MEET THE TEAM

One church, two locations

Senior Leadership

Bob Balian
Bob Balian

Founding Pastor, Co-Lead Senior Pastor

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Efrem Smith
Efrem Smith

Co-Lead Senior Pastor

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Tyronne Gross
Tyronne Gross

Lead Pastor
Elk Grove

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Susie Gamez
Susie Gamez

Pastor of Spiritual Formation

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Irene Siniy-Bailey
Irene Siniy-Bailey

Executive Pastor

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Adults

Otis Amey
Otis Amey

Associate Pastor, Elk Grove
Mens, Young Pros, Serve Ministries

Richard Sherman
Richard Sherman

Marriage Pastor
Teaching, Marriage, Couples Ministries

Christa Armstead
Christa Armstead

Care Pastor
Womens, Prayer, Care Ministries

James Cabalu
James Cabalu

Groups Director

Shaelyn Saraceni
Shaelyn Saraceni

Ministry Coordinator
Experience, Classes

Family Ministry

Gilbert Acevedo
Gilbert Acevedo

Family Pastor
Kids, Students, 1825

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Turner Welch
Turner Welch

Youth Director
4th-6th Grade

Paige Lopez
Paige Lopez

Youth Director
7th-12th grade

Makaela Franklin
Makaela Franklin

Kids Ministry Director
Sacramento

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Annette Bugay
Annette Bugay

Kids Ministry Director
Elk Grove

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Brianna Hightower
Brianna Hightower

Kids Ministry
Sacramento

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Laura Wood
Laura Wood

Kids Ministry
Sacramento

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Cheyenne Hawkins
Cheyenne Hawkins

Ministry Coordinator
Experience, Youth

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Creative + Communications

Kira Bautista
Kira Bautista

Creative + Communications Director

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CJ Mateo
CJ Mateo

Project Manager

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Katelyn Serrano
Katelyn Serrano

Graphic Designer

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Gabriel Thomas
Gabriel Thomas

Videographer

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Programming + Production

Taylor Balian
Taylor Balian

Programming Manager

Werner Carrasco
Werner Carrasco

Production + Video Manager

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Daniel Co
Daniel Co

Production Lead

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Worship

Melinda Watts
Melinda Watts

Worship Pastor

Marquise Scott
Marquise Scott

Music Director

Lisa Proaps
Lisa Proaps

Worship Lead

Experience + Operations

Jacquelyn Kendricks
Jacquelyn Kendricks

Experience Director
Sacramento Campus

Jeremy Conkle
Jeremy Conkle

Facilities Lead

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Keoki Uehara
Keoki Uehara

Facilities Lead

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Business + Administrative

Dave Hanson
Dave Hanson

Finance Director

Sherri Adams
Sherri Adams

HR + Finance Manager

Kere Romo
Kere Romo

HR + Finance Assistant

Marcella Pelz
Marcella Pelz

Executive Assistant
to Senior Pastors

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Eileen Whitlock
Eileen Whitlock

Administrative Assistant
to Elk Grove Campus

Debbie Purvis
Debbie Purvis

Database Manager