Meet our staff...

God has assembled an amazing group of pastors to lead Faith Assembly.  We are blessed to have these men and women  serve at Faith and give sacrificially of their lives to help the Faith Family to Love-Grow-Connect-Serve-Share.

  • Pastor Dan and Cindy Bruce

    Lead Pastor and Associate Pastor

    Pastor Dan has been the lead pastor and administrator for the school and preschool at Faith Assembly since 2005.  He is ordained with the Assemblies of God and has a Master's of Education.  His passion is to introduce people to a relationship with God through Jesus and then lead them through a systematic process of becoming His committed, passionate follower.  Pastor Dan is also a gifted musician and loves being on the worship team.  


    Pastor Cindy is ordained with the Assemblies of God and has a Bachelor's of Music Therapy.  She works as the principal of Faith Academy, and is an Associate Pastor the church.  


    The Bruce's are originally from Washington State, have two married daughters and love being grandparents to their two delightful grandchildren!

  • Pastor Jimmy Gomez

    Associate and Youth Pastor

    Jimmy Gomez has been a Youth Pastor since 2009.  He started as a Youth Pastor in El Sereno and then moved to Port City Church in Wilmington, California where he served for 7 years growing a healthy and vibrant youth ministry. Pastor Jimmy and his wife, Marina, have two young boys named Zephaniah and Hezekiah. Pastor Jimmy is a member of the AB Collective Team helping write leadership blogs. Pastor Jimmy loves students and believes that they are the difference makers for the Kingdom   

  • Pastor Lorraine Couch

    Children's Pastor

    Since 2005, Pastor Lorraine has coordinated and implemented our Children's Ministry for children ages 3 to 12 years of age, guiding them in developing an on-going relationship with Jesus Christ.  She loves the Lord with all her mind, soul, and strength.  Pastor Lorraine and her husband have three grown daughters and three grandsons which are their pride and joy.  In her spare time, when she is not spending time with family, you will find her rescuing stray animals!

  • Pastor Ricardo and Anna Sandoval

    Spanish Ministry

    Pastor Ricardo and his wife, Anna, have been at Faith Assembly since 1995 and he serves as a Spanish pastor.  His mission is to make Christians into disciples and he does that through his teaching, preaching and prayer ministry.  He and Anna have been married for over 42 years  They have 3 kids and 2 grandchildren.  When he isn't working at his day job at Nissan and ministering at Faith Assembly, he enjoys dabbling in real estate and spending time with the family.

  • Jimmy and Karla Duran

    Spanish Ministry

    Jimmy Duran leads the Spanish Ministry, along with his wife, Karla, daughters and son who are all actively involved at the church.  Whether it is ministering to others through God's word or worship, he is always ready to serve others.  Jimmy has dedicated his life to service to his country through the US Marine Corps and is currently serving as a Peace Officer with a local law enforcement agency since 1997.  In response to God's calling he obtained a Master's degree in Counseling/Marriage, Family and Child Therapy.  Jimmy began serving the Lord in 1993 as a Youth Sunday School Teacher/Small Group Ministry Leader in Vista, a Children's ministries leader in Calexico and later as a Youth Pastor in Holtville.  

  • Pastor Cecil and Darlene Barham


    Pastor Cecil Barham, now retired, has been in full-time ministry as an evangelist, special speaker and pastor for many years.  He served as pastor in the Midwest for 20 years and served in California as a pastor for 32 years.  He is still in awe that the Lord called Pastor Barham into ministry and that God still uses him in that ministry!  Pastor and his beautiful wife, Darlene, have been married for over 60 years and have three sons who are serving the Lord along with their families.

  • Pastor Carlos and Sonia Roacho

    Pastor Carlos Roacho is an Associate Pastor at Faith Assembly and has been involved in ministry since he became a Christian.  He is deeply connected to the community and is also a division manager for a large investment company in Imperial Valley. In addition to his very busy schedule, he serves as a teacher and mentor in the areas of adults and youth at Faith Assembly. He leads also Vertical Young Adults Ministry. Pastor Carlos is married to Sonia and has three beautiful daughters.  

Ministry Staff

  • Kathy Magana

    Receptionist

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  • Sandi Werther

    Executive Assistant to Pastor Dan

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  • Julie Monita

    Bookkeeper

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  • Manuel Suarez

    Facilities

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