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Get away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts…
Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia.

Our Leadership

Senior Pastor

Tara VinCross

Senior Pastor

Pastor Tara felt God calling her to pastoral ministry while serving as a group leader for Youth Challenge, a summer canvassing ministry over 25 years ago.

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Leadership

Our Pastoral Team

Senior Pastor

Senior Pastor

Tara VinCross

Pastor Tara felt God calling her to pastoral ministry while serving as a group leader for Youth Challenge, a summer canvassing ministry over 25 years ago.

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Executive Pastor

Executive Pastor

Trevan Osborn

Pastor Trevan was taking a special Bible class in high school when he fell in love with ministry.

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Worship and Media Pastor

Worship and Media Pastor

Bryant Taylor

Pastor Bryant has been in ministry for 29 years using his passion to share the gospel.

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Children and Family Pastor

Children and Family Pastor

Samantha Peralta

Pastor Samantha's journey to ministry was not a straight path, but it was a faith journey of choosing to follow God.

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Youth Pastor

Youth Pastor

Nick Snell

Pastor Nick has been actively involved in ministry since his Sophomore year in high school.

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Young Adult Pastor

Young Adult Pastor

Jessie Lopez

Pastor Jessie loves young adults. She loves dialogue, open questions and engaging with real issues.

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Community and Discipleship Pastor

Community and Discipleship Pastor

Mike Leno

Pastor Mike has been in ministry for more than 40 years. His love for studying scripture led him to naturally choose ministry.

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Patriarch Pastor

Patriarch Pastor

Pastor Salim Elias

Pastor Salim Elias was a Pastor at Azure Hills Church from January 15, 1978 to December 31, 2014. After his retirement he continued to serve this church as a greeter. He is still a widely beloved member of our church family.

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Member Care & Integration

Member Care & Integration

Starla Stephan

Starla enjoys music, singing, nature, birdwatching, and playing with her grandson. She especially enjoys connecting people with Christ and one another.

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Office Staff

Office Manager

Office Manager

Nanette Pittenger

Nanette loves running and all things Disney and combined both by recently completing the Dopey Challenge at Walt Disney World.

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Treasurer

Treasurer

Janet Bottroff

Janet has been the church treasurer for nearly 30 years! She was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley.

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Church Board

Chairperson – Arthur Blinci
Vice-Chairperson – Liesl Acquistapace
Finance Chairperson – Dennis Shogren
Co-Head Elder – Ernie Medina
Co-Head Elder – Keturah Reed
Safety Committee Chair – John Lorenz
Nominating Committee Chair – Chris Johnston
Adventurer Directors – Erick & Keren Guzman
Pathfinder Directors – Geoffrey & Vivian Smith
Children’s Center Director: Tasha Garnett
Youth: Natalie Johnston
College: Danilo Braga
Young Professional: Jenn Maxwell
Dalton Mastracolla
Edward Siahaan
Deb Chong
Claudia Benggon
DP Harris
Pastor Tara VinCross
Pastor Trevan Osborn
Pastor Bryant Taylor
Pastor Mike Leno
Pastor Nick Snell
Pastor Jessie Lopez
Pastor Samantha Peralta

Finance Committee

Chairperson – Dennis Shogren
Vice-Chairperson – Sam Butarbutar
Arthur Blinci (Board Chair)
Janet Bottroff
Scott Carlton
Daniel Injo
Paul Marovitch
Ed Motschiedler
Hans Olson
Trevan Osborn
Amanda Perry
Verlon Strauss
Vince Tieri
Tara VinCross

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