OUR SERVANT-LEADERS

Alex Hong, Pastor Elder

Alex came to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ at Christian Fellowship Bible Church in 2005. It has been his home and church family since then. After getting saved, Alex devoted himself to the study of the Scriptures. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in the Study of Religion at the University of California-San Diego, went on to complete his Master's in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at Biola University's Talbot Theological Seminary, and most recently completed his Master's of Divinity at the Master's Seminary. Apart from meeting the Lord Jesus Christ in 2005, the second most important decision in his life involved meeting his wife Helen at CFBC. Alex and Helen have been married since 2012 and they have four children: Serene, Valor, Reverie, and Verity. You can find Alex on Desiring GodFacebook, and Instagram.

Nelson Alura, Pastor Elder

Nelson was born in Manila, Philippines, but grew up in Southern California. He rejoined CFBC with his wife Loisruth in 2009, served as a deacon since 2010, and became CFBC's first lay elder in 2017. Nelson has been blessed to be raised in a Christian home where God was taught and church service was modeled, but it wasn’t until he was in high school that the gospel became real and he made his personal acceptance of Jesus Christ as his Savior and Lord. Nelson has been married to his wife Loisruth for over 25 years and they have three children: Aarika, Cassie, and Garrett. His life verse is John 3:30 - “He must increase, but I must decrease.”

Francis Constante, Pastor Elder

Francis was born and raised in Bacolod City, Philippines. He came to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ during college through Student Missionary Outreach in 1992. He was baptized soon after and became a member of Lifespring Christian Church. After attending seminars and trainings, Francis served as an SMO bible study teacher, preaching the gospel to students and organizing bible studies. In 1996, Francis served as a volunteer missionary and worked to expand SMO's ministry in the Metro Manila area, encouraging local churches to take part in the campus ministry. He moved to California in 2002 and became a member at CFBC. He has been married to his wife Raquel for over 15 years and they have been blessed with four children: Khevin, Gabriel, Francesca, and Francine.

Joey Uy, Deacon

Joey started attending CFBC at the end of 1996 after moving from Guam to California. In 1997, the whole family joined him in California. He is married to Gie and they are blessed with three children: Jireh, Peniel, and Benzer. The family has been members of CFBC since 1997. His Christian faith blossomed when he started attending First Baptist Church of Pildira in the Philippines which Pastor Ed Ormeo nurtured as a young church in the 1980s. Joey currently works at Paramount Pictures in Hollywood under the Motion Picture Reporting Group. He uses his expertise serving CFBC as Finance Officer overseeing the financial reporting of the church. 

Tony Ormeo, Deacon

Tony has been a member of CFBC since 2006. The first ministry he was involved in at CFBC was setting up the chairs and audio-visual system in preparation for the youth fellowship and Sunday worship service every Friday night. Since then, he has been humbly serving in other areas as a deacon where the Lord has taught him to serve diligently and faithfully until He comes. His life verse is 1 Corinthians 15:58 - "Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord."

Vic Carreon, Deacon

Biography coming soon!

Ted Tumbos, Deacon

Ted was born on October 27, 1922 in Murcia, Negros Occidental, Philippines. He received the Lord as his personal savior in 1943 when his sister-in-law shared the gospel to him. After that day, he became an active member at a church in Murcia. He married Luz Tiangha on December 16, 1943. He and his wife were blessed with nine children. His eldest child petitioned his wife and him to the United States, and they came May 1980. They became members of CFBC soon afterward. Ted has been serving as a deacon and teaching the Illongo Sunday school class since 1980. His wife went home to be with the Lord in February 2009.

Levi Rivera, Deacon

Biography coming soon!

Fidel Tumbos, Deacon

Fidel was born and raised in Murcia, Negros Occidental, Philippines. He was baptized in 1975 and became an active member of Murcia Evangelical Church as president of the youth before migrating to the United States and becoming an active member of CFBC in 1989. He completed a degree in electronic engineering technology at ITT. He has been married to Flordeliza Fabia Tumbos since 2003 and they have four children: Fauna, Titus, Faith, and Timothy. His life verse is Isaiah 55: 6-7 - “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon." 

Ed Ormeo, Senior Pastor Emeritus

October 14, 1944 - April 30, 2017

Pastor Ed (as he is fondly called) arrived at CFBC in 1989 and faithfully served as senior pastor until he was called to glory on April 30, 2017. Pastor Ed's contributions will forever be embedded into the history of CFBC, and his legacy will be marked by his love for God, his steadfast preaching of His Word, and his care for the people of CFBC. Pastor Ed is survived by his wife Daybelen, children Ging, Lyn, Edwin (Toots), JanJan, and the entire church whom he always claimed as his family.

Sonny Dela, Deacon Emeritus

Sonny started attending CFBC in 1987 and become a church member in 1988. Since then, he has been involved in various ministries. He has served as a junior class Sunday school teacher, the church treasurer, and in the young professionals group, among others. He became a deacon in 1991, faithfully serving the Lord and supporting the church leadership until moving to Sacramento in 2017. Sonny and his wife Fely have been married for over 33 years and they have three daughters: Andrea Feliz, Hazel Faye, and Sandy Ruth.

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