A gifted speaker and writer, Stephen is our primary teaching pastor who leads by empowering others. He joined our team in 200? 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. She Cindy has served on our team for…. She is a graduate of Ventura College. She is also a valued member of the Bella Vista School administrative team….
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LORI PINKSTON: MISSIONAL PASTOR
With a deep capacity for listening, Lori keeps our faith-family focused on the mission of journeying with people. She has served our church for over a decade and joined our team officially in 2015. She completed two bachelors degrees in speech and history.
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RYAN SCHMALL: INFLUX AND STUDENT PASTOR
With a commitment to fun and curiosity, Ryan has turned asking questions into a spiritual discipline in his pursuit of Jesus. Ryan has served on our team for nearly decade. He graduated from Simpson University after completing a bachelors in youth ministry.
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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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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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CARMEN BAHR: FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE
Known for her warmth and kind-heartedness, Carmen brings something special to everything she does, even crunching numbers!
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RAUL NAVARRO: FACILITIES
Thorough and proficient don’t even begin to describe Raul’s commitment to his work, and while you may not see him much, his handiwork is all around.
Raul can be reached by phone at (530) 223-0454.