Meet the Team


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.

Mike Leno

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

Starla Stephan Leno

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

Pastor Steve McHan

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

Linda Biswas

Children & Family Pastor
A missionary at heart, Pastor Linda loves to travel, and is passionate about the kids and families of Azure Hills experiencing Jesus one act of service at a time.

George Tuyu

Youth Pastor
Being called to ministry from a young age, George brings passion and heart. He’s a foodie, cyclist and along with his wife Leanna have a Husky named Zion.

Gabriel Morales

Young Adult Pastor
A native of New Jersey, Gabriel loves running, coffee, and connecting faith with everyday life.

Nanette Pittenger

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

Janet Bottroff

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

Keturah Reed

Media Coordinator
Keturah loves to encourage others! She hopes to inspire people to connect with Jesus and experience His amazing love.