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Showing You the Way

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.

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.

Administrative Pastor

Administrative Pastor

Steve McHan

Pastor Steve loves pruning and harvesting fruit trees and shares the same passion with growing churches.

Young Adult Pastor

Young Adult Pastor

Jessie López Abdul-Karim

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

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.

Member Care & Integration

Member Care & Integration

Starla Stephan Leno

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

Youth Pastor

Youth Pastor

Gatra Suhari

Gatra loves connecting with people over food and view anything that he does as a ministry to bring more beauty and joy into the world.

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.

Treasurer

Treasurer

Janet Bottroff

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

Church Board

Arthur Blinci, Chairperson

Liesl Acquistapace, Vice-Chairperson

Paul Beagle, Co-Head Deacon

Patience Bledu, Finance Vice-Chairperson

Janet Bottroff, Treasurer

Annabelle Butarbutar, High School Rep.

Sam Butarbutar, Finance Chairperson

Brandy & James Farley – Adventurer Club Directors

Tasha Garnett, Children’s Center Director

John Lorenz, Safety Chair

Jenn Maxwell, Young Professional

Lisa McMillan, Young Professional

Ed Motschiedler, Vision Capital Campaign Chairperson

Nanette Pittenger, Clerk

Keturah Reed, Co-Head Elder

Franz & Jannet Sanchez, Pathfinder Club Directors

Andy Sandiford, Nominating Committee Chairperson

Enilson Sarli, Co-Head Elder

Deb Chong, At-Large

Ernie Medina, At-Large

Marcus Mitchell, At-Large

Dennis Shogren, At-large

Edward Siahaan, At-large

Mel Sormin, At-Large

Pastor Linda Biswas

Pastor Mike Leno

Pastor Jessie López Abdul-Karim

Pastor Steve McHan

Pastor Starla Stephan Leno

Pastor Gatra Suhari

Pastor Tara VinCross

Finance Committee

Sam Butarbutar, Chairperson

Patience Bledu, Vice-Chairperson

Norie Acaac

Arthur Blinci

Janet Bottroff

Daniel Injo

Ed Motschiedler

Melissa Sell

Dennis Shogren

Vince Tieri

Donna Underwood

Pastor Steve McHan

Pastor Tara VinCross

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