Senior Pastor

Dr. Jim Meek

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Dr. Meek accepted the call to El Camino Baptist Church as full-time senior pastor, October of 2016. He comes to us having served in four churches over the last 40 years. Dr. Meek received his Masters of Divinity and Doctorate of Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas. He and his wife, Nancie, have three children and 3 grandchildren. Jim has a passion for history, teaching and evangelism.

Worship Leader

Jason Kell

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Jason Kell has grown up at El Camino and is grandson to the previous pastor Max Kell. Jason is a talented drummer that has always played with the worship team and as of 2021 has stepped into the role of worship leader. He is a business owner in the concrete industry. Jason has a passion for the bible, family, music, and hunting.

Business Manager/Little Kids' and Kids Director

Colleen Ishimaru

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Colleen has served at 5 previous churches, including the LA area, Santa Barbara and San Francisco as the children’s pastor/director. El Camino Baptist will be her 6th church. She has also served as area director of 3 Child Evangelism Fellowship chapters and as a physical education/aquatic director at 3 YMCAs.

She has a bachelor's degree from Biola and is a graduate of the Children's Ministries Institute. A mom of 4 adult children and gram-gram to three.

Colleen views children’s ministry as the most important mission field.

Interim Youth Director, Missions/Men's/Young Adult Director

Jafet Estevez

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Jafet has grown up at El Camino and was interested in serving in ministry when he had the opportunity to help in the sound booth as a youth. In 2013 his family was asked to start a Hispanic ministry and lead a Spanish speaking service as an extension of El Camino in order to better serve the community. Jafet stepped up as a leader around January 2015 taking on many roles; Chairman of the Missions Committee, Chairman of the Deacons, Interim Youth Director, Men's Ministry Director, and the Young Adults Small Group Leader.

Office Administrator

Carl Turner

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Carl accepted the call to El Camino in March of 2020 as a part-time Office Administrator. Carl has served in the United States Air Force and after completing his military service, he began studying for the ministry completing his Bachelors in History with a Minor in Pastoral Ministries and Political Science from Ouachita Baptist University. Carl has many years of experience serving in other churches.