Meet Our Leaders

Ray Palompo

Elder, Primary Teaching Pastor and Pastor over Adult Ministries

Ray is the main preaching elder at Island Grace Church.  He was born in Honolulu and lived his early life there.  The US Navy took his family to Subic Bay, Philippines and then to Northern California, where he was a youth pastor and elder at Community Bible Church in Vallejo, California.  There, he attended Grace School of Theology and Ministry and The Cornerstone Seminary.  Burdened by the Lord and affirmed by the church, Ray was sent back to Hawaii with seven other families from Community Bible Church and they planted Island Grace Church in 2009.  The preaching of Christ and the making of disciples continues to be His burden to this day.  Ray and his wife Lirio have two sons (Brandon and Sam), and a daughter and son-in-law (Marjory & Alex).

Jay Palompo

Elder and Pastor over Music Ministry

Jay was born in Honolulu but moved to Vallejo, California to graduate from Vallejo High School and CSU Sacramento. He transplanted from Community Bible Church in Vallejo, California ( where he served as an Elder, Music Pastor, College\Career Pastor, marriage counselor, and attended the Cornerstone Seminary. Communicating his burden for the islands to the elders at CBC, they sent Jay and family to Hawaii to plant Island Grace Church. Here he serves as an elder, music pastor and Bible study leader. One of his greatest joys is training men through discipleship. He married Angeli in 1991 and have three sons: Jonathon, David, and Andrew. You might catch Jay and family at the beach for some SUP (stand-up paddle) time or at the local hardware store loading up supplies for some random home project. 

Al Boncato


Al was born in Athens, Georgia. The military moved his family to various naval bases throughout North America. During his grade school years, his family finally settled in Vallejo, California. There he graduated from Vallejo High School, Napa Valley College and attended Grace School of Theology and Ministry. During his senior year of high school, Al heard the gospel of Jesus Christ, gave his life to follow the Lord and began attending Community Bible Church (CBC) in Vallejo. At CBC, he faithfully served in the youth ministry as well as various other ministries for 20 years. In 2010, God lead him to move to Oahu to help with the planting of Island Grace Church (IGC). At IGC, he serves as Deacon, youth council member, lead usher and teacher. He and his wife, Chona were married in 1996. They have one son, Alrick and two daughters, Chloe & Mara Jaden.

Ron Corpuz


Ron was born and raised on Oahu, and is currently working for a local utilities company.  He was given the opportunity to hear the gospel from a young age and has since decided to put his trust in Jesus.  Ron began to attend Island Grace Church in 2012, where his heart for serving and pointing people to Christ had led him to serve in multiple ministries at IGC.  In his spare time, you might catch him chillin’ near the ocean, watching a film at the theater, or at home practicing the culinary arts.