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Tim Park
Lead Pastor
timp@efreedb.org

Tim Park grew up in Fountain Valley, California. He earned his B.A. in Sociology from UCLA and his M.Div. from Talbot School of Theology. Tim is passionate about equipping the body of Christ through God's Word and seeing people grow in their faith. Tim and his wife, JoAnn, have two children, Andrew and Amanda. In his free time, Tim enjoys running marathons and finding fun places to eat.

 

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Luke Pamplin 
Pastor of Discipleship
lukep@efreedb.org

Luke Pamplin was born in Southern California and grew up in West Covina and Diamond Bar. He earned his B.A. in Biblical Studies from Biola University and is currently working toward an M.Div. at Talbot School of Theology. Luke started attending EFree Diamond Bar in December 2008, where he was closely mentored by their pastoral staff for three years. His first staff role was as the Children's Ministry Intern. Luke is passionate about getting people connected to Jesus and the Church to see their faith grow. If you visit him at home, you might find him working in his vegetable garden.

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Kevin Ahn
Youth Pastor
kevina@efreedb.org

Kevin is passionate about youth ministry. He was born and raised in Irvine before moving to Illinois for school. He received his undergraduate degree from Moody Bible Institute and then went on to Trinity Evangelical Divinity School for his Master of Divinity degree. Kevin is married to Kelly, whom he has converted into a Los Angeles sports fan.

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Christian Clark
Children's Director
christianc@efreedb.org

Christian was born and raised in Southern California. After graduating from a local Christian high school, he moved to Joplin, Missouri to attend Ozark Christian College where he graduated with a Bachelor of Theology of the New Testament and a Bachelor of Preaching. Christian has a passion for children to know and love God.

 

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Kristin Neal
Director of Community Outreach
kristinn@efreedb.org

Kristin Neal was baptized at EFree Church on November 2, 2016. Since then, she has grown in her faith and has allowed the Spirit to move her to the position in Community Outreach. She is married to Steven, and they have 3 amazing children: John, Gavyn, and Riley. Kristin was overjoyed when on February 18, 2018 her husband accepted Christ and was also baptized at EFree Church. She, along with her incredible group of volunteers, continue trying to reach those in the community, for whom we pray wholeheartedly. Her favorite quote is “The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers.”

 
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Tim Callahan
Junior High Director
timc@efreedb.org

Tim grew up near San Jose, California. After moving to Southern California to finish his bachelor's degree at Cal Poly Pomona, he starting attending EFree. It was not long before Tim got involved as the Children's Ministry intern, later transitioning into the Junior High Director role. Tim loves working with students, because junior high is one of the most pivotal times in a person’s life. In his free time, Tim enjoys the outdoors, sports, and traveling. He is also a newlywed. His wife's name is Alexis.

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Mike Scaccia 
Facilities Manager
mikes@efreedb.org

Mike is our Mr. Fix-It. With a smile, he makes sure that everything in our facilities is as it should be. Whether it is room setup, repairs, enhancements, maintenance, or IT support for the technologically disinclined, Mike is always there to help. Mike is married to Amy, and has two children: Phoebe and Caden. 

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Griselda Chin
Finance Manager
griseldac@efreedb.org
Griselda grew up in what used to be South-Central Los Angeles and was the first in her family and most of her neighborhood to go to college. She graduated from Stanford. She is married to Kelvin, and they have one son, Samuel. Along with overseeing all our finances, Griselda is also passionate about the Dignified Care group for those who have experienced infertility, miscarriages, and still birth--a group was pivotal in forming.
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Gail Laurie
Adminstrative Assistant
gaill@efreedb.org

Gail was born in Montebello and grew up in Monterey Park, California. After graduating high school, Gail immediately went to work in Los Angeles at Security Pacific Bank in the Security Division. In 1980, she started her own secretarial service called “Surrogate Secretary” and accepted the Head Secretary position from Chevron Oil Field Research Co. in 1982. At EFree, Gail is an administrative assistant insuring a smooth flow of communication from top to bottom. She enjoys seeing God at work in her small group, and Adult Bible Fellowship. In her free time she enjoys traveling, going to the beach and river, and spending time with friends. Gail is married to Stuart and has three adult kids, and two grandchildren. 

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Elaine Yee 
Adminstrative Assistant
elainey@efreedb.org

Elaine is passionate about our church and about bringing excellence to everything we do. She served our church in a number of volunteer opportunities before coming on staff, including serving as our Deaconness of Fellowship. Elaine holds B.S. in Human Resources from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She also has a lot of project management experience. Elaine is married to Thomas, and they have three children: Emma, Gavin, and James.

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Mark Hopper 
Pastor Emeritus
markh@efreedb.org

Pastor Mark Hopper served as the Lead Pastor at EFree Diamond Bar from June 1988 to August 2015. He is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary with his Th.M and also holds degrees from Arizona State University and the University of Arizona. If you step foot on our campus, you will without a doubt be greeted with a warm smile and friendly conversation from Pastor Mark. He is gifted with a shepherd’s heart and cares deeply for the needs of our church family. In Mark’s spare time, he enjoys golfing, reading history books and spending time with his family. Along with his wife Jeanne, the Hoppers have four children and seven grandchildren.

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