Nick Reed

Lead Pastor

Nick Reed has been involved in Pastoral ministry for more than 8 years, is the founding Pastor of CityLight, and has a passion to reach L.A. with the gospel of Jesus. He and his wife Rachel have four children: Amy, Elisabeth, Charlotte, and Cornelia. Nick enjoys baseball, golf, and spending time with his family. 


Damian DeSena

Associate Pastor

Damian has served with us for over three years and is over worship, youth, and marketing at CityLight. He and his wife Gizelle have one child, Dante Luca DeSena. Damian enjoys working out, good food, and date nights with his wife. 


Josh Porter

Adult Ministries Director

Josh was born and raised in California. He and Georgina came to our ministry in 2009 where God began to give them a burden to reach this area with the gospel. They have two boys: Noah and Zachary. Josh has been on our leadership team now since 2014, and oversees all of our Life Groups, Discipleship, and First Impression Ministries.  He enjoys spending time with his family, playing basketball and softball, and eating!


Alyssa Carino

Administrative Assistant

Alyssa was born and raised in San Diego, California. She put her faith in Jesus in 2010, and later went to Bible College in Lancaster. She served in our ministry while in college and now works in our offices as the administrative assistant. Alyssa enjoys exploring, eating out, and photography .