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Pastor Gary and Karen Lewis

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Gary and Karen Lewis are the founders of Marketplace Missions. They formed Marketplace Missions in 1994 and have served as President and Vice President of Marketplace Missions, a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation, since that time. The Lewis’ began serving in Ministry in the early 1980’s. After serving as Pastor of a church in Rocklin, California for 12 years, the Lewis’ felt God’s call to serve as Missionaries in Latin American countries. In 1995, they began their missionary work in El Salvador, Central America. In 2004, the Lewis’ relocated to Baja, Mexico and began a new work in San Felipe, Baja. The current focus of their work is building Sonshine Hacienda, a home for abused and abandoned children in the Baja area as well as pastoring a non-denominational, English speaking church in San Felipe.


Imelda Valenzuela

Imelda serves as our representative with DIF. She is also responsible for scheduling, personnel, records and regulatory compliance. Imelda started out as one of our dorm moms and ably moved into an administrative position, where her work has been invaluable.

Transportation and Vehicle Maintenance

Sr. Bernardo

Facility Maintenance & Regulatory Compliance

Sr. Pablo

Missionary Staff

Randy & Katie Ubry-Terrell

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Randy and Katie began their full-time volunteer mission service to Sonshine Hacienda in November of 2016.

Randy came to Sonshine Hacienda after 35 years in the food service industry.  He is using his skills to not only assist our full-time cook but also to help us stay organized and creative in the kitchen. He is also experienced in building and repairs and assists Pablo and Bernardo with facility maintenance.

Katie comes to us with a background in Communication and Writing. She works with our website and Social Media pages to keep you updated on the goings on at Sonshine Hacienda. She also supports Karen and Imelda in their daily administrative work.

Please note that Randy & Katie are volunteer staff. Their ability to live and serve at Sonshine Hacienda is dependent upon your financial support. Support Randy & Katie's ministry via Paypal, where you have the option to make a one-time or regular monthly contribution. Please add "For Randy & Katie" in the purpose/comment field on Paypal. Your tax-deductible receipt will come from Marketplace Missions. Thank you for supporting our staff! They are the hands and feet to your heart for service!


Board of Directors

Dr. Gary Lewis, President

Karen Lewis, Vice President

Tony Graupensperger JD, CPA, Secretary/Treasurer

Dr. Anthony Carlisle, Medical Services Director

Dr. Robert Lewis, VP of Marketing and Financial Development



Advisory Board Members

Pastor Steve Wadleigh

Earl Kendel

Pastor Bill Bibbins