches in Southern California for over 40 years.
Through a personal injury, Terrell has been closely associated with the subject of 'Suffering and the Sovereignty of God". As a result, he has become a sought after speaker at conferences. Additionally, Terrell has been privileged to have served as a guest chaplain speaker ministering to the Dodgers, Angels and Rams.
His enthusiastic teaching style of biblical exposition has opened doors to lecture at various colleges and seminaries. Ministering extensively over the past decade to the Muslim community, he has hosted outreach conferences and classes on 'Islam and Christian Relations'.

He has traveled abroad to equip Pastors and Church Planters who serve in nation's and cultures which are controlled by Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism.
The vision of which is to prepare the Kingdom of God in all it's expressions to declare the Glory of God to the nation's

We invite you to visit his Website: https://www.savagegraceministries.com/

 
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