Rev. Gary Oba & Rev. Janet Cromwell

‹ Return to Meet our Pastors and Staff

Rev. Gary Oba & Rev. Janet Cromwell

Rev. Gary Oba, Senior Pastor received his BA from UCLA and Master of Divinity degree
from the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley. He has served five
churches and as a district superintendent. Before receiving this
appointment, Rev. Gary served as a development director at Claremont
School of Theology. He is married to the Rev. Janet Cromwell. Rev. Gary
started serving WLAUMC July 2010.

Rev. Janet received her BA from Oberlin College in Ohio
and Master of Divinity degree from the Pacific School of Religion in
Berkeley. She served as the Wesley Foundation Director and Campus
Minister at the University of Oregon, as the Admissions Director for
Claremont School of Theology, Children’s Ministry Coordinator at
Trinity UMC in Ontario, and as an Administrator at Pilgrim Place
Retirement Community in Claremont. She has a passion for children’s,
youth and young adult ministries. Rev. Janet began serving WLAUMC in
July 2011.
Rev. Janet Cromwell,
Associate Pastor