Church Leaders

The church leaders at the Church of Amazing Grace International include: the Minister of the Word and Sacrament, church elders, other lay leaders such as finance officer, group leaders, deacons, worship leaders, Sunday School teachers, and communication/ media team. The church leaders are persons of faith, dedication and good judgment. Their manner of life is a demonstration of the Christian Gospel, both within the church and the world.



Rev. Dr. Johnson Kĩriakũ wa Kĩnyua, serves as the Senior Pastor at the Church of Amazing Grace International (CAGI), Santa Ana, California. The pastor with the assistance of church elders has responsibility for the life of the Church which includes (but not limited)exercising leadership, church government, and church discipline.


Mary Kiriaku - Christian Education

WaturiI was born in central province of Kenya and raised in a home where church going was not a choice but the norm. I accepted the Lord as my personal savior at an early age and have witnessed God's hand carrying me through the different phases of life. Ebenezer is His name. I am married to Rev. Dr Johnson Kinyua and the union is blessed with 2 girls and a boy. Serving the Lord along side Rev. Johnson has opened doors and opportunities to meet some of the most amazing people God created including members of CAGI. I would never have imagined. I am forever thankful to the all knowing God. I am humbled to serve in the various ministries in our church. More specifically, the children and youth ministry is close to my heart. I am expectant to see what God is doing in our time through family enrichment program.

Elizabeth Wambaa

WambaaMy name is Elizabeth Wanjiru Wambaa, daughter to the deceased Peter Nduru Mukora and Edith Wamucii Nduru of Ngong Hills, Kenya. I am married to Cyrus K. Wambaa of Muthiga Kikuyu, Kenya. I am also a mother to four wonderful children and a grandmother to eight grandkids. I accepted Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior on December 24th, 1991. I'm so humbled to serve as an Elder of the Church of Amazing Grace International. I will continue to serve until Jesus comes. Thank you and God Bless.

Pastor Janeth Masinde

MasindeMy name is Pastor Janeth Wakesho Masinde and Christ is my Lord. I was born in Taita, Kenya. I am a mother of four daughters, one son-in-law and two grandchildren. I am thankful to God for the opportunity to serve at the Church of Amazing Grace International. Thank you.

Loise Mureithi - Session Clerk

MureithiMy name is Loise Muriithi. I was born and raised in Kenya, Kiambu District, Kiambaa Division, Kiambaa village. I attained my academic and career development in various institutions in Nairobi, Kenya. I got married in Nyeri District, Mukurwe-ini Division, Gakindu Village. I am a blessed widow, a mother and grandmother. I am a born again Christian, converted at an early age in my childhood years. I taught Sunday school when I was a young girl at St. John's Anglican Church in Kiambaa Division. I also sang in the Church Choir. By virtue of marriage to my late husband who was a member of the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (P.C.E.A.). I converted to become a Presbyterian Church member. I joined the P.C.E.A. Woman's Guild. I was privileged to serve as a Deaconess at P.C.E.A St. Andrew's Church Nairobi for many years. I also volunteered and worked in various church committees whose objective was Christian mission, before I moved to California, USA. I am very honoured and privileged to serve as an Elder in CAGI. I have a lot of Love for the Church of Jesus Christ and People.

Lucy Wamagatta

WamagattaMy name is Lucy Wamagatta. I am a born again Christian. I am married and God has blessed us with three children and one grandson. I serve as a church elder at the Church of Amazing Grace International located in Santa Ana. Thank you.

Erastus Bundi

BundiMy name is Erastus Bundi Mbiriti and a born again Christian. I was born in Chogoria, Kenya. I am married to Irene M Bundi. The Lord has blessed us with 4 children, two daughters-in-law, two sons-in-law and six grandchildren. I am a member of CAGI and serve as an elder.

CAGI Leaders 2017


Other Church Leaders

Edward Karori - Finance Officer


Dr. Alex Mukathe - Finance Chair