Our Location Pastor
Pastor James and Cherise Martinez
James and Cherise Martinez joined the Emmanuel family in 2012 as Pastor Nate’s intern while they were attending North Central University. Since then they have ministered in Florida and moved back to join the staff at the Maple Grove Location in 2017. James originally from the Dominican Republic and Cherise originally from Canada, have grown to love and call Minnesota home. They have three children: Sofia, Jaxen, and Jordan.