Minister Cardinius Tyrone Byars’s 

Head of Christian Education 
Nursing Home Ministry 

Born June 20, 1973, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Minister Byars was raised in the traditional southern Baptist setting of Cleveland Chapel Baptist Church. He graduated from Spartanburg High School in 1991. After graduating High School, Cardenius joined the United States Marine Corps, where he served faithfully until he was honorably discharged after the expiration of his contract.

In 1997, Cardenius decided to stay in San Diego after his discharge from the Corps. He attended many congregations over the next few years until he finally became a member of New Creation Church of San Diego in 2010. At NCC, He began to grow into his love for the Word and chose to walk in a closer relationship with the Lord. Cardenius became a member of the NCC Brotherhood, and became diligent in attending the Living Hope for Hurting Men Ministry, Celebrate Recovery, Bible Discovery Hour, and Roots class.

In May 2011, Cardenius followed his heart to the Church of Yeshua Ha Mashiach. On March 04, 2012, Cardenius was ordained as a Deacon. In Feburary of 2013 he was licensed as a Minister. He is currently the head of Christian Education.Cardenius is also currently working on his bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry at San Diego Christian College.  He is married to Jazell Sandiford and has two lovely children.

Minister Adrian Church

Executive Assistant to the Pastor
Pastor of Men's Ministries
SWAT / Great Commission Ministries 
Minister Adrian L. Church was born in from St. Petersburg, Florida. He retired from the United States Marines Corps in 2008 as a Master Sergeant. He received his Associate Degree in Management from Barstow Community College. Currently he’s working on his Bachelor Degree in Christian Ministries at San Diego Christian College. He is married to Marilou S. Church and has two lovely children, EuGene L. Simmons and Kodii A. Church. He is humbled and honored to serve as the Executive Assistance to Pastor Dennis Hodges.


Minister Jacqueline A. Crump-Pace

Pastor of Women's Ministries

Minister Jacqueline A. Crump-Pace was born on March 20, 1953, in Jeffersonville Indiana.  She moved with her family to San Diego, California when she was eight years old.  As a young girl she attended the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, and also performed in the Crump Instrumental Musical Trio with her sister and brother, for over 12 years. 

Associate Pastor Crump-Pace received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music from San Diego State University in 1974, as well as her California Ryan Single-Subject Teaching Credential in 1975.  She retired from public school teaching in 2010, after thirty-four years as a music teacher in the San Diego City and County Schools.  She received a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree from Dyer Times Ministries, Inc.  She is currently pursuing a Second Year Doctorate Degree from the Light Of Faith Christian Bible College.  She is the Team Leader for both the San Diego Rescue Mission Women’s Church Service on the first Sunday of each month, and the fourth Saturday Church Service at the Granite Hills Healthcare and Wellness Center, in El Cajon, California.  Associate Pastor Jacqueline Crump-Pace became a licensed minister on June 1, 2014.  She was ordained on July 10, 2016.  She is a wife, mother and grandmother.  To God Be The Glory!


Minister-In-Training Eddie J. Pace Jr.                                   

Minister-In-Training Eddie James Pace Jr. is a former Federal Bureau  of Prisons Senior Correctional Officer. He started his career at the Federal Prison in Atlanta, Georgia and also worked at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in San Diego, California. Eddie Jr. received his Associate of Science Degree In Administration of Justice/Corrections May 28, 1977 from Southwestern College. He also received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration December 26,1979, from San Diego State University.  Eddie Jr. received his Juris Doctor Degree In Law June 2, 2007, from Western Sierra Law School. He is the Team Leader of the Prison Ministry at The Church Of Yeshua Ha Mashiach.  He received an Associate Degree in Biblical Studies, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies from Dyer Times Ministries, Inc.

He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Church Administration from Light Of Faith Christian Bible College.  He is a husband, father and grandfather.  To God Be The Glory!