Nate Garn

Lead Pastor & Elder
Nate has been married to his wife, Kati, for 11 years and they have two beautiful daughters, Nixon & Vivienne. He has been a Pastor at Redeemer for 15 years & has served as the Lead Pastor for the last two years. Nate was 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 42 years. He & his wife, Becky, have been married for 25 years & have three children. Chris has served in pastoral ministry since 2005 & has been a pastor at Redeemer Church  since 2019. In his spare time, you can usually find Chris at the gym or at In-N-Out Burger.

our elders

John Martindale

John has been married to his wife, Chris, for 27 years & they have a son, daughter in law and two granddaughters. He has been a member of Redeemer since 2012 and an elder since 2018.

Mike Pence

Mike has been married to his best friend, Gina, for 23 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 10 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.  


Summer Santana

Director of Children's Ministry & Church Administrator
Summer has been married to her husband, Tony, for 19 years & 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, she is busy homeschooling her girls, taking care of her nieces & 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 & her husband, Jacob, have been married for ten years & 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 15 years & they have two daughters. She has been a member at Redeemer since 2009 & 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 20 years & they have two sons. She has been a member at Redeemer Church since 2014 & has served as the Women's Ministry Director for four 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 & 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.  

Laura Staggs

Worship Assistant
Laura has been married to her husband, Aaron, for seven years, and they have three children. They began attending Redeemer in 2020 and feel incredibly fortunate to call it their church home. Laura loves serving God as a part of worship ministry alongside her husband and sweet friends! She also really enjoys doing DIY projects, eating yummy food/drinking yummy coffee and being with friends and family.

Pete Centola

Sound & Worship Technician
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Genesis Santana

Church Custodian
Genesis is 17 years old and has been attending Redeemer for two years. She loves playing guitar and running audio visual for worship services. Her goal is to become a Christian counselor with her masters degree in christian counseling. Genesis is a very nice young lady but, self-proclaims that she is very awkward and lets others know she is.