Guillermo Fernandez

Iglesia Comunidad Emanuel, California
Lead Church Planter
San Bernardino California
Iglesia Comunidad Emanuel
July 15
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About My Family

I was born and spent my childhood in Nicaragua. I came to Christ and got baptized when I was 13 years old, and four months later I came to the United States. I went to school in Pasadena, Calif., and have worked in the flooring industry for 27 years. I'm self-employed, having started my own business 14 years ago.

The Lord blessed me with my beautiful wife Daisy. We have been married for 25 years and have two wonderful kids, Eric (22) and Jonathan (19). As a family, we enjoy the beach and playing and listening to music.

Throughout the years and the ups and downs of ministry, my family has been my biggest inspiration, motivation and support in everything I've done, aside from the Lord.

About My Church Plant

After serving in Hispanic ministry for several years in Southern California, I'm currently serving as the planting pastor of Iglesia Comunidad Emanuel, which is Immanuel Baptist Church's west campus in San Bernardino.

We are located in a very strategic area in the beautiful city of San Bernardino, where the community is 64.5% Hispanic. We have a tremendous opportunity to reach first-generation and second-generation Hispanics. Our ministry is a reflection of our community. We bring diversity in our core team, are bilingual in our communication, and have a multi-generational, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, gospel-driven ministry.

Our prayer and goal as a team is to bring our community to true hope and restoration only found in Christ and His works.

NAMB Church Planting

Millions in North America are in desperate need of hope. Ultimately, the only hope that’s going to last - in this life and the next - is the hope of the gospel. North American missionaries build relationships and share this hope in their communities and beyond.


Pray for boldness to share the gospel and open hearts among the people of San Bernardino. Pray that, through Iglesia Comunidad Emanuel, more people would come to saving faith and live on mission. Pray for stamina and longevity for ministry amidst attacks from the enemy.


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