Our Team

Marilu Delacruz, Center Director

Marilu has been called to serve in a purpose filled role as the Center Director of Life More Abundantly. She is an amazing asset and a great contributor to the LMA team, and she’s honored to serve the South Phoenix Metropolitan community. She has enjoyed using her God given gifts overseeing toddlers at a Christian Learning Center, and the outcome has been tremendous. Marilu finds passion in loving the children through teaching them fundamental skills. Marilu is also a Care Pastor, this role had her teaching the students the love of Christ through biblical teachings. Her faith in God has given her the strength and motivation to do the work of this ministry. Not to be served but to serve wholeheartedly. She believes if there is no Love in your work, then everything is not worth doing. Love is a gift that was given to each of us since creation, we love because he first loved us.

Augustine Chacon, Men, Dads and Dads to be Program Director

He has served in ministry throughout his adult life. He’s currently the Lead Pastor of Tru Luv Church in Phoenix. He has been happily married to his high school sweetheart, Patsy for over 30 years and together they have three awesome kids and two even more awesome grandkids. He has studied the Bible and Theology through Liberty University and Phoenix Seminary. One of his greatest passions is to help men embrace their manhood and to find value and honor in their roles as fathers.

Danielle Pajak, Lead Parenting Class Coordinator

Danielle is the Lead Parenting Class Coordinator for Life More Abundantly. She is also a freelance graphic designer and illustrator, native of the Valley, and lover of Jesus Christ. She has felt the Lord's calling to serve her community in a deeper way, particularly women, children, and families. She is passionate about advocating for life and to proclaim children as God's blessing and abundant grace to the world. She believes deeply in God's beauty and love - that it can be the outpouring into our homes and communities, healing the rifts and brokenness in our culture. This is why she is serving with Life More Abundantly as she hopes to serve the needs of our South Phoenix communities in any way the Lord is leading her to do.

Gabriela Zierer, Lead Volunteer Coordinator

Gabriella was born and raised in Florida. In 2019 she moved out to Arizona to pursue her career as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist Assistant. She has been working as a pediatric COTA/L in various settings which include home-health, schools and clinics.  As a pediatric COTA/L she helps children with special needs to become more independent with daily living skills and improve day to day tasks. This may include promoting fine motor, cognitive, sensory processing skills and many other skills through therapeutic activities. Gabriella has a love and passion for children and families. “I am extremely grateful to be a part of Life More Abundantly, it is an honor to help serve, support, build and encourage the community starting first with the family unit. We are in this together!”

Elouise Nathaniel, Founder and CEO

Originally from Northern California but has called Arizona home for the past 20 years. Her heart yearns to see ALL Women to know their worth and to see themselves as God sees them. Elouise is known for her encouraging spirit, strong coaching, loving mentoring and fearless team building skills. She is a believer in God and believes that he sent his son Jesus to the cross for her personally. She has 4 grown children, 1 son and 3 daughters.  Elouise is passionate about pouring into others who are open to it and empowering them to reach their spiritual, life and career goals.  Her personal motto is: It’s not the load that breaks you down it’s the way you carry it. Her beliefs are to actively give back to her community and NOT with "lip" service but with "sweat" service. Serving the “Beloved Community” of South Phoenix with a judgement-free heart, is a privilege, which is the way God has called her to serve. 

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