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Ministry Staff

Pastor Donald Bell, Sr.
(wife Michelle)
Donald M. Bell, Sr. is the pastor/teacher of Covenant Blessing Fellowship, (CBF). Launched in March 2001 with Adult Bible Study, God allowed for CBF's expansion into Sunday worship services in May of the same year.

... Pastor Bell resides in Southern California. He is married and has three children.

Pastor Jay Polk, M.A.B.E.
(wife Saana')
Asst. Pastor, Singles Ministry
Jay currently serves as Pastor of the singles at Covenant Blessing. He has a heart for the things of God (His Word, His Will and His Way) and wants to pass this infectious desire on to all the CBF family, particularly the singles. He believes that the weight of Christ’s great commission (Mat. 28:18-20), which is the making of disciples and spreading the Good News, rest squarely upon the shoulders of the singles. As such, Pastor Jay remains steadfast to his commitment of equipping of the singles in preparation of this great and wonderful work.

Pastor Orlando Monroe
(wife Falana)
Executive Pastor, Elder, Reconciliation Ministry Lead

Orlando and his wife Falana were married on July 17, 2000 and have four children: James, Evan, Aaron, and Joseph. The Monroes joined Covenant Blessing Fellowship in October 2001 as newlyweds.
In addition to her maternal responsibilities, Falana has participated in various CBF support and discipleship activities for the women and families of CBF. Outside CBF, Falana is a co-op director, counselor, and advocate for homeschooling families. By calling, Falana also is a writer.
Orlando began serving at CBF in 2001 with the Children and Family Ministry under Christian Education Pastor Les Higgins. Later in 2002, he joined the Watchmen Prayer Ministry/Ministry of Reconciliation as a counselor under ministry founder Patricia "Nana Pat" Ashley. After the transition of Minister Ashley the two ministries split into separate entities and he became the lead facilitator for the Ministry of Reconciliation. Orlando was ordained to the position of Elder in 2009, and ordained into the Pastorate on January 20, 2013 at which time he was installed in the Position of Executive Pastor. As Executive Pastor, Orlando is responsible for oversight of all ministerial activities at CBF. Beyond CBF, Orlando participates in community activities with the Compton Initiative, Disciples On the Move - Annual Venice Beach Evangelism Crusade, Men Standing Against Human Trafficking, Jazz Stepping Stones Women's Transitional Home, and other volunteer organizations.

Pastor Andrea B. Cammarota, MAT, BCC
Asst. Pastor, Women's Discipleship Ministry Leader
Andrea has been a follower of Christ since 1989, when she responded to an altar call at Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Anaheim. She has personally benefitted from Women’s Discipleship as a volunteer and ministerial intern at Faithful Central Bible Church in their Women’s Discipleship Ministry. She answered God’s call to ministry first in 2000 by attending and then in 2002 graduating from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA with a Masters in Theology with a Biblical Studies emphasis. In 2010, she went into full time ministry as a hospital chaplain, where she presently serves as a Board Certified Chaplain at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center. Andrea was ordanined to the position of Pastor on January 28, 2018

Elder David Gunning
(wife Gloria)

David has served as an Elder since 2007.

Elder Londell (Lonnie) Littlejohn
(wife Kim)
Elder, Media Ministry Facilitator

Elder Littlejohn was ordained as an Elder for CBF on January 28, 2018. Lonnie and Kim have been active members of Covenant Blessing Fellowship (CBF) since inception. In 2000, they were members of the CBF Launch Team and are in charge of the Media Ministry. Lonnie and Kim Littlejohn were married on Nov. 3, 2001, and have been blessed with four amazing children (Christina, Maya, Angela, and Joshua).
They were both born and raised in Los Angeles, CA where their families both attended First AME during their childhood. After high school, Lonnie served in the United States Marine Corps and earned an AA degree in Cinema from L.A.C.C. Kim attended Howard University and earned a BA degree in Television Production. Years later they reconnected at Faithful Central Bible Church serving in the Media Ministry. Lonnie currently works for the Los Angeles County Fire Department and Kim works for the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Elder Korstiaan "Kors" Vandiver
(wife Kimberley)
Elder, Trustee

The Vandivers became CBF members in 2007; both work in the fields of entertainment and technology. As CBF members they began to use their gifts in various volunteer ministries (i.e. media, acting, and screenwriting). Kors later joined the Trustees in 2012 and would join the CBF Elder board in 2018. Kimberly became part of the CBF tech team in 2018. Kors and Kimberly, are currently producing a slate of feature films and TV shows. As a web developer, Kimberly has recently created a portfolio that will add to the viability of their cumulative ministries. The husband and wife team are always working towards creating meaningful projects that will have worldwide impact for God's kingdom.

Elder Fern Johnson
Elder, Mother, Prayer Council Member

Elder Fern Johnson is a self-described disciple/servant of the one true and living Lord, born again in 1961. “ I've been walking with commitment and seeking God diligently since 1981 despite my many ups and downs, testing and trials, failures and successes.”
Elder Johnson been with Covenant Blessing Fellowship since the second Sunday of Sunday morning worship services (May 2001). God has graced me to serve with the Covenant Mothers since 2005, and serve and teach in various CBF ministries and facilitate discipleship and small Bible study groups. God has blessed me to be “all in” at CBF for that I am grateful. Elder Johnson was ordained to the position of Elder on January 28, 2018
She is single and a mother of one daughter, Nicole (in LA) and one son (Hasani) and daughter-in-law (Tasha) and four grandsons (Hasani Jr., Kaleb, Christian and Drew) who now reside in Sacramento, CA. I hold a BA in Behavioral Science, retired after 30 years with the Los Angeles City Personnel Department, and am a long-term student of the Bible.
“What keeps my spirit and soul grounded and at peace is knowing God through Christ Jesus and knowing that He is FAITHFUL. I am thankful that He has given me everything I need that pertains to life and godliness in Him. I am pressing…

My rock scripture is Hebrews 11:6 : But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him”

Elder Alton Griffin and Elder Keesha Griffin
Elders, Trustee (Alton)

Alton and Keesha joined the Covenant Blessing Family in 2005. They along with their four daughters have been active members throughout their time at Covenant. They desire to continually grow in Christ through prayer, study and honest communication along with the family of believers. Covenant Blessing Fellowship consecrated (set apart for service) Alton & Keesha as Elders on January 28, 2018. The Griffins are the first couple to jointly serve as Elders at CBF.

Monica Austin, MPA
Business Administrator
Monica serves in support of the Senior Pastor in the administration of the business functions of the church, working closely with the Elder Board, and is in charge of administrating the budget and finances. This position is the steward of the physical, financial and human resources, and supervises the work of the office including general administrative functions, and accounting for payroll and benefits.

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