Meet the Team

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COLIN DUFFY: LEAD PASTOR

Pastor Colin started with us on March 15th, 2020. He hails from Northern Ireland, loves soccer, and has recently taken up an interest in fly fishing. Colin is always glad to get coffee or lunch with those who are curious about him or Redding First.

 

You can reach him by email at cduffy@reddingfirst.org 


 

 
 
 

LAUREN BAXTER: YOUTH DIRECTOR

Lauren came to Redding in 2011 to attend Simpson University and now teaches 5th-grade at a local elementary school. She is married to her wonderful husband and fellow educator, Jon who is serving alongside her in youth ministry. She is a self-professed theology nerd, avid weight-lifter, and aspiring mediocre golfer. Both Lauren and Jon are passionate about walking aside young people as they grow in their relationships with Jesus and feel blessed to be able to do so at Redding First.

Lauren can be reached by email at youth@reddingfirst.org.
 
 
 
 
 


 

FOU VANG CHOW: MIEN PASTOR

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.

Fou Vang can be reached by email at fou530@yahoo.com
 
 
 


 
 

ANNETTE BEAZELL: OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Annette joined the office staff in 2021. Her attention to detail keeps the office running efficiently.

She can be reached by email at office@reddingfirst.org
 
 
 
 
 


 

ROBERT NICHOLS: MAINTENANCE

Through setup, teardown, and maintenance of our campus, Robert is a vital part of the ministries here at Redding First.