The Rev. Holgie Choi,


Pastor Holgie Choi was installed as the called pastor of First Congregational Church of Escondido on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The celebration was both meaningful and awesome with participants and attendees from the congregation, several local churches, and from the Southern Association of the Southern California Nevada Conference, United Church of Christ. 

Cynthia Poole,

Minister of Music

Cynthia directs the Chancel Choir and Chancel Handbells and coordinates other musical activities in the congregation. She is retired from Palomar College, where she was a counselor and professor of music. She graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota and later earned an M.A. in counseling from San Diego State University.

Alma Rodriguez

Administrative Assistant

Alma Rodriguez is the new administrative assistant for FCCE. She has over ten years of church administrative experience.