Aurum joined Sunset Church in March 2014. Prior to Sunset, Aurum was the Community & Outreach Pastor at Immanuel Community Church in the Chicagoland area, where he had been serving since its inception in 2007. Aurum graduated in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2001 and from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 2011. God has given Aurum a heart for shepherding and guiding the church to be healthy, vibrant and passionate for Christ and His mission. As God has led him and his family to San Francisco, Aurum is primarily reponsible for pastoring the small group ministry. He and his wife, Sarah, have two sons and a daughter that mean the world to them. Aurum enjoys playing sports, cheering for his Chicago teams, and has a deep appreciation for good pizza, coffee and movies.