The Urban Ministry Institute of Los Angeles held its fifth commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the First Evangelical Free Church of Los Angeles. Five students graduated with a Certificate in Christian Leadership Studies. Graduate, Alfredo Mendoza, was honored with the Distinguished
Student Award for academic excellence and ministry involvement.
The Urban Ministry Institute of Los Angeles Class of 2015
Top (L-R): Donald Grabow, Lloni Hernández Méndez, José Alfredo Mendoza
Bottom (L-R): Zoila Areli Sánchez, Barbara Allen
Pastor Jeff Tolle Pastor Tolle is the Senior Pastor of CityLife Church located in North Hollywood. He earned his Master's Degree in Intercultural Studies at Biola University and is currently working on a Doctorate in Missiology. Jeff was ordained as a minister in the Foursquare denomination in 2008, served as the former youth pastor at La Iglesia en el Camino, and founded Eleva, a Christian youth conference that attracts hundreds each year. Jeff is married to his wife, Evelyn, and they have five children.