Every member of Ethnos is an essential part of the life and mission of the community; a true spiritual community has everyone contributing their God given gifts and passions. Some are called to organize, lead, and oversee particular areas of life and ministry - at Ethnos, this is the Staff Team.
Pastor, Elder (Staff)
Scott grew up as a 5th generation Chinese American in the church that his father led. There he met his wife Lydia, who is also Chinese American. Scott is a native southern Californian, and his search for a church that embraced both his cultures led him & Lydia to Ethnos Church, where Scott served first as a resident intern and now as a Pastor.
Amy is biracial and grew up as 4th generation Japanese American and Caucasian in California. She came to San Diego for college, and when she graduated became the Administrator for Ethnos. Amy also recently married her husband Tyler, who attended Ethnos as well while they were both in college.
Worship Director (Staff)
Eric, born in Birmingham, Alabama, spent most of his early years living between Lake Charles, Louisiana and Birmingham. As a musician, his pursuit of multiethnic worship music has taken him to different countries throughout the world. His journey eventually led him to San Diego, California where he became Worship Director at Ethnos.
Children's Director (staff)
Kirsty grew up in the Philippines and moved to Jordan to work with children. While there, she met her husband Daniel. Together they moved to Turkey and, for the sake of their kids, eventually relocated to San Diego where they connected with Ethnos Community Church and where Kirsty became Children's Director.
Salvador grew up in Los Angeles and came to San Diego for school, where he got plugged in at Ethnos. Sal recently graduated from UCSD and is serving as Youth Director at Ethnos.