Lead Pastor

John Paul Arceno started young in the pastoral ministry. In 2011, PJP started preaching when he was called to be an Associate/Youth Pastor in Pasay City. In 2016, he became the Lead Pastor of a community church in Baguio City until December 2019. Right after finishing his ThM at Southern Seminary, in Dec 2020, he became the Interim Pastor of UCBC and was called to become the Lead Pastor in September 2021.

He has been, and is still, part of local and global missions, church planting, and academic fields. He is actively participating in the theological academe through WEA, ETS, Indigitous, etc. while he passionately proclaims the gospel of Christ weekly, pastoral care, and equipping at UCBC communities (Union and Annandale NJ).

Education:

  • Ph.D. ST at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Fort Worth, TX) – current
  • Post-Graduate in Theology at Spurgeon’s College (London UK) – 2022
  • ThM at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville, KY) – 2020
  • MDiv at Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary (Baguio City) – 2017

 

Elders

Jonathan Candari

Jaime San Andres

Aldo Guce

Deacons

Charina Grino – Home Team

Noel Cortez – Heart Team

Mae Manon-og – Home Team

None – Hope Team

Council

Terry Fajarito – Council Secretary

Joy Espantar – Prayer Ministry

with Elders and Deacon Head