Dave Korinek

Congregational Care

Dave and his wife Diane have been blessed to be Emmanuel Faith Community Church (EFCC) members for 35 years. After teaching in EFCC’s Sunday Adult Bible Fellowships for a decade, he felt called to enroll at Bethel Seminary in San Diego and earned a Master of Divinity degree. Dave completed a pastoral internship at EFCC from 2002-2003, and then shifted his focus to spiritual care ministry. He first worked in this role as a military reserve chaplain and then later as a hospital chaplain. Since joining the EFCC staff in January 2019, Dave continues to minister in a variety of congregational care roles and also oversees our military/veterans ministry.

Dave and Diane have a passion for grand-parenting, passing the spiritual baton, and pursuing lifelong spiritual growth. Dave still loves to teach God’s Word in our adult fellowship classes each Sunday.


John Roberts

Communications Specialist

John has served many years on the Emmanuel Faith staff in various communications roles. Currently, he oversees the church's on-campus copy and printing needs, email communications, some graphics and print layout projects, and helps the website team with overall site maintenance.

An Escondido native, John graduated from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL, in 1992 with a degree in Communications (Writing). In the past, John has worked in the areas of marketing communications, promotions, and writing/editing in both the business world and in ministry. John and his wife, Sandy, live in Escondido and have two adult kids. They enjoying time together, eating out, kayaking, and traveling.