Pastors & Staff

mike moccardini

Lead Pastor

LFC has been Pastor Mike's church home for over 30 years. In 1992, God called him into full time ministry and he served as our youth pastor for many years before taking on the role of Lead Pastor in 2009. His wife Yvonne, and twin daughters Shelby and Cienna, are vibrant parts of our church family. Mike's passion is pursuing God, loving people and leading others to share God's love and transforming power through His Holy Spirit. 


Family Pastor

We are currently looking for a Family Pastor. The Family Pastor is responsible for leading and overseeing all aspects of ministry to children/students (from birth through 12th grade) and their parents. This person will cast the vision, and set the direction and pace for a family ministry that is in alignment with the Mission and Vision of LFC, and seeks to integrate children, youth, and families into an intergenerational family of God.

Joel valiente

Worship Leader

Joel was born and raised in Orange County. He has been involved in music and church from an early age. Joel attended Calvary Christian, Orange County High School of the Arts, and Vanguard University. It was at Vanguard where Joel received a deeper calling for worship and pastoral ministry. Joel is a passionate, spirit-filled, and gifted musician and we are honored to have him lead our church family into the presence of God.