Nate Garn

Lead Pastor & Elder
Nate has been married to his wife, Kati, for 12 years and they have two beautiful daughters, Nixon & Vivienne. He has been a Pastor at Redeemer for 17 years & has served as the Lead Pastor for the last three years. Nate grew up a military kid, living in four countries & many interesting places growing up. He has a Master’s of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest North Carolina.

Chris Centola

Pastor of Doctrine & Discipleship and Elder
Chris has lived in the high desert for 44 years. He & his wife, Becky, have been married for 26 years & have three children. Chris has served in pastoral ministry since 2001 and has been a pastor at Redeemer Church  since 2019. In his spare time, Chris enjoys going to the gym and is a big fan of In-N-Out Burger.

our elders

Tony Santana

Tony and his wife, Summer, have been married for 21 years. They have three beautiful daughters, Genesis, Serenity, & Faith.  Tony has lived in the High Desert for his whole life. He and his family have been members at Redeemer Church since 2020. Tony often serves on the worship team playing bass guitar or drums. He has been an elder at Redeemer Church since 2023.

Mike Pence

Mike has been married to his best friend, Gina, for 24 years. The Lord has blessed them with their son, David, and daughter, Rian. They came to Redeemer in 2017 after serving in a church plant for five years in Hesperia. Mike has served as an elder at Redeemer since 2021. Mike has a Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He loves to spend time with his family barbecuing while watching soccer or hockey.    

Nick Gaspar

Nick is a sinner saved by grace. He has been married to his beautiful wife Staci for 11 years and they are blessed with three wonderful children from the Lord. God led them to Redeemer in 2016 and they have called it home ever since. He enjoys spending time with his family and also a nice long run.

Alex Sieck

Alex and his wife, Debbie, have been married since 1972 and lived in the High Desert since 1980.  They have a daughter and a son who have given them five granddaughters.  Their first Sunday at Redeemer was the first Sunday of 2021 and at that point they knew that it was God's own hand that had led them here.  Alex has been retired since 2007 and doesn’t know how he ever had time to work.   He has been an elder at Redeemer Church since 2022.


Summer Santana

Director of Children's Ministry & Church Administrator
Summer has been married to her husband, Tony, for 21 years and they have three daughters. Her goal in children’s ministry is to glorify God by equipping kids to know Him. When Summer isn’t directing children’s ministry or doing church administration work, she is busy homeschooling her girls, taking care of her nieces and nephews, or simply outside enjoying the sunshine, talking to her 20 chickens, two turtles, and three dogs. 

Holly Sosa

Director of Communications & Church Administrator
Holly has served at Redeemer since 2015. She and her husband, Jacob, have been married for 11 years and have seven children. Holly seems like a nice quiet Christian lady until hockey season starts; then you can find her yelling at the TV when the Vegas Golden Knights play.

Amalia Dayton

Amalia has been married to her husband, Brett, for 16 years and they have two daughters. She has been a member at Redeemer since 2009 and has worked as the church's bookkeeper since 2020. She can often be seen at worship playing guitar alongside her husband, who leads worship.

Vanessa Centola

Director of Women's & Club 56 Ministries
Vanessa has been married to her husband, Peter, for 21 years and they have two sons. She has been a member at Redeemer Church since 2014 and has served as the Women's Ministry Director for five years. Most recently, she has taken on the role of Club 56 Director. Her  heart is  to encourage others to look to Jesus in every season. Vanessa is also a plant and coffee addict!

Brett Dayton

Worship Lead
Brett and his wife, Amalia, have been part of the church in a variety of roles since early 2008.  They have been married for 15 years and have two sweet daughters, Avenlea and Cambria.  Brett operates a welding business for his vocation.  During the little time he has to spare, he loves to be with his three beautiful girls doing anything they want, while rooting for the Kansas City Chiefs in the Fall and enjoys writing and performing his own music when he can.  

Ezra Peters

Sound & Worship Technician
Ezra has attended Redeemer Church since the 5th grade. He can often be seen playing the drums for worship on Sundays and enjoys music.

Genesis Santana

Church Custodian
Genesis is 18 years old and has been attending Redeemer for three years. She is a newlywed enjoying her latest season of life. She loves playing guitar and running audio visual for worship services. Her goal is to become a cosmetologist. Genesis is a very nice young lady but, self-proclaims that she is very awkward and lets others know she is.