Rev. John H Pomeroy (Jake) is Co-Pastor with his wife Marlene at the First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Pasadena, CA. He has been the Western Area Mission Interpreter for the Cornerstone Fund, UCC for the past twelve years. In addition, Jake teaches at Claremont School of Theology in Field Education and does consulting work for the Kaleidoscope Institute, a diversity training and leadership development group housed at the Cathedral Center of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles. Jake and Marlene live with their two children in La Crescenta, CA and love walking in the foothills with their dogs when they are not at work.