Meet our staff
Pastor Scott and Beth Sampson have been married for 49 years and have 5 children and 14 grandchildren. Pastor Scott's hobbies include robotics, electronics and mechanics. His life verse is Galatians 2:20 "I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me."
His passion is for people to live in the fullness of all God has for them through salvation in Christ and the infilling of the Holy Spirit.
Jennifer has a love for teaching and ministering to families. She is passionate about providing tools and assistance to help people grow into a deeper relationship with Christ. God has enabled her to come along side fellow Christians who are "stuck" in their faith.
Jennifer has been married to Buddy for 22 years. They have two beautiful children. She has a B.A. in education from Southern Nazarene University and has been teaching in various capacities for 30 years. She has a District minister's license through the Intermountain District of the Church of the Nazarene.
Buddy's purpose is to be and do what God designed him to be and do. The gifts of music, encouragement and inspiration drive Buddy's passion which is to connect people with the living God.
Buddy is a fifth generation worship leader. He holds an Associates degree in Music Technology and is a licensed minister through the Intermountain District of the Church of the Nazarene and is currently studying for ordination. Buddy has extensive experience in the Christian Music industry and in Christian Rock bands.
He loves guitars (he has 17), classic cars (1975 Hurst Olds) and most of all he loves his family Jennifer, Zachary and Maddie.
Church Secretary &
Children's Director Shari Acuna
Shari and Louie Acuna have been married since 2010 and have a blended family with 5 children. Shari loves chocolate and "chicken in various forms."
Her favorite verse is Ephesians 4:23 "to be made new in the attitude of your minds;"
Her passion is working with the children. When they "get it", it's amazing. When they ask Jesus into their lives "it's mind-blowing that I actually get to be a part of this." She likes researching for the lessons, learning dances for the new songs, and working with our great resource of volunteers every week.
Dan is a big teenager himself. Dan is married to Rachelle and has a daughter and three sons. Dan also serves in worship with RMM Band.