Associate Pastor of Congregational Life and Missionsoffice: 815-623-6545
Pastor Fana was born in the Island of Samoa. After graduating High School he moved to New Zealand where he attended GLO Bible College. Here he met his wife, Elizabeth and they were married in 1993. He attended Manukau Institute of Technology and became a Registered Builder. While working, he was involved in his local church as an Elder and a preacher. In 2005 he moved with his family to pursue Seminary training in the U.S.A. He attended Talbot School of Theology at Biola University where he received an M.Div. During this time he was involved in his local church in California as a part-time Pastor of College Ministry and Pastoral Care. He then became a Senior Pastor of the Evangelical Free Church of Garden Grove in 2013. He accepted the call here in August 2015. They have three children: Liam, Peter, and Laura. He likes outdoor activities and smoking meat for family and friends.