Our Team

Meet Our Team

Steve Ruetschle

Senior Pastor

Phil Church

Minister of Worship and Creative Arts

Nate Salinas

Associate Pastor

Bob Thomas

Church Administrator

Bobbie Woodruff

Church Administrator Coordinator

Carol Means

Children & Family Ministry Coordinator

Carrie Peeples

Middle School Ministry Lead

Daphne Parker

Director of Children & Families

Jessica Marshall

Director of Finance & HR

Joshua Erickson

Ministry Host

Karen Carroll

Adult Ministries & Contributions Coordinator

Laura VanderGiessen

Worship Team Program Lead/High School Lead

Maddie Martinez

Outreach & Connections Lead

Mai Anh Hall

Communication Lead

Melissa Pearson

Early Childhood Lead

Nick Lind

Student Ministry Worship Coordinator

Sarah Salove

Helping Hands Lead

Sheri Schlief

Director of Outreach

Steven Hawes

Lead Ministry Host

Steven Myers

Technical Arts Specialist

Travis Cibolski

Technical Arts Director

Vivyetta Hirschfelder

Worship Intern

Meet Our Volunteer Leaders

Alan Mitchell

Ushers & Greeters

Cheryl Hoy & Charlotte Douglas

Congregational Care

Curt Charles

Security & Safety

Dania Behrens

Sunset Moms

Dave & Mary Camp

Sunset Mission Prayer Community

Jim Abdie


Jim Walcutt

Financial Assistance

Lynn Moore


Mike Hildenbrand

Global Outreach

Patsy Steinfeld, Ada Howe, & Stacey Hillier

Women's Bible Study

Tina Rust

Christmas Outreach

Tim Sipe

Men’s Morning Watch

Yukiko Flennaugh

Racial Justice

Meet Our Session

Our Session is the ruling body of the church, and each Session member has been ordained as Elders at Sunset. If you would like to connect with our Session, please contact them at session2023@sunset.church.

Bruce Hanna

Chris George

Damon Flennaugh

Kathy Hartrum

Kent Richards

Randy Johnson

Rupa Devadoss

Steve Slotemaker

Tricia Russell