Crystal Padilla / Lead Singer
Crystal is currently the worship leader at Church At The Grove (Walnut Grove Campus) located right outside of the city of Atlanta, Ga. She has had the opportunity to serve in worship ministry for over 13 years. Crystal's love for music started at the age of 12, when she started playing drums. Since then,she has had a true love for drumming and you can ocassionally catch her behind a kit. One of the things that Crystal enjoys as well is being able to write music in Spanish. For years, she has been involved with leading worship in Spanish speaking churches and communities all over the country. Most of Crystal's family originates from Honduras so she is fluent. When she is doing music, Crystal enjoys spending time with family and friends and is obessed with coffee, donuts, cheese dip and cheese burgers.
Random Facts about Crystal:
Birthday: November 18
Born: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Favorite Hobbies: Drinking Coffee, creating music, snuggling with my dog Venti
Education: Music degree from Truett McConnell College
Favorite Verse: Galatians 2:20
Favorite Band(s): Colony House, Switchfoot, Elevation Worship, KXC Worship, Allen Stone and more.
WHO ARE WE?
CPM is a bilingual worship band based our of Atlanta, Georgia. CPM is a diverse group of worship leaders with a strong passion and desire to see people grow in a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. They seek to create music with a message hope, to impact the lives of people around the world. CPM believes that humility and authenticity in worship leading is key to create an atmosphere to worship the only one who matters- Jesus. As Jeremiah 29:13 says, "You will seek me and find me, when you search for me with all your heart."
"We are a ministry before being a band. We know anybody can create good music, that is why making music is not our sole purpose and goal. We want to be a ministry/individuals who serve and love people like Jesus did and live likes that bring Him glory in all we do."
HOW DID CPM COME TO BE?
Crystal Padilla is a worship leader and recording artist based out of Atlanta, Ga. She is activley serving as the worship leader at Church At The Grove in Loganville, Ga and works with the student ministry at Summit Church in Loganville, Ga. Crystal has always been heavily involved in and around her community. As a graduate of Truett McConnell College, she spent most of her college career as the drummer for worship band, Tim Johnson Band, which laid a strong foundation for all the Lord had for her in the future. Crystal always felt the calling to begin a ministry that would allow her to reach out and serve people in the Latino community. Coming from a hispanic background, she has used her ability to speak two languages to make a greater impact for the Kingdom. She has been able to write and compose music that has been able to reach people around the world. She believes music is a beautiful and creative way for hearts to connect with God.
" Every opportunity I have to share Christ with someone is precious...that is why I choose to live a life of obediance and that is devoted to Christ. I simply want to serve people like Christ and love them to Christ."
CPM es grupo de alabnaza bilingüe de Atlanta, Georgia. CPM es un grupo de líderes con pasión y deseo fuerte de ver a personas crecer en una relación más profunda con Jesucristo. Buscan crear música con un mensaje, para impactar vidas en todo el mundo con las buenas nuevas. CPM cree que la humildad y autenticidad en un ministerio de musica es clave para crear un ambiente en donde el unico que se lleva la gloria es Jesús. Como Jeremías 29: 13 dice, "Me buscaran y me encontaran, cuando me buscan como todo el corazón".
"Somos un ministerio antes de ser una banda. Sabemos que cualquir persona puede crear buena música, es por eso que hacer música no es nuestro único propósito y objetivo. Queremos ser un ministerio y individuales que sirven y aman a la gente como lo hizo Jesús- siempre trayendole gloria a El en todo lo que hacemos."
COMO VINO A SER CPM?
Crystal Padilla vive en Atlanta, Georgia. Actualmente sirve como lider de alabanza en la iglesia Church At The Grove en Loganville, Ga y también los ultimos 3 anos a servido con un grupo de jovenes en la iglesia Summit Church en Loganville, Georgia. Crystal ha sido fuertemente involucrada en la musica alrededor de su comunidad. Graduada de la Universidad Truett McConnell, pasó la mayor parte de su carrera universitaria tocando la bateria con diferentes grupos musicales. Por mucho tiempo, Crystal tuvo el llamado para comenzar un ministerio que le permitía alcanzar la comunidad Latina. Siendo su familia de Honduras, su habilidad de hablar dos idiomas ha sido una bendicion y una manera para poder ser de impacto para el reino de Dios. Ella ha podido escribir y componer música que ha llegado a diferentes partes del mundo. Ella cree que la música es una forma hermosa y creativa de conectar corazones hacia Dios.
"Cada oportunidad que tengo para compartir a Cristo con alguien es precioso... es por eso que he decidido mi vida de servicio al Senor. Simplemente quiero servir y amar a personas como lo hizo Cristo. "
CPM released thier first bilingual worship EP on July 2012 called “La Roca Ep” and have since the released:
Move For You - Single / Vivir Por Ti - Spanish Single (2013)
We Welcome You, Emmanuel - Christmas single (2014)
Beauty In The Waiting - latest album (2015)
Queremos Morar - Spanish single (2016)