Leadership & Staff


Vincent Hawkins

Family: Married to Kathleen D. Hawkins for 34 years.  Four adult children; one daughter, three sons, and seven grandchildren.

Ministry: Over 30 years of ministerial service in the church of Christ; living, teaching, and preaching the gospel of Christ, counseling and ministering to families and youth. Past teacher at Normandie Christian, Orange County Christian, and Panorama Christian schools.  Past part-time instructor at Southern California School of Evangelism in Buena Park.  Have spoken at the National Lectureship for churches of Christ, West Coast Preachers Forum, and Arizona lectureships.  Guest facilitator at marriage seminars with spouse locally and nationally. Past Co-facilitator with spouse at the Annual Pepperdine Lectures, having served as a committee member for the Agape Family Connection in Los Angles, and currently involved in missionary efforts in Ethiopia, with past efforts in the Bahamas, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, and South Africa.  Current travel assistant to Israel for the past three years. Served congregations in the Inland Empire, and Los Angeles area. Currently serving as co-minister with James Apollos Maxwell for the Figueroa church, in Los Angeles CA.  


Los Angeles Bible College: Biblical Studies

A.A.    Behavioral Social Sciences; Mt. San Jacinto College. 

B.S.     Religion, Pepperdine University. 

M.S.    Counseling: Marriage & Family Therapist (non-License MFT) University of La Verne.   

Most Important:  I am a servant!    

Theme Scripture: Proverbs 3:5-6

"Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths."

Associate Minister

John Edmerson

Assistant Minister

Damon Saddler


Reuben Boykin Sr.


Roy Shepard


Jerome Thompson Sr.


Forest Whitaker Jr.


Erango Kelbisow


Ahmad Mallard


Orlando Murray


Henry Payne


Wayne Pickens

Church Secretary

Stephanie Sanders