Lead Pastors

 
Joshua Chavez   -  Lead Pastor  As lead pastor of Revive Church, Joshua is responsible for the overall vision, teaching direction & spiritual health of the church. Joshua is passionate about church multiplication, church planting, discipleship, leadership development and missions.

Joshua Chavez - Lead Pastor

As lead pastor of Revive Church, Joshua is responsible for the overall vision, teaching direction & spiritual health of the church. Joshua is passionate about church multiplication, church planting, discipleship, leadership development and missions.

Noemi Chavez   -  Lead Pastor  Noemi has been leading Revive Church with her husband Joshua since 2008. What she loves most about her role is that it changes as the church grows. Aside from speaking and teaching, she oversees ministry leaders, speaker development and life group leaders. Noemi has two teenage boys and enjoys trying new foods with the family, especially when it’s Joshua cooking.

Noemi Chavez - Lead Pastor

Noemi has been leading Revive Church with her husband Joshua since 2008. What she loves most about her role is that it changes as the church grows. Aside from speaking and teaching, she oversees ministry leaders, speaker development and life group leaders. Noemi has two teenage boys and enjoys trying new foods with the family, especially when it’s Joshua cooking.

 

 
Robert Aboites   -  Executive Pastor  Robert is responsible for the overall financial health, operations, and strategic planning process for the church. Robert has been part of the Revive Church history since inception, but officially joined the staff in 2013. He loves discipling and developing leaders, and together with his wife Beth, passionately work at helping couples build healthy marriages. Robert and Beth have raised 3 boys, Coleman, Nicolas, and Jordan. Now they are enjoying their two grandkids.

Robert Aboites - Executive Pastor

Robert is responsible for the overall financial health, operations, and strategic planning process for the church. Robert has been part of the Revive Church history since inception, but officially joined the staff in 2013. He loves discipling and developing leaders, and together with his wife Beth, passionately work at helping couples build healthy marriages. Robert and Beth have raised 3 boys, Coleman, Nicolas, and Jordan. Now they are enjoying their two grandkids.

Vanessa Cruz   -  Student Ministry Director  Vanessa works with middle school, high school students, and young adults. Vanessa joined staff as director of student ministries in 2015 and has been a part of our Revive Church family since 2009. God met her in her brokenness when she was a junior in high school and since then knew her calling was to be that youth leader that will NOT tap out, no matter how hard, how messy, how exhausting, how overwhelming it will ever get. She can never say no to wings! Vanessa is married to the lover of pizza Joseph Cruz.

Vanessa Cruz - Student Ministry Director

Vanessa works with middle school, high school students, and young adults. Vanessa joined staff as director of student ministries in 2015 and has been a part of our Revive Church family since 2009. God met her in her brokenness when she was a junior in high school and since then knew her calling was to be that youth leader that will NOT tap out, no matter how hard, how messy, how exhausting, how overwhelming it will ever get. She can never say no to wings! Vanessa is married to the lover of pizza Joseph Cruz.

Michelle Leal   -  Children’s Ministry Director  Michelle oversees everything kid related, from the ages of 6 weeks to 5th grade. She is in charge of all kids curriculum, and all Kid City volunteers. She’s been a part of the Revive Church family since 2008 having church planted with Pastor Josh and Noemi. Working with all Revive kids and families gives her the opportunity to walk with these kids as they grow in their faith. Her husband Fernando and her have two amazing young kids named Mila and Levi.

Michelle Leal - Children’s Ministry Director

Michelle oversees everything kid related, from the ages of 6 weeks to 5th grade. She is in charge of all kids curriculum, and all Kid City volunteers. She’s been a part of the Revive Church family since 2008 having church planted with Pastor Josh and Noemi. Working with all Revive kids and families gives her the opportunity to walk with these kids as they grow in their faith. Her husband Fernando and her have two amazing young kids named Mila and Levi.

Brooke Baker   -  Operations Administrator  Brooke manages all the campus facilities for Revive Church. One of Brooke’s favorite aspects is engaging with the community and finding partners to further impact neighborhoods with resources and programs.

Brooke Baker - Operations Administrator

Brooke manages all the campus facilities for Revive Church. One of Brooke’s favorite aspects is engaging with the community and finding partners to further impact neighborhoods with resources and programs.

Stefan Paz   -  Worship Arts Director  Stefan first interned at Revive Church in 2015 before coming onboard as music director in 2018. HIs love for guitar started at 16 and it led him to pursue a degree in Music and Worship from Azusa Pacific University. He oversees vocalists, musicians, sound engineers and those on the production side. Stefan enjoys binge watching movies and shows with his wife and friends.

Stefan Paz - Worship Arts Director

Stefan first interned at Revive Church in 2015 before coming onboard as music director in 2018. HIs love for guitar started at 16 and it led him to pursue a degree in Music and Worship from Azusa Pacific University. He oversees vocalists, musicians, sound engineers and those on the production side. Stefan enjoys binge watching movies and shows with his wife and friends.

Miley Waterman   -  Director of Special Events & Services  Miley has been on the Revive Church staff since 2014. Her favorite aspect of her role is working with all of the Dream Team members who make the Revive experience special each weekend. Miley is a native of Southern California and resides in Long Beach with her husband, son, and two very spoiled dogs.

Miley Waterman - Director of Special Events & Services

Miley has been on the Revive Church staff since 2014. Her favorite aspect of her role is working with all of the Dream Team members who make the Revive experience special each weekend. Miley is a native of Southern California and resides in Long Beach with her husband, son, and two very spoiled dogs.

Fernando Leal   -  Worship Arts Coordinator  Having planted a church with pastors Joshua and Noemi before transitioning to do ministry in Long Beach, Fernando has played so many roles at Revive Church. He manages the Sunday worship experience so that everyone has a great experience at all campuses. His wife Michelle and two children live in Long Beach.

Fernando Leal - Worship Arts Coordinator

Having planted a church with pastors Joshua and Noemi before transitioning to do ministry in Long Beach, Fernando has played so many roles at Revive Church. He manages the Sunday worship experience so that everyone has a great experience at all campuses. His wife Michelle and two children live in Long Beach.

Aaron & Pamela Velazquez   -  Campus Pastors  After serving for several years at Revive Church as the Spanish ministry pastors, Aaron and Pamela were led to Matehuela, San Luis Potosi, Mexico as pastors in 2018. Aaron and Pamela are passionate about the people of Mexico. They both come from families of ministers.

Aaron & Pamela Velazquez - Campus Pastors

After serving for several years at Revive Church as the Spanish ministry pastors, Aaron and Pamela were led to Matehuela, San Luis Potosi, Mexico as pastors in 2018. Aaron and Pamela are passionate about the people of Mexico. They both come from families of ministers.

Antonio Reyes   -  Campus Pastors  Pastor Antonio Reyes is currently the South Gate Campus Pastor for Revive Church. He leads and cares for the leaders and members of this campus. Pastor Antonio, along with his wife Gabby, has been committed to Revive’s leadership and vision since 2013. The opportunity to create a space for people to come and encounter the love of God through community is what he loves most about being a Revive Church campus pastor.

Antonio Reyes - Campus Pastors

Pastor Antonio Reyes is currently the South Gate Campus Pastor for Revive Church. He leads and cares for the leaders and members of this campus. Pastor Antonio, along with his wife Gabby, has been committed to Revive’s leadership and vision since 2013. The opportunity to create a space for people to come and encounter the love of God through community is what he loves most about being a Revive Church campus pastor.