• AMilton Beltran

    Lead Pastor

    Originally from South America, Milton grew up in and loves the city of San Diego. He is passionate about investing in the lives of young people and lives to see them grow in Christ. Milton enjoys traveling with his family and all manner of sports, especially volleyball. 

  • Kayla Malit

    Associate Pastor

    Kayla joined our community in October 2016. She is a recent graduate of the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University. She enjoys discovering the gems of San Diego living. She has a passion for keeping the church relevant and enjoys building one on one relationships with others. 

  • Sharon vilarino

    Congregational  Care

    Sharon is known for her energy and passion for God, ministry and teaching.  Connecting people to each other, coming along side others in support and motivating people toward a living faith in Jesus Christ are her callings. Currently she's coordinating member care at Bonita  and working on a Masters in Ministry. She's also an instructor in the Exercise Science and Wellness department at Grossmont College where she gets to share the life giving benefits of health, exercise and wellness. When not working she enjoys being physically active and outdoors. Ping pong, hiking and water sports are some of her favorite activities.

  • Trina Gifford

    Ministries Coordinator

    Trina Gifford grew up in Napa Valley, CA. She moved to San Diego with her husband Chip after graduating from Pacific Union College with a degree in Elementary Education. She enjoys all things outdoors, especially exploring new places in beautiful San Diego. Trina loves the inner workings of church life - organizing, planning and coordinating various ministries and events while working together with all the amazing volunteers at Bonita. 

  • Lem Magsalin

    Music Coordinator

    Lem relocated from British Columbia when he was young and has since sunk roots into San Diego where he enjoys tasting of and drawing in the culture of new and historical places. He has an appreciation for the arts, such as photography and music, with which he occasionally dabbles in. Lem loves igniting discovery and growth in next generation leaders and inspiring them to tell their story through music and worship.

  • Diana Jewell

    Office Manager

    Diana likes to volunteer with children's ministries and food ministries, but enjoys fellowship with others the most. She served in the United States Navy for 5 1/2 years where she met her now husband, who is still in the Navy. Diana has been married for 15 years and has two boys. This is her third time living in San Diego and has really enjoyed serving others and absolutely loves working on Bonita  team.