Rev. Paul Guimary is also known as Pastor Lito to his family, friends, and congregation of mostly Filipinos. He came to the U.S. in 1985 as Pablito and changed his name to Paul when he was naturalized in 1993.
Licensed and ordained as a minister under the Evangelical Free Church he founded and pastored Mabolo Evangelical Free Church in Casals Village , Cebu City , Philippines in 1974-1985; and was a missionary church planter of Crossroads Fellowship in Manila from 1994-2000, prior to his coming to Christ Our Savior Church in October 2001.
He earned his Master of Divinity Degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield , Illinois in 1992; his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Degree at the University of San Carlos , Cebu City , Philippines in 1985; and a Bible Institute Diploma from Central Bible Training Institute also in Cebu in 1974.
Pastor Lito is happily married to Annette Carey, the daughter of Rev. Robert and Althea Carey who served for 35 years as missionaries to the Philippines . Pastor Lito and Annette are blessed with four beautiful children, three godly sons-in-law, five pretty grand daughters and two handsome grandsons.