RICK THIEMKE

Lead Pastor

Rick has been Lead Pastor since May 2011. He oversees the vision, teaching and our staff. He lives in Mesa, with his wife, Susan. They have two adult children, Brittany & Kyle.

rickthiemke@viachurch.org

 
 

JESSE BAUMGARTNER

Family Pastor

Jesse has been on staff since February 2012. He oversees our family ministries (babies through high school) and works directly with our kids ministry (K-5th grade). He lives in Mesa, with his wife, Lisa and their four kids, Katie, Ari, Josiah & Briella.

jessebaumgartner@viachurch.org

 
 

JOSH HARP

Associate Pastor

Josh has been on staff since April 2008. He oversees adult teaching, missions and communications. He lives in Gilbert, with his wife, Elizabeth and their kids, Grace, Camille & Simon.

joshharp@viachurch.org

 
 

DONAVON HINTZ

Executive Pastor

Donavon has been on staff since January 2008. He oversees the church staff and manages the day-to-day operations of the church. He lives in Gilbert, with his wife, Kimber, and their two children, Kyra & Delia.

donavonhintz@viachurch.org

 
 

ANDY HORN

Associate Pastor

Andy has been on staff since August 2012. He oversees our recovery ministries, senior care and first impressions ministries. He lives in Mesa, with his wife, Becky.

andyhorn@viachurch.org

 
 

ROB LEE

Next Generation Pastor

Rob has been on staff since November 2015.  He oversees our student and young adult ministries. He lives in Mesa, with his wife, Katherine, and their two daughters, Elaine and Olivia.

roblee@viachurch.org

 
 

DAVE MORTON

Worship Pastor

Dave has been on staff since August 2002. He oversees our worship/music ministries. He lives in Mesa, with his wife, Christine and their four kids, Evan, Caleb, Gibson & Lincoln.

davemorton@viachurch.org

 
 

Staff

KRISTINA ALLEN
Early Childhood Coordinator

ARLENE ALTO
Nursery Coordinator

GREG BALDWIN
Facilities Manager
gregbaldwin@viachurch.org

KATHY HOPKINS
Bookkeeper
kathyhopkins@viachurch.org

SHERI KEPHART
Family Ministries Administrative Assistant
sherikephart@viachurch.org

SANDY KING
Recovery, Senior care & First Impressions Administrative Assistant
sandyking@viachurch.org

JARED MORTON
Technical Director
jaredmorton@viachurch.org

SCOTT HAVER
Maintenance