REV. ISRAEL LA GUARDIA
Rev. Israel La Guardia is the Senior Pastor of CEAC. He joined CEAC in April 24, 2014. As the Senior Pastor of the church he is responsible for vision casting in consultation with the elders board, and creating a visionary culture in which all members of CEAC are not only inspired but also become committed stakeholders in claiming the vision as their own, and in becoming mobilized to engage in a missional lifestyle.
He is responsible for the Pulpit & Teaching ministry, provides leadership development, grow an effective staff team and provide pastoral care for members.
Israel enjoys spending time with his wife, Ligaya and two grown up children, Johanne & Yasmin. He loves to watch sports, especially NBA & NHL.
Favourite verse: Philippians 1:21 (NASB)
"For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain."
PTR. SADIRI TONYVIC TIRA
Pastor Tony is the Pastor for the Young Adults. A member of the CEAC pastoral staff since 2015, he also serves full-time in Edmonton’s inner-city. At CEAC he is responsible for coordinating young adults ministry, missions and evangelism, and preparing the monthly Night of Worship & Prayer (along with the pastoral team).
Tony enjoys eating new things, Oilers hockey, Van Damme movies, and spending time with his wife (Zen) and two children.
Favourite verse: Romans 8:28
“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”
PTR. IMMANUEL GARCERA
Pastor Eman is the Pastor for the Youth Ministry. He officially became a youth pastor with CEAC on September 2015.
Likes to: Tinker with cars, draw, play the guitar, and play video games.
Favorite verse: Mark 12:30
"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength"