Ted Leavenworth

Senior Pastor

Ted Leavenworth planted Reliance Church in 2007 and serves as the main teaching Pastor. Prior to starting Reliance Church, Pastor Ted was…

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Darius Mariano

Assistant Pastor

Darius Mariano is the Assistant Pastor here at Reliance Church. He and his wife, Emily, helped plant the church in May 2007. Darius served faithfully as the…

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Jim Diaz

Associate Pastor

Jim Diaz has lived in Temecula since 1967 and gave his life to Jesus in 1978. He and his wife, Kathy, have served in various ministries over the past several…

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Tyler Donnelly

Associate Pastor / Student Ministry

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

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Brenda Leavenworth

Reliance Women’s Director

Brenda Leavenworth serves as the Reliance Women’s Director and has a heart and passion to see women develop a deeper understanding of…

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Tami Peña

Reliance Kids Director

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

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Sara Holliday

Worship Director

Sara Holliday serves as the Worship Director here at Reliance Church. She was born in Long Beach, California, and was raised in the fast-paced…

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Shirley Ruiz


Shirley Ruiz is the Church Administrator at Reliance Church. Her position entails managing the church office and its staff, as well as assisting ministry…

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Wayland Collins

Video & Technical Lead

Wayland Collins is the Video & Technical Lead here at Reliance Church and serves as an Elder. Wayland has a heart to see the Gospel spread through the use of…

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Shannon Collins

Administrative Assistant

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

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Krista Rull

Administrative Assistant

Krista Rull is an Administrative Assistant at Reliance Church for the Women’s Ministry. Her love for God’s people and ministry were cultivated…

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Russell Holliday

Associate Pastor / Director of Operations & Facilities

Russell Holliday is a Pastor and Director of Operations & Facilities here at Reliance Church. He grew up outside of…

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Thales Wake

Audio & Technical Lead

Thales Wake was brought on staff at Reliance Church in 2018 as the Audio & Technical Lead, prior to being on staff here, he worked at…

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Josh Lazo

Custodial Service

Josh Lazo is the Church Facility Custodian at Reliance Church and is responsible to maintain the church property, carry out any…

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Wesley Sabio

Associate Pastor / Home Groups & Discipleship

Wesley Sabio serves as the Home Groups Director here at Reliance Church…

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Royce Rull

Design Lead

Royce Rull is the Design Lead here at Reliance Church. He grew up in Southern California and is…

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Dane Tipps

Jr. High Director

Dane Tipps is a Deacon here at Reliance Church and serves in leadership on our Jr. High Team. Having grown up in…

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