Meet Our Staff

Acia Jernigan


Administrative Assistant

Acia has been our Administrative Assistant for over 15 years, and a member of the church for over 30 years. She also is on the Music and Worship Commission and enjoys planning worship and singing in the choir. When she is not singing choir music, she is belting out Broadway show tunes. She loves her church family and can’t think of a better place to work.


Cody Smith

Director of Music

Cody Smith has blessed our congregation with his musical gifts for many years. He is our pianist, organist, and choir director, sometimes serving as all three during a single service! He lives in Riverside with his wife Dana, son Spencer, and their two dogs.  


Connie Good


Connie Good has been a member of our congregation, along with her husband, for decades and she blesses us with her gifts as our treasurer. They have three adult children and multiple grandchildren.


Rev. Lauren Seganos Cohen


Pastor Lauren came to Pomona Fellowship Church of the Brethren in December 2018. Before coming to Pomona Fellowship, she served as both a hospital chaplain and campus minister in Maine. She currently serves on the Church of the Brethren's Mission & Ministry Board and on the board of the Brethren Journal Association. Pastor Lauren lives in San Gabriel with her husband Jason, son Leo, and their two dogs. She loves Jesus, singing, reading, and exploring Southern California.