Pastor Jesse Ortiz, is the Assistant Pastor of New Vision Christian Ministries Int'l under Sr. Pastor Darren D. Thomas. Pastor Jesse was born and raised in Oceanside, California. He began serving the Lord as a teenager and as a young adult he served as the Youth Pastor at Oceanside Gospel Lighthouse for over 9 years. During this time he ministered to the youth throughout North County. It was during this time that the Lord called him to form a Non Profit Community youth program called S.T.A.N.D. (Showing Teens A New Direction). This youth program reached out to teens throughout the community to serve them in tutoring, project assistance, career counseling and more.
In 2002 the Lord called him to serve at New Vision Christian Ministries Int’l. At New Vision he has served as the Minister of Church Operations; helping to establish and grow the church and securing the structure of the ministry by working closely with the Sr. Pastor. In 2005 he became an ordained minister under New Vision Christian Ministries and in January 2016 he was established as New Visions first ever Assistant Pastor.
Pastor Jesse is happily married to the beautiful Minister Beverly Ortiz who also serves in the Ministry. Minister Beverly brings her ministry of reaching the lost and ministry of song to this dynamic duo! Beverly and their children are part of the foundation of New Vision, each contributing to the Ministry specific to their calling. Together the Ortiz Family is dedicated to helping the congregation grow to meet the needs of all people. Pastor Jesse stands by the scripture that declares “God is not a respecter of person” and that "with God, all things are possible".