Karla Merino has a great love and passion for kids. Karla has been a part of MIssion 316 since 2015 and became the director of Kids Unlimited in 2017. A natural organizer, Her mission is see that Kids Unlimited blesses kids by making sure the ministry runs smoothly. Her focus is clear, her energy boundless, and her love for God and all children is amazing. She is a wonderful wife and mother of two precious kids!
Joaquin has been an amazing addition to our staff. His leadership skill, passion for worship and love for Jesus is clear to all who know him. His ministry touches those he leads.
Sam is the Lead Pastor atM316. He loves God and people, his family and his Jack Russells - Zoe and Brooklyn. He likes reading books on Kindle, sailing on Mission Bay and listening to music. His passion is to see every single person know Christ and come to completeness in Him. He has a degree in Bible, and graduate degrees in Marriage and Family Counseling and Psychology. He loves sushi.
Jen has worn many hats in M316's ministry. She currently leads Kids Unlimited as the Director and when she is not doing that, she loves singing on the worship team!
A Different way of doing church
Judy is a tireless and dedicated servant. She assists Sam and the church in organizing the ministry. Her mission is to see God glorified in all that is said and done. She knows how to have fun too!