Your local team

Meet the team that's ready to support you and your ministry.

As modeled by our Lord, strong relationships are a key to ministry and mission effectiveness. The leaders you meet, get to know and grow with will improve and empower you for greater ministry impact. Across Converge PacWest, you will meet lifelong friends, engage with co-laborers and share the joys and challenges of following God’s call in your life. Connect with us today to learn more about how we can serve your church.

Chris Lovelace

Church Planting, Converge PacWest


District Staff
  • Bernard Emerson
    Regional President
  • Chris Lovelace
    Church Planting Director
  • Larry Adams
    Church Strengthening Director
  • Karla Adams
    Church Strengthening Director
  • Alma Castillo
    Church Planting Assistant
  • Paula Venegas
    Executive Assistant

Converge PacWest's church planting strategy strikes the perfect balance of bold faith with wise planning. The evidence of both runs through every component of that strategy, from the assessment process, coaching and funding.

John Markum, Lead pastor, Life Valley Community Church, San Jose, CA