Perry was born in California and has lived in
Hawaii since 1979. He holds a Masters of Divinity degree from Talbot Theological Seminary, a Masters of Sacred Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Westminster Theological Seminary. He has served in pastorates in California, Hawaii,
Greece, as well as having served 20 years as a reserve chaplain in the U.S. Navy.
Perry has been at KCC since August of 1999 and his roles include: preaching, leadership development, church administration, overseeing the church staff, counseling, and leading our Bless Africa ministry.
Interests: Surfing, running, dirt biking, and cruising on his Harley-Davidson.
Pastor Dan relocated to Pennsylvania in January 2012. Although we will miss him greatly we are excited to hear how God will be working through him during this new chapter of his life. We love you and appreciate you. Our prayers and aloha go with you. KTF!
Jensen and his wife Kimey have three children, Mikaelana, Jedidiah & Isaac. Jensen grew up right down the street from Kailua Community Church.
He has served as the English Pastor/Youth Pastor at the Honolulu Chinese Alliance Church (a C&MA church) from December 2002 to October 2010. More recently, he has been serving as the Ministry Coordinator at Kawaiaha`o Church.
Jensen has also been working as a football coach/spiritual advisor for Kalaheo High School's football team.
Jensen and Kimey have a heart for youth as well as for young families and are excited to be part of our church family here at Kailua Community Church. Jensen joined our ministry team at the beginning of January 2012 Praise the Lord for His provision.
Dan & Rebecca Stringer
Associate Pastor & Worship Director
Dan and Rebecca Stringer are excited to join the KCC family. Born and (partly) raised in Hawaii, Dan grew up in 5 countries (US, Canada, Congo, Nepal and the Philippines) as the child of medical missionaries. He earned a B.A. at Wheaton College, majoring in communication with a minor in Christian formation and ministry. Rebecca, also a missionary kid, grew up in the Philippines and graduated from Christ for the Nation's School of Worship as well as Wheaton College’s Conservatory of Music, where she majored in piano studies.
Dan and Rebecca were married in 2003 and moved to Hawaii in 2004. They served together in worship ministry at Kapahulu Bible Church from 2005 to 2010 while welcoming the birth of 2 sons, Theo in 2007 and Vincent in 2009. After a 6-month battle with a rare form of liver cancer, Vincent died in November 2010 at the age of 18 months. In November 2012 they welcomed a third son, Andre, into their family. In 2011, Dan completed a Master’s in Social Work from UH and began pursuing a Master of Divinity through Fuller Seminary online while working at the Dept. of Veterans Affairs. His passion is to serve Christ and shepherd God’s people.
Rebecca is an experienced musician, songwriter and speaker. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking with Theo, going on dates with Dan and reading mystery novels.
Andrea has a grown son, Matthew. He is married to Sheila and they have two sons and a daughter
Andrea was born in the Philippines but grew up in
Kailua. She received her B.A. in Sociology at the
Hawaii, Manoa. In 2002 she also earned a Child Development Associates Degree. Andrea’s background is in early childhood education. Andrea, our Ministry Assistant (aka “Church Auntie), started attending KCC in 1989 and came on staff in 2005. Prior to joining the KCC staff she worked for the Kamehemeha Preschools for 12 years.
Andrea's roles include: oversight of the Women's Ministry, Sunday school, church social events, and the Malama (Helps) Ministry.
The first voice you’re likely to hear when calling the office is the cheerful voice of our office administrator, Lyn. Call her to check the church calendar, to update the bulletin, to set up an appointment with one of the pastors, or for other general church info.
Lyn grew up in Kailua and has been a resident of windward O`ahu most of her life. She and her family have been attending Kailua Community Church since 1997 and was hired in 2005. Lyn has been blessed with five children and five grandchildren.