Local Missionaries


Tom & Marti Chance

Awana Missionaries, Northern & Central California

Awana missionaries to Northern and Central California. They help churches get clubs set up and help with training, coaching, etc. once a club is up and running. Visit awana.org for more information.

Bernard & Kim Emerson

CPW Church Planters, Oakland

Bernard and Kim pastors at The Way Church in Oakland. A church making Jesus famous through faith in God’s Word, friendship with people and fulfillment in Christ alone.


Paul & Theresa Root 

Converge PacWest

Paul has served as the church planting director of Converge PacWest since August of 2005. His passion is to help the network of churches reproduce new congregations. He works with churches and planters to plant healthy reproducing congregations that transform lives and communities. 


Jun & Beng Sabate

World Harvest Fellowship

Pastor Jun shepherds a Filipino-American church, World Harvest Fellowship, that meets here at Grace each Sunday at 3 PM. They have parented four daughter churches: two in the Bay Area, one in Stockton, and one in the Philippines. They are an Evangelical Free Church of America. 


David & Sandy Yetter

Converge PacWest

David is the Executive Minister and ministers to, trains, and encourages pastors in Northern California and Hawaii.

Chris & Denise Lovelace

CPW Church Planters, Sacramento

Chris Lovelace is the Pastor of New Creation Church of Arden in Sacramento California. He and his wife Denise have four beautiful children- Christina, Camila, Chris Jr., and Casey. 

John & Tiffany Markum

LifeCity Church, Santa Clara

A husband, a father of four, a friend of many, and the pastor of LifeCity Church, John Markum faithfully serves God with his life. He and his wife Tiffany have been serving in ministry for over 12 years. 


Global Missionaries

Jayma Akers

Kandern, Germany

Jayma is a missionary from Grace Church with Wycliffe Bible Translators, serving in Germany at Black Forest Academy, a Christian school that serves the children of missionaries and international business families.

David & Claudia Cuevas

Baja, Mexico

David is pastor of Bethel Church in San Vicente, Mexico as well as Director of Remnant Ranch.