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About Us

Southern  Pacific District of the Assemblies of God (SPD)


We are a nonprofit organization under section 501 © (3) of the Code of IRS, it is a religious organization in the United States. We support Ministries, churches and expansions of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ in Southern California, Nevada and Hawaii, with a concentration in pastoral and teaching ministries, church planting, counseling and pastoral formation.


SPD plays a very important role in shepherding the Hispanic Community. The ministers and pastors of our organization centered in his ministerial work in churches, retreats and conferences. His duties include leadership training seminars, instructional doctrinal classes, spiritual counseling and evangelism.


SPD is a religious non-profit organization based in La Puente, California, which represents more than 250 local Hispanic churches in Southern California. The South Pacific District of the Assemblies of God owns and manages the Latin American Theological Seminary, founded in 1975.

Womens Ministry 

Rev. Nina Arroyo

(310) 710-4370



HonorBound Men's Ministry

Rev. Javier Munoz

(951) 623-3075



Youth Ministries

Rev. Manny Rodriguez

(562) 708-4549



Next Generation Ministers

Rev. Carlos Gamez Jr.

(951) 756-8690



Royal Rangers

Rev. Alex Lainez

(626) 226-3162



Girls Ministry 

Miss Minerva Morales

(909) 714-3148



Church Planting

Rev. Rudy Paniagua

(949) 680-7441



SPD Mision

Rev. Carlos España

(213) 839-3024



Center of Education 

Rev. Ernesto Ambriz

(951) 276-1430



Women in Ministry 

Rev. Blanca Castro

(909) 917-4483



Pastoral Care 

Rev. Raul Castro

(909) 376-3372



Men & Women in Business 

Rev. Socrates Jaen

(909) 904-8233


Kings Castle

Rev. Luis Castro

(323) 350-4733



English Ministry 

Rev. Sam Meza

(818) 335-2422



Coaching Ministry 

Dr. Urias Mendoza

(909) 510-2069



LABI College

14209 E. Lomitas Ave.

La Puente, CA 91746

Phone:(626) 968-1328

Fax:(626) 961-7253


Senior Ministries 

Enoc Paredes

(562) 400-4585


Ministers Wifes Ministry 

Janice Navarrete

(626) 968-5088 Ext. 427

Region 1 - Desert

Executive Presbyter - Rev. Jesse Villarreal

District Presbyter (Imperial Valley) - Rev. Mike Neciuk


Region 2 - Inland

Executive Presbyter - Dr. Urias Mendoza

District Presbyter (San Bernardino) - Rev. Ernesto Ambriz

District Presbyter (San Gabriel) - Rev. Lalo Guerrero

District Presbyter (Las Vegas) - Rev. Marcos Donis


Region 3 - South

Executive Presbyter - Rev. Pedro Vega

District Presbyter (Orange North) - Rev. Saul Rios

District Presbyter (Orange South) - Rev. Blandina Tamara


Region 4 - North

Executive Presbyter - Rev. William Rodriguez

District Presbyter (San Fernando) - Rev. Ana Rivera

District Presbyter (La Costa) - Rev. Sylvia Hoover

District Presbyter (East Los Angeles) - Rev. Rolando Barahona


Region 5 - Los Angeles

Executive Presbyter - Rev. Enoc Paredes

District Presbyter (Central Los Angeles) - Eliseo Ruelas

District Presbyter (Long Beach) - Manuel Montes


Region 6 - English

Executive Presbyter - Rev. Jack Miranda

Executive Presbyter under 40 - Rev. Joshua Canales

District Presbyter (North) - Rev. Felix Garcia

District Presbyter (South) - Rev. Manny Rodriguez

District Presbyter (East) - Rev. John Perea


Region 7- San Diego

Executive Presbyter - Rev. Jesús Campa

District Presbyter (San Diego South) - Rev. Ester Tejada

District Presbyter (San Diego North) - Rev. Edwin Mota


Appointed Woman Executive Presbyter - Rev. Lupita Navar


Honorary Presbyters

Rev. Elias Fragoso

Rev. Refugio Tejada

Rev. Daniel Tamara

Rev. Louie Ortiz

Rev. Simon Melendres


Latin American Bible Institute & Latin American Theological Seminary

President - Dr. Marty Harris


Finance Board

Rev. Vincente Simite

Rev. Guadalupe Navar


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