Ted Leavenworth

Senior Pastor

Ted has been in Christian service for over 30 years. A graduate of the Calvary Chapel School of Ministry…

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Darius Mariano

Assistant Pastor / Children’s and Men’s Ministries

Darius was born in the Philippines but raised in Southern California for most…

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Jim Diaz

Assistant Pastor (Retired)

Jim has lived in Temecula since 1967 and gave his life to Jesus in 1978. He and his wife, Kathy, have been involved in…

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Tyler Donnelly

Assistant Pastor / Student Ministry

  Tyler grew up in Oceanside, CA and was raised in the church by parents who loved God and served the church…

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Brenda Leavenworth

Reliance Women’s Director

Brenda has a heart and passion to see women develop a deeper understanding of God’s word and cultivate a sincere…

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Tami Peña

Reliance Kids Director

Tami has served faithfully in the Children’s Ministry at Reliance Church since 2009 as the Director of…

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Sara Holliday

Worship Director

Sara was born in Long Beach, CA and was raised in the fast-paced culture of city life. Her Polynesian…

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Shirley Ruiz


Shirley is the Church Administrator at Reliance Church. Her position entails managing the church office and its…

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Wayland Collins

Video & Technical Lead

Wayland has a heart to see the Gospel spread through the use of technology and a passion to teach others how…

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Shannon Collins

Administrative Assistant

Shannon was born and raised in Fallbrook, CA and has been attending Reliance since 2008. She serves as the…

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Krista Rull

Women’s Ministry Admin

Krista’s love for God’s people and ministry were cultivated through her time at Calvary Chapel Bible College…

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Russ Holliday

Lead Assistant Pastor / Director of Operations & Facilities

Russ grew up outside Knoxville, TN in a Christian home but had no personal…

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Thales Wake

Audio & Technical Lead

Prior to being on staff here, Thales worked at the Calvary Chapel Conference Center as an AV Tech and…

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Josh Lazo

Custodial Service

Josh is a graduate of Calvary Chapel Bible College and has served in Junior High, High School, Young Adults, and…

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Royce Rull

Design Lead

Royce grew up in Southern California and is the oldest of two kids. He received Christ in high school…

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Dane Tipps

Jr. High Director

Having grown up in the Murrieta and Temecula areas his entire life, Dane has attended Reliance Church since a…

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