Church Leadership

bio_pastor_larry_150x150Pastor Larry Tong

Pastor Larry Tong is senior pastor of Southbay. Being one of the founders of the church, he served as deacon before serving as pastor. He received a Master of Divinity Degree from Western Theological Seminary in 1997. He was born and raised in Hong Kong until he was nineteen years old. He came as a foreign student to the United States, majoring in Pharmacy at Idaho State University. He worked for Longs Drug Stores for twenty-five years before he became a full-time pastor. He is a candidate for Doctor of Ministry at Golden Gate Theological Seminary. Larry and his wife, Helen, live in Fremont with their three grown children, Joshua, Julianna, and Joseph. E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

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bio_pastor_jerry_150x150Pastor Jerry Wong

Jerry grew up in San Francisco and came to Christ when he was about to graduate junior high. Coming from a non-Christian home, he was not allowed to go to church, but grew by the grace of God, especially during his college years at UC Berkeley. He received his MDiv from Western Seminary’s extension at Los Gatos. His ministry experience spans 2 churches, a church plant and multiple trips overseas. His joy is growing his marriage and family, and traveling the world to see what the Holy Spirit is doing in growing God’s kingdom.

 

 

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bio_pastor_ricky_150x150Chinese Pastor Ricky Ko

Pastor Ricky Ko was born and raised in Hong Kong. He accepted Christ as his personal savior while he was in high school there. He started studying in York University in Canada in 1991, and in 1995 he responded to the call of God to serve Him full-time. After working for a few years, Ricky started studying in Christian Witnesses Theological Seminary and he received his M.Div degree in 2004. He served in Peninsula Community Alliance Church and Chinese Church In Christ - San Jose from 2004 to 2014. God inspired Ricky to deepen his skills in giving sermons, and he obtained his Doctor of Ministry degree from Gordan Cornwell Theological Seminary in 2014. Ricky joined SCBC in 2014 to serve the Cantonese ministry. He and his wife Kariffa married in 2003, and have their daughter Yasmine and son Humphrey. E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

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bio_joni_150x150Minister Joni Yee

Joni Yee has been working with the youth and music ministries since 2005. She joined the pastoral staff at Southbay in 2010. Joni has a passion for leading worship, mentoring students and reading good books. As a teacher, she loves to experience the moment when something suddenly “clicks” for a student and it changes his or her life. Joni and her husband Simon enjoy listening to and analyzing music, eating gourmet food and playing with their baby son Stephen. E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

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bio_maggie_150x150Maggie Tsang, Children's Ministry Director

Maggie enjoys working with the children. She started teaching children's Sunday school when she was in high school and fell in love with teaching since then. Learning that children are capable of understanding the gospel even at a very young age has continued to motivate her serving in the children’s ministry. She is a credentialed teacher with the experience of teaching in special education, general education, and immersion classrooms. She and her husband, Philip, have two young children, Karissa and Alyssa. She enjoys spending time with her family, hanging out with friends, cooking, reading and making crafts. E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Deacons:

Ming Ng, Deacon

Lan Khuc, Associate Deacon

Paul Leung, Associate Deacon

Izi Chan, Associate Deacon

Calvin Wong, Associate Deacon

Isaac Tong, Associate Deacon

Hansson Ling, Associate Deacon

 

 

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