Our Leadership



Pastor Jonathan Palaci is one of the lead pastors of Christ Family Church. He and his wife, Marilyn, have three children; Angelie, Lucas, and Emily. Jonathan holds an M.A. in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. and a B.A. in Organizational Leadership from Trinity University in Chicago, IL. He is an ordained pastor of the SBC and a certified counselor with the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC). He also serves as an evaluator for Church Planters for the North American Mission’s Board (NAMB).


Pastor Jose Prado is one of the lead Pastors at Christ Family Church. A man graciously saved by the Gospel from a degenerate youth and turned from “a wanna-be, part-time boxer” into a man passionate to contest for and proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ. By God’s grace given a beautiful wife and by His mercy four awesome kids that inherited their mother’s looks. Pastor Prado graduated from The Sovereign Grace Ministries Pastor’s College in Gaithersburg, MA in 2010 as an ordained pastor. He serves as an evaluator of Church Planters for the Acts 29 Network and for the North American Mission Board (NAMB) with the Southern Baptist Convention. He is a co-host of Saints and Sinners Unplugged; a podcast that provides Gospel conversations to a modern church desperately in need of returning to the basic message of grace through Jesus Christ, our Savior.