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Rob Keller, our Middle School Pastor, and his wife April, have three boys. They have been attending our church for nearly a year now and are thankful to be apart of our church family. Rob has several years of experience as a middle school pastor, as well as, a credentialed teacher. Our 6th, 7th and 8th graders are blessed with a great leadership team and dynamic ministry.
Dennis has been married to Dani for 38 years. They feel blessed with three grown children and seven grandchildren. Dennis’ professional background is in systems design & industrial engineering. Prior to FCC, Dennis was a worship leader for 17 years and was ordained as a pastor in April of 2003.
Dani is happily married to a wonderful man with three grown children. As of April 2016, she will have eight energetic grand babies! Dani has been given the gift of encouragement. She is a lay counselor for the Stephen’s Ministry where she comes along side women who are in difficult situations by lending an ear or holding their hand while praying for and with them. Dani enjoys helping in the church office as needed, and enjoys decorating for special events at church. Dani also loves to go on short-term mission trips and has recently started mentoring the Jr. High age girls in the Rise Up group. She also enjoys traveling, camping, sewing projects, swimming, and spending time with her girlfriend’s while shopping. :)
Dani’s life verse is Isaiah 6:8“…here I am Lord, send me".
Rick and his wife, Monica, have been married since 1982. They have two daughters. Amanda lives in Oklahoma and is married to Jonny. They had their first child in March, 2013. Becky is their youngest. Rick has been involved in youth ministry for many years, working for various Friends Churches including a stint at Quaker Meadow Christian Camp. Rick also works fulltime as a store manager in a local health food store in Brea. Rick graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a M.A. in Christian Education with an emphasis in youth ministry. He loves Jesus and His Church with a deep desire to serve others and to demonstrate how to live like Christ.
Andrew Avalos was born in 1996 in Whittier, CA and was raised in Placentia. He lives with his mom, Dee Dee, and his sister, Alyssa. Since the age of 4, Andrew had a love for all sports, especially baseball. In high school, he played football, baseball, water polo and swim but that came to an abrupt end when he underwent surgery on his shoulder. He is currently employed and is also studying biology with hopes of being an orthopedic surgeon. Andrew enjoys working with the junior high kids and watching Netflix.
Chad grew up in Placentia and attended Rose Drive Friends Church where he met and married his high school sweetheart, Amber. They joined the FCC church plant in 2002 and have been blessed to serve in many different ways over the years. Chad loves being a dad of 3 boys and enjoys hiking, biking, sports, camping and just playing outdoors. He loves God and desires to serve him wherever he can.
Garrett Godsey is the Middle School Ministry intern. He has been working with the middle school since November of 2015. He has been attending Friends Community Church since October of 2005. He attended Brea Olinda High School and Buena Park High School. He wrestled for both schools. He absolutely loves the middle school ministry and desires to continue serving in that capacity. Garrett plans to attend Fullerton College next semester for a degree in Criminal Justice.