Jason Polk

Echo Church, California
Lead Church Planter
Anaheim California
Echo Church
November 5
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About My Family

Jason has served as a college pastor and worship leader at Northside Baptist Church since 2009 and most recently as the church planter resident at Long Hollow Baptist Church. Rachel, his wife, is a gifted speech language pathologist and has served children in the school system and in clinics since 2013. They have a 2-year-old son who loves to worship and is excited to make new friends in California. They are all very excited about this next season of ministry as they have been called to serve the people of Los Angeles and share with them the stories of Jesus Christ and the life-changing power that comes through having a relationship with Him.

About My Church Plant

We believe the church exists to glorify God by equipping disciples to reach the lost. At Echo Church, our ambition is to make "God's glory resound" in Los Angeles by "echoing" the love of God and making disciples who make disciples.

NAMB Church Planting

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Pray for the people of Los Angeles and Orange County. Pray that God would already be planting seeds and moving in people we will meet next year. Pray for the team who will be moving with us. Pray that God would encourage them and provide jobs and a place to live. Pray for our ministry partners. Pray that we can develop quality relationships with others who will help support and pray for us. Pray for my wife, Rachel, and son, Preston. Pray that God will strengthen and provide for them in this transition.


We ask that you would pray weekly for us as we step out in faith to plant in Los Angeles. We ask that you would give monthly to help us accomplish the calling God has placed in our hearts. We ask that you would go yearly on a short-term missions trip to serve our team and the city.
Many missionaries build a team to join their ministry in prayer, participation, and provision. These friends, family and churches support missionaries beyond the tithes and offerings given within the church plant. Visit sendnetwork.com/PlanterFunding for NAMB's policy on providing for church plants.