VicLouis Arreola III, director
The director of the Asian/Pacific Ministries of the Pacific Union Conference works with the five local conference coordinators and seven language group representatives to support the outreach, ministry, and growth of 94 churches and 21 companies in the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah. The department coordinates pastoral and lay training through the Pacific Institute of Christian Ministry (PICM), oversees various annual evangelistic meetings and other special events within these churches, fosters unity and fellowship, and provides mentoring and financial assistance to all Asian/Pacific congregations in the Pacific Union to enhance their outreach and nurture ministries.
About VicLouis Arreola III
As the director of the NAD Asian/Pacific and Southern Asia Ministries working with 25 language groups, Dr. VicLouis Arreola III is the leader of more than 100,000 Asian/Pacific and Southern Asian Seventh-day Adventists in North America. On August 29, 2011, Dr. Arreola was voted as director of Asian/Pacific Ministries for the Pacific Union Conference. As a church growth specialist and executive leadership coach, his passion is to help mentor church leaders and grow healthy congregations. He has trained pastors, Bible workers, and lay leaders here in North America and abroad. Dr. Arreola is also the director and founder of the Pacific Institute of Christian Ministry (PICM) and he pioneered the first Filipino Seventh-day Adventist Church in Hawaii. He has a rich background as a church planter, international evangelist, senior pastor, departmental director, radio speaker, pastoral counselor, and adjunct professor. He serves as speaker of “Our Great Hope Ministries,” an evangelism series that he conducts together with his wife, Dr. Imelda Cid Arreola, as family health lecturer and educator, and with his son, Pastor VicLouis (Vil) Arreola V, as associate speaker. Dr. Arreola completed Bachelor of Arts in theology from Mountain View College and Master of Theology from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. He holds doctorate degrees in theology and divinity from La Salle University and Dallas Evangelical Theological Seminary, respectively.
Click here to see partial list of Asian/Pacific church websites