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Our Staff

Our Team

Audio Visual

Rolando Taimi

Not only is Rol Iki's big brother, but he is a master of all things audio and visual. You can find him at the church making things happen or running behind the scenes to make sure church services run smoothly.

Children's Ministry Director

Judy Pulou Taimi

Judy GREAT with kids! Her passion is connecting with others and being able to lend a helping hand. She seeks to be part of a community that is inviting, accepting, and REAL!

Event Coordinator

Jennifer Watkins

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Andrew Vaipulu

Finance (Assistant)

Art Yahiku

Father of two and Grandfather of four, Art is a quiet and thoughtful person. He loves his family, his church, and most of all, he loves Christ! He is excited about the possibilities in reaching Gardena for Jesus.

Food Bank Directors

Lidia Alcala & Jami Levy

Service is the greatest comodity any church can have. The GGCC Foodbank is one of these very important pillars of our local church. Lidia, Jami and their team have COURAGEOUSLY brought in food and consistenly assist residents every other week with receiving boxes of food!

Head Deaconess

Gloria Cometa

Gloria has a real passion for serving people! She commits time and effort into the church so that people would feel welcomed and loved while on our campus. She has been courageously leading her team of female deacons for the past year.

Kitchen/Decoration Coordinator

Eva T. Williamson

Eva has taken on the position of Kitchen director and works closely with all of the leaders to make sure that the community is blessed with food and fellowship. She is a mother of 2 and you will always see at least one of her boys beside her at all times.

Music/Praise Coordinator

DeAnne Marie Knipschild

I want to offer Genesis, music that takes them to a state of worship they have not experienced. I want them to be able to pour themselves out in praise to their God. I want to offer a fun, loving, atmosphere that evokes being real with one another and with God.

Sabbath School Superintendent

Mary Jarrett

Mary Jarrett is a mother of 2 young men, a full time nurse at the Gardena Medical Memorial Center, and an amazing Sabbath School Superintendant! She is smart, innovative, and always willing to take SS to the next level.

I'm committed to connecting our church family via our website as well as facilitating our interaction via social media, i.e. facebook, youtube, google+, twitter, etc.

Feel free to email me if you see room for improvement or catch a pesky typo...

Women's Ministry Director

Martha Bailliff

Martha, along with her team (Elizabeth Petrissans, Mainer Cruz, and others) are consistently, and creatively giving oppurtunities for women to connect at GGCC. Who better to lead the charge, than a busy woman named after a busy woman in the bible! Martha and the ministry of women are FANTASTIC!

Youth Leader

Alexis Lawrence

We have an AWESOME new youth program and its all thanks to Alexis. Long missing from our local church ministry, Alexis came in and took it head on. She is creative, bold, and forging ahead with making sure that our tweens and teens feel safe here at GGCC.

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