Welcome Ian O’Meara
With Michelle Le Beau’s news that God is calling her beyond the walls of La Jolla Community Church we expeditiously began looking for someone to fill the role of Director of Community Life. We’re excited to announce that we identified and hired Ian O’Meara to fill this position. News of LJCC hiring Ian O’Meara went out on Monday, October 9, 2017, to all those signed up to receive the Weekly LJCC E-news. Ian began working immediately so we could utilize the remaining time we have with Michelle for his on-boarding process.
Ian was born in Chicago and raised in Wheaton, Illinois. In 1993, he joined the U.S. Navy and was stationed in San Diego.
Ian spent 20 years in the U.S. Navy and achieved the highest enlisted rank, Master Chief, in an unprecedented 14 years. For his service to our country, Ian was award one of the highest peacetime medals. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Workforce Education from Southern Illinois University and a Master of Theological Studies with an emphasis in Biblical Languages from Bethel Seminary (Summa Cum Laude). From 2002-2006, he served as Associate Pastor of First Baptist Church in Chula Vista, California. He then served as Lay-Chaplain onboard various Naval ships at Naval Station San Diego from 2006-2013. Most recently, he served as a member of the Pastoral Support Team and a Men’s Ministry Leader at the Rock Church, San Diego from 2010- 2017.
Ian has been married to his wife Rebekah (Bekah) for over 19 years and they have four children together: Chloe (12), Ethan (10), Liam (8) and Jack-Lynne (6).
Send an email to connect with Ian and welcome him to LJCC.