Fr. Jose was born in Cuba. He earned his ThM from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA, and has been a priest since 1983 and the Senior Pastor of St. David's since 1991. He and his wife Maly have been married since 1976, and they have two daughters and four grandchildren. Fr. Jose enjoys sports, movies, and reading.
A 30-year resident of Los Angeles, Fr. Astor has a great love for this city and is extremely passionate about sharing the good news of Jesus with his community. Soon after completing his ThM degree in New Testament studies from Princeton Theological Seminary, he took up Holy Orders and was ordained to the Deaconate in 2018, with plans of eventually being consecrated to the Priesthood. His education also includes a MDiv from Fuller Theological Seminary (2007-2011) and a BA in Biblical Studies from Azusa Pacific University (2005-2007). He and his lovely wife, Narineh, are the blessed parents of their two sons, Sebastian and John-Paul. In his free time, he enjoys dinning at new restaurants, watching sports, listening to classical music, and reading books at local coffee shops.
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Fr. Steve has served at St. David’s as a priest since 2009 and as a Deacon from 2006 to 2009. Fr. Steve earned a Master of Divinity degree at Fuller Theological Seminary in 2005 and an MBA from Columbia University. During the week, Fr. Steve is the Chief Financial Officer of Los Angeles Christian Health Centers. In his spare time, he enjoys movies, theater, NFL football, reading and time with friends.
Born in Somerset, KY, Deacon DiAnne has been a member of St. David's Church since the 1970s. At St. David's she serves in many ministry capacities. She currently serves in Teaching Ministry, Prayer Ministry and Pastoral Care Ministry. DiAnne is widowed and has two grandchildren. She loves reading, listening to music and on a non-crowded beach day she loves watching the lively play of the ocean.