The Rev. Lillian Lobb, Pastor Lillian, received her B.A. degree in Religious Studies from California State University at Long Beach in 1989. She then attended seminary and graduated from the School of Theology at Claremont with a M.A. in Religious Education.
Lillian grew up in the Methodist church and was very active in the youth groups and taught Sunday school. She has been involved with various ministries for the last 35 years. Based on her research on Factors Affecting Belief in Life After Death Among the Elderly, she was invited to present her findings to the American Academy of Religion.
She also served as Assistant Coordinator for the Judean Desert Exploration Team in Israel. This was a field archaeological expedition that continued the search for additional manuscripts in the Qumran area of the Judean Desert where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
In August of 1992 Lillian founded Christ Chapel of Laguna in Laguna Beach, CA and continues to serve as pastor. Lillian has been working with individuals infected and affected with HIV/AIDS for over 20 years. She also served as part-time Chaplain for AIDS Services Foundation in Orange County from 1997 until 2005.