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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.

助理牧師(2019年至今)

大谷明美牧師在加州大學羅省分校(UCLA)獲得本科學位。畢業後,她在加州大學羅省分校的亞裔基督徒團契(AACF)工作了6年,同時兼讀福樂神學院。她回到灣區,開始在本會擔任基督教教育牧者,並在10年半的事奉期間,通過美國浸信會接受按立。後來,她在三藩市播道會擔任英文牧師長達6年半,然後回到FCBC擔任助理牧師。大谷牧師的永遠最好朋友BFF是她的狗狗Kairi。大谷牧師喜歡閱讀和玩遊戲。她熱心幫助人透過耶穌基督與神建立關係,並在這種關係中成長和建立。