Press Release for San Diego Today


Congratulations to newly ordained minister Christopher Groves by two Bay Park churches, See World Church, a Korean Church, and Sonlight Church, both of which meet in the same building on Sundays.

Chris is a highly trained and experienced Naval Officer, Aviator, and Instructor with over 20 years of experience.  A graduate of Tulane University with a degree in Psychology and a Master of Business Management from Ohio Christian University. He is currently completing a graduate degree in Christian Apologetics at Liberty University.

Pastor of Sonlight Church, Henry Peterson, brought a challenging message to encourage Christopher Groves and the congregation during the ordination service on Sunday, March 7th. Pastor or Korean Congregation, Pastor Raymond Lee, officiated the ordination service.

Before the laying on of hands, a Christian tradition wherein ordained pastors pray for God’s leadership and blessing on the ordination candidate.

Dr. Carlisle, Director of Missions, San Diego Baptist Network of churches, brought a challenge from the Bible passage 1 Tim 4:14, “Do not neglect the gift you have, which was given you by prophecy when the council of elders laid their hands on you.”