Our Pastor


Picture of the PastorPastor Juliano Andujo was born in Los Angeles, California, and raised in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Pastor Andujo attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science. He earned a Masters of Divinity degree from the Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Most recently, Pastor Andujo completed the Institute for Public Policy and Civic Engagement, Passing The Mantle Program (PTM), at the University of Southern California, Center for Religion and Civic Culture, in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.

Pastor Andujo has been ordained both deacon and elder in the Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church. He is also in Full Connection in the same denomination. Pastor Andujo's pastorates include churches in Danville, Illinois; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Riverside and Los Angeles, California; Hartford, Connecticut. In August 2015, Pastor Andujo was appointed as the pastor of the Miles Memorial CME Church in Washington, DC.

Pastor Andujo's ministry is characterized by a strong preaching and teaching emphasis while bringing churches back to spiritual, numerical, and financial health. He has taught thousands through Bible studies at the National Youth and Young Adult Conferences of the CME Church, preached nationally at the CME General Conference, and has taught various seminars on relationships, stewardship, soul-winning, and numerous other topics.

Pastor Andujo is a soul winner. He trains congregations to “Go” into neighborhoods, share their faith story, and spread the gospel. Pastor Andujo also has a passion for missions. Recently, he travelled to Haiti where food storage was constructed, over 400 people were fed, and 15 souls were saved from the Voo Doo religion. Pastor Andujo has served as the Regional Coordinator, Chair of the Joint Board of Finance, and Presiding Elder in the Southern California Region of his denomination. To all of this, Pastor Andujo says, “To God be the glory, great things He has done!”