Meet Our Staff


Pastor Joe  &  

Pastor Soo Ji

Co- Pastors


Joe and Soo Ji are a unique clergy couple who are being used by God to reach people in the margins, bring reconciliation to the community and raise up passionate followers of Jesus Christ. They are both ordained with the Free Methodist Church and feel called to serve and lead the church body through co-pastoring. They desire to see a fresh movement of God’s Spirit evidenced by churches that are engaging places of worship, discipleship and transformation.  Joe and Soo Ji have a strong call to urban and cross cultural ministry. They believe that local churches should reflect the diversity and ethnicities of their communities in order to reach all peoples with the whole gospel. They love spending time with their two Mexirean kids and exploring Riverside.

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Pastor Glenn




Glenn is born and raised in Southern California. Graduated from Azusa Pacific University, in Azusa, California. Glenn comes to California Avenue Christian Fellowship from Calgary, Alberta, Canada were he served as an Executive Associate Pastor. Glenn and wife Dawn moved here in 2012 when Dawn accepted a teaching position in the school of music at California Baptist University. They have two daughters and a son along with eight grandchildren. His joys are being with family, sailing (when he can), men’s ministry, and helping people realize a deeper intimacy with Jesus.


 Administrative Assistant

 Kimberly is a native to California. She attended Mt. Sac College and studied psychology and music. She is married and has three children. She began attending CACF in 2009 after meeting her husband Steven. She is excited for the opportunity to serve as a member of the staff at CACF and to use her spiritual gifts God has blessed her with. She loves to play the flute, ride her quad and camp with her family and friends, and has a passion for cooking. 

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Maryanne began attending the Free Methodist Church in Riverside with her husband and three sons in 1988. She now has three grandsons and one granddaughter. She especially loves the feeling of family that she gets from attending this church. Maryanne enjoys her job and the opportunities it gives her to minister to others. At home, she enjoys reading, doing crafts, caring for her animals, and most of all, playing with her grandchildren.