A gifted speaker and writer, Stephen is our primary teaching pastor who leads by empowering others. He joined our team in 2001 as our Youth Pastor and became our Lead Pastor in 2007. Stephen is a graduate of Eastern Nazarene University, Nazarene Theological Seminary and he completed his doctoral work at George Fox Evangelical Seminary. Stephen can also be found in the Halls of Simpson University where is an Adjunct Professor in Biblical Studies.
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DAN PINKSTON: WORSHIP CURATOR FOR THE DOOR
More than a worship leader, Dan creates sonic landscapes in which the Holy Spirit is welcomed, freed and active. Dan has served on our team since 2010. He is a seminary graduate and completed his doctoral work at musical composition. In addition to his work at Redding First Church Dan also serves as an Associate Professor of Composition at Simpson University. You can also find Dan playing lead guitar for The Blues Doctors at many local venues around Redding.
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CINDY JONES: WORSHIP CURATOR FOR SANCTUARY
Deeply committed to letting the Spirit flow, Cindy uses a variety of musical styles to create space for Sanctuary. She is a skilled director of our choir and worship teams integrating contemporary and traditional styles with ease. Cindy is a graduate of Ventura College and is also a valued member of the Bella Vista School administrative team.
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BEAU CHAMBERS: CHILDREN AND FAMILIES PASTOR
Using his knack for creating community among all ages, Beau makes space for people to belong to Redding First and Jesus Christ. He has served on our team for over a decade. Beau is a graduate of Simpson University where he studied Business Administration and earned his teaching credential.
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KIERA CHAMBERS: EARLY CHILDHOOD PASTOR
Fun and full of energy, Kiera does more than love young children, she empowers parents to be their best. Kiera has served on our team for nearly a decade. She is a graduate of Simpson University where she completed a double major in history and social science.
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REBEKAH ARNDT: YOUTH COORDINATOR
Engaging and full of life, Rebekah has the desire to build authentic relationships with the youth and their families. She is passionate about helping students discover who they are in Christ.
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Uniquely gifted to minister to the Mien population, Fou Vang is an Ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene and has been involved in Pastoral Ministry for almost 20 years.
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PENNY HECKER: OFFICE MANAGER
Helpful and organized, Penny keeps the office running smoothly and efficiently.
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ELAINE KLUTTZ: ADMINISTRATIVE
Always willing to share a smile and solve a problem, Elaine’s support is a gift to everyone she meets.
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