Born and raised in the San Gabriel Valley, Joy Flores has lived within a twenty mile radius her entire life. She joins the Fellowship family as Pastor of Compassion Care & Local Outreach, having graduated from APU with a BA in Youth Ministry and a Master of Arts in Educational Counseling. Her fifteen years of ministry experience include working in urban ministry, foster care and adoption, Young Life, church youth groups and mentoring moms. As a mother of four, Joy enjoys strong coffee, good conversation and all things competitive. She is married to the hardest-working most compassionate man on planet earth! She looks forward to watching the footprint of Fellowship Monrovia continue to grow in our local community.