Our Pastoral Team

Pastor Kerwin Manning

Senior Pastor & Head Coach

Kerwin Manning serves  as the "Head Coach"/Senior Pastor at Pasadena Church...the church with no limits! This vibrant multi-racial, multi-ethnic church is actively pursuing the purposes of God as they shepherd their community and serve the nations. Kerwin's energetic worship leading and dynamic speaking has allowed him to minister in an array of settings around the globe. From college campuses to international conventions, he has a god-given gift of ushering people into the presence of God.

Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Kerwin completed his undergraduate work at Anderson University, Anderson, Indiana with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion. He is a former President of the National Inspirational Youth Convention (“NIYC”) of the Church of God. NIYC is one of the largest youth conventions in the United States that ministers to approximately 6,000 delegates annually. He has also served the local and national church in several other capacities. He currently serves as Chair of the Clergy Community Coalition of Greater Pasadena(CCC). He is also involved in several other initiatives that promote a stronger community.

Since Easter 2001 Kerwin has led Pasadena Church along with his wife and partner in ministry, Madelyn, who is also a very gifted communicator and anointed psalmist. They are actively celebrating 30 years of marital bliss together and have two beautiful teenage daughters, Madison Denise(21) is a Senior at Howard University and Morgan Danielle(14)...who is waiting for them in Heaven.

Pastor Madelyn D. Manning

Senior Pastor

Pastor Madelyn D. Manning is becoming known as a woman after Gods own heart. She is full of spiritual discernment and leadership as well as gifted to partner alongside her husband in pastoral ministry. She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. After receiving Christ at age 16, she purposed in her heart that her life would “make a difference for Christ.” Initially, she believed that she would impact the political and legal systems of her community. And for a time, she was able to make her mark in these areas.

Pastor Madelyn graduated from Anderson University with a Bachelors degree in Political Science and Economics in June 1992. With the support of her husband, Pastor Madelyn furthered her education by graduating from American University, Washington College of Law in December 1996. She is a licensed attorney in Ohio and has practiced law in the banking field as well as the criminal justice system.
Pastor Madelyn’s heart has always centered on allowing Christ to be glorified in and through her legal career as well as in ministry in the church. As she worked in her full-time legal profession, she served at night and on weekends in ministry in the local church. While Pastor Kerwin served in various pastoral roles, Pastor Madelyn always joined him in ministry in various leadership roles, such as: a Covering Pastor of Small Groups, Worship Leader, Bible Study Teacher and Youth Leader. Pastor Madelyn is a gracious woman of God that has influenced many persons of all ages, backgrounds and races to trust God and fulfill His purposes in their life.

Pastors Kerwin and Madelyn Manning have been married since 1992. They have two beautiful daughters, Madison Denise(21) a Senior at Howard University, and Morgan Danielle(14)...who is waiting for them in Heaven.

Pastor Brad Arnold

Brad Arnold and his family became active members of Pasadena Church in 2001. He was born and raised in Southern California. Brad completed his undergraduate work at Occidental College in Los Angeles and later completed his Master of Theology at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena. Brad has been a full-time minister since graduating from college in 1989. He worked for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship with college students for 16 years on campuses around Los Angeles. Since 2005, he has been on full-time staff with Servant Partners, a non-profit that works alongside leaders in urban communities.  His work took him and his family to Nicaragua for nearly three years before returning to California in 2016.

At Pasadena Church, he has served men, youth, and children, set-up/breakdown for our worship services and is one of the teacher/preachers on Sundays. In recent years he has led our community through several books of the Bible (Psalms, Gospels, Job, Acts), deepening our understanding of God’s great love for us, justice, Jesus, the Spirit and God’s work to lead us to love all people.
Brad has been super happy married to Fina since 1997! They have one daughter and three sons, Natasha, Reese, Dre, and Zach to whom they are devoted. They live in Pasadena, 3 blocks from the church building. They are committed to living lives that help them and others believe how deeply valuable they are and how much they matter to God.

Pastor Fina Arnold

Fina Arnold and her family became active members of Pasadena Church in 2001. She was born in Maryland and came to California to attend Pomona College where she got her Bachelor of Arts in 1992. She met her husband, Brad, while working as a minister with college students in Los Angeles. She returned to college and became a registered nurse in 2002. After she and her family returned from working as missionaries in Nicaragua, she went back to school to obtain her nurse practitioner license. Currently she practices full-time as a nurse practitioner while also being involved with ministry through our church and Servant Partners.
Fina has played a number of roles over the years including working with children, youth, small groups, and teaching on Sundays. She also uses her nursing skills and medical knowledge to serve people in our church and community.
Fina has been happily married to Brad since 1997. They have one daughter and three sons, Natasha, Reese, Dre, and Zach to whom they are devoted. They live here in Pasadena and are committed to living lives that help them and others believe how deeply valuable they are and how much they matter to God.

Pastor E. Lamar Lyas

Dramatic Arts

Lamar accepted the life time call to ministry at the age of 17. In pursuing that call, he attended Anderson University, where he majored in Mass Communications (Radio & TV Broadcasting) and Christian Education.  He then, completed his Biblical Training at Rhema Bible Training Center, in Broken Arrow, OK.

Lamar currently serves as the covering Pastor and Ministry Director of our Dramatic Arts Ministry – “Love-In-Action Players”; a group of talented players, producers, directors, writers and crew “servants” who’ve dedicated themselves to the Lord Jesus Christ and the promotion of the Gospel through the dramatic arts.
Lamar also serves and leads faithfully in several ministries including our Worship Team, Weekly Bible Study, Diamond Life (Membership Classes), Life Groups (in home small groups), Stewardship Team and he mentors young men both locally and internationally.

Pastor Treveal C. W. Lynch

Men's Ministry

Treveal received his call to ministry in 2006 and was ordained by Church with Out Walls International at Pasadena Church in the spring of 2010. Since then, Treveal has gone on to become an author, business owner and personal trainer.

Alongside him in ministry are his wife Andrea Lynch and their four beautiful children.

Treveal currently serves as the covering Pastor of our Men’s Ministry – Real Men - (Respectable, Excellent, Accountable, Leaders.) and M.P.T (Men’s Prayer Team)

Pastor Sylvester Williams


Sylvester has his Bachelors in Psychology and a Certificate of Completion in Biblical Counseling. By his side in ministry are his wife Carolyn Williams and two adult children. Sylvester and Carolyn currently serve as the covering Pastors of our Marriage Ministry.

Pastor Carolyn Williams


Carolyn Williams has her Bachelors in Child Development and an Masters in Collaborative Educational Leadership. Serving in ministry with her are her husband Sylvester Williams and their two adult children. Carolyn is the covering pastor for our marriage ministry, tutoring program and is a part of the core team for The Women of Excellence Ministry.