Pastor Erica Rantung was born in Pingtung, Taiwan. Raised in a Buddhist family, she encountered Jesus Christ through the ministry of Adventist missionaries at San Yu English Bible Center in 1998, and was baptized in 2000.
Pastor Erica graduated with a B.A. in Education from National Hualien Teachers College in 2005 and taught at Taipei Adventist American School and Taipei Adventist Preparatory Academy in Taiwan from 2006 to 2009. She moved to California in 2009 and was married to Roy Rantung, who is also a pastor in SECC.
She obtained a M.A. in Religious Education with an emphasis in Family Life Education from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University in December 2011. In July 2014, Pastor Erica joined the Campus Hill Church as part-time children’s & family pastor. She also teaches ESL and Introduction to Christianity at Loma Linda Academy, which she has done since 2012.
Pastor Erica believes children are precious gifts from God. Her desire is to guide children to accept Jesus Christ as their personal friend and savior and become His disciples.
“The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want.” – Psalm 23:1