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Chris Otani 大谷明美牧師

Associate Pastor 助理牧師

B.A Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
M.A. Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary
M. Div, American Baptist Seminary of the West

FCBC, Minister of Christian Education 2000-2011
SF Evangelical Free Church, English Pastor 2012-2019
FCBC, Associate Pastor 2019-Present

Chris O. received Christ as an undergraduate at UCLA. After graduating, she worked on staff with the Asian American Christian Fellowship (AACF) at UCLA for 6 years while also attending Fuller Seminary part-time. She returned to the Bay Area and began serving as the Minister of Christian Education at FCBC and served for 10 ½ years where she was ordained through the American Baptist Churches, USA. She later served for 6 ½ years at SF Evangelical Free Church as the English Pastor and returned to FCBC to serve as an Associate Pastor. Chris’ BFF is her dog Kairi. Chris O. loves reading and playing games. Her passion is to help people find a relationship with God through Jesus Christ and to grow and flourish in that relationship.



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