Church Planters



Pastor Israel Kim and New Life One Way Church

OCANew Life One Way Church
(Northwood Community Park)
4531 Bryan Ave, Irvine, CA 92620
Services: Sunday at 12:30pm & Children’s Sunday School: 12:00pm
Pastor Israel Kim
(949) 484-NLOW (6569)
Husband of Joanne Kim and father to Laura Kim. I am a coffee connoisseur and loves to cook Argentenian asado; In his free time, I love teaching the bible and making disciples. Graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and ministering multi-ethnic group of people in Irvine as church planter.

We are a unique church with a unique DNA. Started with a humble group of a dozen members or so on May 6th, 2012, God gave vision to plant a “church planting church” that will participate in the Kingdom movement and expansion of bringing the lost to Christ. We have a unique mission and vision of creating a loving environment where people feel comfortable yet challenged to grow, become disciples of Jesus Christ, and plant churches all around the OC area and beyond. Furthermore, our church structures and ministries revolve around the Great Commission – making evangelism, witnessing, and making disciples an everyday act for our members.  We believe that every member of our church is an important part of our church body and has a unique role and responsibility to bring others to Christ. We have a passion to get to know new people and witness the saving of souls and share the abundant life and freedom that lies in knowing Him. We welcome anyone regardless of age, demographic, ethnicity, or any other category — we just want to know and share the NewLife that Christ so freely gives!

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Pastor Soo Yong Lee and Irvine Global Mission Church

Soo Yong LeeIrvine Global Mission Church
15 Orangetree, Irivne CA 92618
Services: Sunday at 12:00 pm & Children’s Sunday School: 12:00 pm
Pastor Soo Yong Lee

I graduated from  Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. I had worked  for 10 years in Argentina, 8 years in Virginia in the USA and 1 year in Korea as a pastor at a Korean Church. Our church started with my family (4 people) at my house on September 2011, and now we hold about 40 people. The goal of our church is to have laymen grow into Cell Church Leaders and help the growth of the church.


Pastor Ray Choi and Gracepoint Irvine

2014-07-30 Choi Family Portrait_croppedGracepoint Irvine
University of California, Irvine
Cross-Cultural Center
Irvine, CA 92697
Sunday Service – 2:00pm
Pastor Ray Choi

In 2014, my wife and I, our two kids, and a team of 10 other members moved to Irvine to start a college-student church on the campus of University of California, Irvine. Church-planting has been a dream of ours ever since we became Christian and experienced the life-transforming gospel in college.
After graduating from UC Berkeley, my wife and I served as a college ministers.  I attended law school and worked as an employment lawyer in California for about six years before going full-time into the ministry.
Our vision is to see an Acts 2 church in every college town, where college students can encounter Christ and grow into followers who share God’s heart for their campus and beyond.


Pastor Chris Grant and The Village of Grace

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The Village of Grace
(Christ Lutheran Church)
2715 E La Veta Orange, California
Service: Sundays at 9:00am
Pastor Chris Grant

Hello, My name is Chris Grant and I am the Pastor of The Village of Grace, but more importantly I am the husband to Bethany Grant and Father to Elijah and James. My wife and I have spent the last 15 years serving and ministering in a small local church in the city of Orange. Through out the years I was able to attend the churches bible college as well as be called to a Pastorate position, these years prepared us to step out in faith and start a new church. In November of 2014 we started the Village of Grace, and desire to share the Gospel with any and all that God brings our way on this Journey. At the Village of Grace we believe that “IF YOU WANT THE NECESSARY TO STAND OUT, YOU HAVE TO GET RID OF THE UNNECESSARY”. Because of that, we are a simple church with no bells and whistles.  We’re often lovingly referred to as “The Village People”.  Known as a diverse community with a desire to share the Hope and Love that Jesus has to offer.  We would love to have you join us.


Pastor SeungPil Lee and Saeroun Church

SeungPil Lee

Saeroun Church
12432 9th. Garden Grove, CA 92844
Service is 11:45 AM on Sundays

The heart of our church is that we should not follow the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of our mind (Rom.12:2). We are a group of people called our for a specific purposes: to teach biblical truths (Bible-centered), to make disciples (Loving people) and to Invest next generation (Korean American). Our mission is to holding God’s truths and connecting to God, people, nations and the lost. Our desire is to see people come to new life in Christ and see them become true believer of Him.
As a Christ-centered body of Christ, Saeroun Church exists to make Christ known to our neighbors and the world through loving, giving, serving and equipping people to advance for God’s Kingdom.


Pastor David Kim and Irvine Spectrum Ministry

davidkim1Irvine Spectrum Ministry
16662 Hale Ave. Irvine. CA 92606
Sunday Service: 11:00AM
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ISM was born in November, 2014 in the city of Irvine. Since then, every day is an exciting venture in faith in terms of discovering why God has called us to be the body of Christ and how much blessings He can provide when we humbly follow Him.
I have served as a full-time missionary for 4 years for Chinese and Korean Chinese after finishing M.Div. degree. I also had a privilege to serve a Korean-American church (SBC) in Hawaii as a senior pastor for 11 years.
ISM exists to passionately preach the radical gospel of Jesus and make disciples who faithfully follow the footsteps of Jesus Christ. We are committed to learn the Word of God


Pastor Paul Persi and Group 99 Church

Family pic--PersiGroup 99 Church
7141 Katella Ave
Stanton, CA 90680
Sunday Service – 10:00AM
Pastor Paul Persi

Paul and his wife Renee were married in May of 1989 and have 2 children Stacie and Eric.  Paul was a family pastor for 13 years at a church in Huntington Beach when God called him to plant a church in the city of Stanton.  On February 14, 2016 Group 99 Church launched on a dirt lot outside a motel on Beach Blvd.  On May 1, 2016 the church moved into a small storefront located in the Katella Square and on February 12, 2017 they have leased another storefront to have a children’s/youth building.

Group 99 Church is reaching the unreached by partnering with local Christian businesses and organizations to bring love, hope and restoration to our city and beyond.


Pastor Seungbae Min and Faith Chapel

Seungbae Min -- FamilyFaith Chapel
2121 W. Crescent Ave # E, Anaheim, CA 92801
Services: Sunday at 11:00 am, Friday at 8pm

I am Pastor Min, a husband to Jaehee Min, and we have a daughter named Esther. I worked at GCC of Torrance for 12 years. And in 2013, We planted a church in Anaheim with eight young adults.

The motto of our church is “The Cross is the face of a Christian!”

Through Christians, we hope that Jesus can be seen through our actions, words, and family. We are making a lot of efforts to reach that goal to our community. We are focusing on the children’s ministry and cultural ministry though continual mission trips and a handbell team. With these teams, we evangelize to those who don’t believe in God, and help the believers to grow their faith.