Meet Our Ministry Staff

Kevin and Mary Mains serve as the senior ministry couple at the Orange County church of Christ. Both were baptized while students at the University of Cincinnati in 1980 and 1978. They have served in the full time ministry for 30 years and have been married for 30 years. They have two children, Stuart and Olivia, disciples of Christ. Stuart and his wife Ashley serve in the campus ministry in Riverside and Olivia, along with her husband Chaz Zenteno, serve in the campus ministry in West LA. Kevin and Mary have served in the ministry in Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Chicago, Milwaukee, Glendale, Long Beach, Palos Verdes and now Orange County.

 

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Dave and Deb Eskew help lead the Orange County Youth and Family Ministry.  They have been married for nearly 25 years and have two daughters in college who were baptized into Christ as teens.  Dave and Deb became Christians as college freshmen while part of the Chicago Church of Christ campus ministry.

Dave works as an IT Project Manager at Aon Hewitt and Deb works part-time for the church as an event planner and administrative assistant.  Dave was appointed an elder in the congregation in February of 2011.

When not visiting their kids at Georgia Tech and UCLA, Dave & Deb enjoy spending time together at the gym, at the movies or at their Laguna Niguel home with the star of the family – Sammi the dog.

 

Weekly1Ryan and Virginia Weekley currently lead our Campus Ministries at a number of schools in Orange County including UC Irvine, Cal State Fullerton, Irvine Valley College, Saddleback College and Fullerton College. Ryan is from San Diego, CA and moved to Orange County after graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno with a degree is Social Work. Virginia is from San Dimas and is a graduate from UC Irvine with a degree in Psychology and Social Behavior. Ryan and Virginia were married in 2012 and led the Teen Ministry in Orange County from 2011-2015 before transitioning into the Campus Ministry in the summer of 2015. They feel very humbled and honored by this opportunity to serve, as they both became disciples of Christ during their time in our student ministries.

 

Dan and Candice Roditi lead the South County Marrieds group.  They have served in the ministry for almost 12 years. They both became Christians while in college in 1997. Their romance began in the College Ministry as students at UCI. They have led both the College and Teen Ministries in years past.  Daniel and Candice are very busy with their two kids but make time for running and other sports. They will be celebrate their 9th anniversary this June.

 

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Bruce & Robin Williams are leading the North Orange County sector of the OC Region and lead the service that is composed of marrieds, singles, campus and teens.

They both became Christians while college students in 1969 in Gainesville, Florida. They are graduates of University of Florida; Bruce also holds an MS from Abilene Christian University. They have served in churches in Miami, Tallahassee, Fort Lauderdale, San Francisco, Boston, San Diego, Chicago, & LA, where they led the Central region and the OC region. Bruce also served as an elder and congregational evangelist for the LA church. They have served as chairmen for the SW family of churches and led marriage and parenting workshops around the world.

One of their greatest joys is working with the North Orange County Ministry, where family bonds are being forged and strengthened. Their dream is to see North Orange County evangelized. They have been married and served in the ministry for 43 years.

They enjoy playing pickleball, racquetball, repurposing things, carpentry, biking and spending time with their 3 children and 4 grandchildren, who are their greatest blessings. Their daughter, Brooke, and her husband, Matt Metten live in San Diego with their 3 girls. Brooke, graduate of UC Santa Barbara, home schools her girls and Matt works as an IT consultant. Jason and Miyoko live in West LA; Jason graduated from UCLA and is the General Manager at Gold’s Gym in Venice and Miyoko works at General Electric. Ashley and Stuart Mains graduated from UC Irvine and live in Riverside, serving in the campus ministry at UC Riverside. They have one little girl with a boy on the way! 

 

Jaeho and Misook Park lead the International Ministry.  Jaeho is also one of the elders in the church.  Jaeho became a Christian as a student at University of Rhode Island in 1989. He went out with the mission team to Asia in the same year. There he met his Misook and they worked together in the mission field for 14 years. They have served in the ministry together since 1991. In 2003 he moved with his family to Orange County. Their two children, Jiwoo and Jiah have both made Jesus the Lord of their life. Their favorite passage of the Bible is Romans 8:28.

 

Marshall & Meads1Shawn Mead lead the Orange County EDGE Ministry – a group of primarily Singles and Young Professionals. They have been married for more than 20 years and have three children – Katie (who is a member of the OC Teen ministry), Kyle, and Justin. They have lived in Lake Forest since 2004. Marshall is also a long time member of the Worship Ministry and plays guitar most Sundays. Marshall coaches his boys in AYSO soccer and Shawn is involved in PTA at the kids’ school.

Marshall and Shawn grew up in Colorado only an hour away from each other. They both became Christians and first met each other in the Denver Church of Christ. They later began dating when they were leading a BibleTalk together in the University of Colorado, Boulder campus ministry in 1991.

They moved to the Los Angeles Church of Christ in 1992 where they served as student leaders in the campus ministry at Long Beach State. They were married in 1994 and both graduated from CSULB in 1995. They worked as a structural engineer (Marshall) and a technical recruiter (Shawn) for the next three years after college.

The Meads went into the ministry in 1998 leading Long Beach Campus ministry. Then in 1999 they were asked to move to Beirut, Lebanon to serve the churches throughout the Middle East and North Africa. They returned to the states in 2000 where they resumed work in the campus ministry in the Phoenix church at ASU.

After returning to Structural Engineering from 2003 to 2012, the Meads again felt the calling to go back into the full-time ministry in Orange County in 2013, where they began leading the EDGE Ministry. Marshall still consults for a number of engineering firms, which keeps him active in the design and construction field as well.

 

Halls1Marcel and Karina Hall serve as Youth Ministry Leaders at the Orange County Church of Christ. They are both graduates of the University of Southern California. Marcel became a Christian in 2001 during an exchange program at Howard University. Karina became a Christian in 2000 as a freshman at USC. Marcel and Karina were married in 2005. They led a Youth Ministry in the LA Church of Christ for over 6 years and the USC & CSLA Campus Ministry for 3 years. They also have the opportunity to serve on the Board of the non-profit organization, HOPE worldwide, Southern California. They have 2 daughters, Sanaiya and Desiree. They love USC Football, BBQ, parties and spending time with family