Meet The Team

Rev. Christopher Codrington

Co-Director of Missions (DOM)

Church Planting Director

Cell: (310) 897-7366

Office: (310) 671-4772

Email: Pastorchrisgtbc@gmail.com

The Director of Missions oversees the daily running of the Association. His primary task is to serve the local churches and pastors as an area missionary. 

The Church Planting Director oversees the assisting of churches in starting new church starts. He helps resource and train the new church planters and assists in the Healthy Church Network.

Pastor Quentin Oden

Co-Director of Missions (DOM)

Cell: (562) 612-9203

Email: odenls@aol.com

The Director of Missions oversees the daily running of the Association. His primary task is to serve the local churches and pastors as an area missionary.

Min. Orlando Hadnot

Moderator

Works closely with the DOM in developing and facilitating the work of the Association. The Moderator chairs all meetings of the Association and the Executive Board. Makes appointments as provided for in the Constitution and Bylaws and instructed by the Association Executive Board. Serve as an ex-officio member of all committees of the Association. Promotes the Association's work, its committees, and programs, and assists so far as is reasonable. Represents the Association before the churches, community, and denomination, as necessary.

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Paulette Alexander

Association Administrator

Provides administrative support to staff of LAX Urban Center. Manages the Association office. Serves as Associational Council secretary. Prepares materials for Executive Board and Associational Council meetings. Provides specialized assistance to churches when possible.

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Rev. Willard Smith

Educational Ministries Director

Phone: 323/758-8688   

Email: RevSmithWL@aol.com 

The Educational Ministries Director oversees the various educational departments within our LAX Urban Center. His primary task is to direct the Associational Church Lay Ministry school (CLTI) for lay people in all areas of church ministry. Also, the Educational Ministries Director is available to assist any church or church plant that is seeking ways to strengthen their education and discipleship ministries. 

Pastor Esau Canales

Hispanic Ministries Associate Director

Cell (310) 310-1384

Office: (310) 455-8003

Email: Pastor_Esau_IFNV347@yahoo.com

Pastor Marlon Pascual

Hispanic Ministries Associate Director

Cell: (310) 963-9713

Office: (310) 455-8003

Email: paskastell14@yahoo.com

The Hispanic Ministries Director primarily oversees our Hispanic Ministry Team. This Hispanic Ministry Teams’ task is to assist Hispanic churches and church plants in growing toward more excellent health. The

Hispanic Team is comprised of volunteers from several churches that have expertise in Sunday School, Evangelism, Leadership, Ministry, Children, Youth, Worship, and Discipleship. Esau partners with our Hispanic church strategist in helping start new Hispanic churches. 

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Rev. Eric Jones

Ministry Specialist

The Ministry Specialist oversees the assisting of churches in starting new church starts. He helps resource and train the new church planters. He is also part of the Healthy Church Ministries Team.  

Cell: 424-246-1597  

Email: ericjonessr@gmail.com 

Min. D’Joy Cagle

Evangelism Ministries Director

The Evangelism Ministries Director oversees all evangelistic support ministries within the LAX Urban Center. The Director directs all of the evangelism support projects, witnessing training, and church evangelism strategy planning. This position is also a part of the Healthy Church Ministries Team.  

Cell: (323) 823-0007      

Email: thejoyofgod@aol.com

Sandra Williams

Women’s Ministries Director

The Women’s Ministries Director oversees all women’s support ministries within the LAX Urban Center.  The Director works with pastors/church planters/churches to develop strong women’s ministries in the churches with a focus on missions and relationship 

building among women.  She is also part of the Healthy Church Ministries Team. 

Cell: (310) 995-2985

Email: twosisterschat@yahoo.com