Osaka, Japan: Joseph & Amy Totsis
Joseph and Amy Totsis are natives of Los Angeles, California where they met while serving together in the youth ministry at Calvary Chapel Montebello (The Ark Montebello).
Joseph served for seven years as the youth pastor and missions pastor at CCM.
Prior to working in ministry, Joseph was a high school Computer Graphics teacher.
Amy has a background in both Television Journalism and teaching English as a Foreign Language.
In January, 2010 they were married and moved to Japan upon returning from their honeymoon. They spent the first six months in Tokyo acclimating to married life and Japanese culture. While in Tokyo, they served at Calvary Chapel Kokubunji.
In July, they moved to Osaka where Joseph joined the staff at Osaka International Church (OIC) as an Associate Pastor.
In September 2013 Joseph, Amy, and several loving supporters of prayer, service, and financial support helped launch the Abide- Calvary Chapel Osaka church plant.
In May 2014 Joseph stepped fulfilled his contract with OIC and began to focus his full time attention at the Abide- Calvary Chapel Osaka church plant.
In June 2014 the church plant grew with the birth of our first born baby girl which was actually recorded and broadcasted on a popular television program in Japan called “YOU wa nanishini Nihon e?”
Please visit www.abide-osaka.org for more information about Abide Osaka.