Our Staff Team

Fav Ice Cream: Anything but vanilla

What I enjoy most about Oside: It reminds me of home (Samoa), the beach & the sunsets.

Why I love Generation Church: It feels small and relational where my strengths and weaknesses are known so I can celebrate those and also be accountable to growth.

If you really knew me you'd know... I love Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, I collect stickers, I love volleyball/rubgy those are my sports, and I smack my lips when I eat.

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Lead Teaching Pastor

TIM PARLIER

Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA

High School: Thousand Oaks High

College: San Diego State (SDSU)

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Youth Director & Hospitality Lead

VA'A WONG

Hometown: Samoa/Oceanside

High School: Oceanside High

College: CSU San Marcos

Fav Ice Cream: Choc. Malted Crunch (old school Thrifty/Rite-Aid flavor). 

What I enjoy most about Oside: People & Food... i.e. Best Pizza, Felix's Soul Food (baby back ribs), One Love Jamaican, Primos... list goes on...

Why I love Generation Church: Our people are down to earth, humble, and authentic.  I noticed this the first time I visited...just a vibe of real people that genuinely know and care about each other.

If you really knew me you'd know... I'm a die-hard Notre Dame Football fan but also love nerdy stuff like video games, books, and Settlers of Catan. 

Fav Ice Cream: Rocky Road

Fav Quote: "A laugh is just a smile that has lost control."

What I love most about Oside:  The beach

Why I love Generation Church: It’s my second family, we get to walk together through life as a church family and grown in Christ by being real with each other.  

If you really knew me you'd know... love to Lipsync in my car , all day every day. 

Fav Ice Cream Flavor: Mint chocolate Chip 

What I enjoy most about Oside: Authenticity of the people, the beauty, the community, 

Why I love Generation Church: It is a safe place to come as you are. We are raw, broken and constantly being restored to Jesus and each other. 

If you really knew me you'd know... I did colorguard (flags) for 3 years : middle school and freshman year, and LOVED it. 

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AMY REAL

Childrens Director

Hometown: Oceanside, CA

High School: El Camino High

College: Palomar/Mira Costa

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REBECCA VERDUGO

Office Manager

Hometown: Escondido, CA

High School: Oceanside High

College: CSU San Marcos

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RAY REYES

Music & Worship Director

Hometown: Upland, CA

High School: Upland High

Military: USMC/MARSOC

Fav Ice Cream Flavor: Cake Batter

What I enjoy most about Oside: The people, the beach, the military community.

Why I love Generation Church: I always feel the presence of God here. 

If you really knew me you'd know... my middle name is Natividad which is my dad's first name. 

Our Culture

The logo of the Generation Church family features the iconic imagery of the Oceanside Pier.  We love our city and the pier is an amazing place of recreation, rest, family get togethers, fishing, dining, and enjoyment of the beautiful Pacific Ocean shoreline.  The pier is beautiful but it's beauty comes from its purpose.  The pier was designed as an access point, a way people can more fully enjoy the beauty and majesty of the California Coastline.  We love the pier because it gives us access to the ocean in a way we couldn't have without it.  The pier maximizes and deepens our enjoyment of our city and ocean.  It brings us closer to the water and views that we love and draw life from.  In this same way we feel the PIER is a reflection of who we are as the church.  We want our church family to be an access point for people to come to know and enjoy God in His beauty and majesty.  In harmony with that we have a staff culture playbook AKA "the culture of the PIER".  We hope you join us as we expand and enjoy the PIER culture!

9:30am  Sundays

1106 Whaley St., Oceanside CA 92054

 

Offices Open 9am-2pm, Monday-Thursday

(760) 439-8411 or Click HERE to email us.