“I am the Vine, you are the branches. If a man remains in Me and I in him, he will bear much fruit…” John 15:5
Pastor Sam Hall graduated from Point Loma University with a BA in Education. He taught Physical Education and coached for twelve years and was a youth pastor for twenty years. He and his wife, Darleen, have four children and he has been a senior pastor since 1993. He has been in and out of Russia with Campus Crusade for Christ for seventeen years and has a passion to preach nothing but the Word of God.
Darleen has been involved with worship music since 1986 and really enjoys praising God through this medium. You will usually find her humming or singing a praise song wherever she goes! Darleen graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with an Elementary Education degree and taught second grade in the public school system for 19 years, but quit to spend more time with her family and to help at church. Darleen has been married to Sam since 1977 and they have raised four children together. She also enjoys ministering to children and teens and desires to always encourage others to live their lives for Christ’s glory.
Serena has been Children’s Ministry Director since 2012 and has been involved in child care and teaching since 2001. She and her husband have three children and enjoy doing whatever they can outside as a family. With a passion for God’s Word and a creative heart, she is happily serving the Lord and our children through AWANA and Sunday morning ministry.
Samantha and her husband, Anthony, are proud parents of three young men. Samantha has a passion for teaching God’s Word and doing it with a creative flare. When she is not home schooling her youngest son, shuttling her boys around, teaching Children’s Church or leading AWANA Game Time, you’ll find her experimenting with a new recipe, or creating something lovely to add to the beauty of her home.
Garrett and Rachel Hall have been leading youth since 2005. Garrett graduated from the University of Arizona with his degree in Computer Science and works as a Software Engineer. Rachel has wisdom and discernment that can only come from the Lord. They have three beautiful children, and Rachel is a busy homeschooling mom. Having grown up in youth group together, they both have a heart for our young people and a deep desire for them to come to the Lord and live for Him each day. Our youth group, Teen Time, is about God and His Word first and foremost with a whole lot of fun, food and fellowship included.