MINISTRY STAFF

Johnny & Glori Rivera

Evangelist and Women’s Ministry Leader

Central Jersey Church

Johnny and Glori Rivera have been serving as Evangelist and Women's Ministry Leader in the Central Jersey Church of Christ since 2004. In 2017, Johnny was also appointed as an Elder. The Riveras were converted as a young married couple in 1997 in the Queens region of the New York City Church of Christ.

They have two children, Amanda and Javi, who are both disciples in the Mosaic Ministry of Central Jersey. Johnny and Glori have a passion for family and helping others know God and grow in their walk with Him.

Khai and Victoria Le

Evangelist and Women's Ministry Leader

Shore Points Church

Khai and Victoria Le serve as Evangelist and Women's Ministry Leader for the Shore Points Church, our sister congregation planted by the Central Jersey Church of Christ. Khai was converted as a teen in Hampton Roads, Virginia, and Victoria was converted as a college student in New York City.

They were married in 2013 while serving the CJCOC's Campus Ministry. Eventually, they moved to Toms River to lead the mission team in 2015. They are passionate about the mission and the young marrieds ministry. They have two children, Connor and Elizabeth.

Paris and Zainabu Cunningham

Evangelist and Women's Ministry Leader

Mercer Church

Paris and Zainabu Cunningham serve as the Evangelist and Women's Ministry Leader for the Mercer County Church of Christ. They have been married since April 2011 and have a son and a daughter. They have served in Ministry for over 10 years. They were on staff as Campus Ministers in The New York City Church of Christ. In 2017 GOD made it clear for them to move and to lead the Mercer County Church of Christ.

They are excited and looking forward to being used by GOD and seeing all that GOD will do. The Cunningham's believe their purpose is to serve GOD and HIS people. They also believe in being active in the community and investing in our next generation.

Tom and Connie Beene

Elder and Elder's Wife

Tommy was appointed an elder in 2017. Tommy and Connie were married in 1969 and were baptized into Christ in 1975. They have served in various roles in churches in Tennessee, Georgia, New York and New Jersey. Tommy and Connie have four children, four children by marriage and 10 grandchildren. Tommy is a retired insurance agent and Connie has retired from church financial administration.

Nelson and Efie Jimenez

Elder and Elder's Wife

Nelson was appointed an elder in 2018. Nelson and Efie have been married since 1994 and have been members of the Central Jersey Church of Christ since 2004. Nelson grew up in Jersey City, NJ and he has been a disciple of Jesus since 1986. Efie grew up in Guatemala and she became a disciple in 1990. Nelson has served on the church board for 4 years. With a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Nelson works as an IT Service Delivery Manager supporting a national government contract. Efie has an Associate degree in Education and works as a translator for New Jersey Institute for Disabilities. In 1991, Nelson served in the mission field helping to establish a church planting in Tijuana, Mexico.

Together they have gratefully served in churches in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Northern New Jersey. They have two children who became disciples of Jesus in the Central Jersey Church: Eric Jimenez, a graduate from Rutgers University and who is a part of the singles ministry and Elizabeth who is currently studying at Rutgers University and who is a part of the campus ministry.