The Congregation is a church that desires to see you spiritually grow in Jesus.
They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. All the believers were together and had everything in common. They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.
A church that refreshes, restores and renews every area of lives of peoples. A church that at its heart desires to see people come to know God, find freedom and be transformed by the power of Jesus. A Church that has a culture and atmosphere of love, wonder, and divine purpose. A church that brings people together, empowers them to spiritually grow, develops leaders into world shakers for Jesus.
The Congregation began in 2014 after God put it on Tim Storey’s heart to start a new church in Southern California. After 30 years of traveling to over 75 countries and speaking to millions of people, God was leading Pastor Tim in a new direction. With the help of his sister Pastor Paige and nephew Pastor Stefan, the first 50 people met for the first time in Pastor Tim’s living room. After meeting regularly for almost a year on Thursday nights, The Congregation officially launched at The Richard Nixon Library in the summer of 2015. Since then The Congregation has continued to grow. We are a multicultural and multigenerational community of people who are constantly seeking to inspire and extend mercy towards others.
PASTOR TIM STOREY
Tim Storey is the Founder and Senior Pastor of The Congregation. For over thirty years Tim has been well known for inspiring, motivating, and bringing the life-changing message of Jesus to people of all walks of life, from entertainment to executives, celebrities and athletes, to adults and children in the most deprived neighborhoods in the country. Now it’s his desire to pour into people through the local church.
When he's not pastoring or speaking, Pastor Tim enjoys being a father to his two children Isaiah and Chloe as well as driving his mother Bessie Storey to The Congregation every Sunday morning.
PASTOR PAIGE JUNAEUS
Paige Junaeus is the Co-Executive Pastor of The Congregation. For over twenty five years she traveled the world speaking at hundreds of churches. She has also worked closely with her brother Tim in ministry since 1986. Assisting him in his world wide ministry, the Hollywood Bible Study, and now at The Congregation.
As an executive Pastor, Paige has a passion for training and raising up leaders to be kingdom builders. She is also passionate about activating women of faith, empowering them to walk in their God given potential. When she's not pastoring, Pastor Paige enjoys spending time in Newport Beach, and being a wife and mom.
PASTOR STEFAN JUNAEUS
Stefan Junaeus is the Co-Executive Pastor of The Congregation. Due to his deep love of learning, Stefan received his B.A. in Theological and Historical Religious Studies at Oral Roberts University, before earning his M.A. Interdisciplinary and Comparative Studies via Claremont School of Theology and the Claremont University Consortium. As an accomplished writer, Stefan has worked on over a dozen books as a writer and/or editor and even published His own book in 2012.
As an executive pastor, Stefan is passionate about building the church and God’s Kingdom. When he’s not pastoring or writing, Pastor Stefan enjoys watching 80s movies and Yelping new restaurants.
OUR MINISTRY TEAM