Randy is the teaching pastor, vision leader and coach for The Refinery staff and leadership team. He loves authentic, close relationships and has a passion to help people know God. Randy and his wife Linda have two daughters. For more from Randy, check out his blog here​​​​​​​.   

Summer is one of the pastors at The Refinery. She oversees family ministry, small groups, one-on-one mentoring, prayer and pastoral care. Summer also teaches classes and preaches. She has an M.Div from Bethel Seminary. Her goal is to bring Christ's love, comfort, guidance and spiritual care to all ages. Summer's husband Will is in the process of meeting the requirements to be a Marriage and Family Therapist.

Tasia is the the church office manager and the happy voice you'll hear on the phone when you call the office. You can reach her from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Tuesday through Friday at 619-422-0121. She oversees our office and our publishing needs, including our website and media arts ministry. She has a son, Kyle and daughter, Gillian. 

Jon is our youth pastor, available on Sunday morning for junior high and high school students. Jon is fun and serious, a good combo for youth, somebody young people can enjoy and can talk to. 

Levi oversees our church finance team. He has a BS in accounting from University of Redlands . He is getting set to work on his graduate degree in economics.

Samantha is our worship leader. She is a vocalist and band leader with a humble God-centered style. Samantha sang in show choir at Bonita High School and is an experienced vocal worship leader

Diane Dameron, MFT

Diane is one of the therapists here at the REFINERY. She has extensive experience in working with military members and their families. call 619-858-3105 ext. 152 for an appointment.

Will Armentrout, MFT 

Will is passionate about helping couples and individuals live a more fulfilling life by integrating spiritual direction with effective therapy. Call 619-858-3105 x127 for an appointment. Supervised by Donald W. Welch, Ph.D., MFT #MFC 50129.

Caitlin Baitzel, Children's Ministry Coordinator

Caitlin is the coordinator for our nursery-gradeschool children's program. Caitlin has a bachelors in Chld and Family Developement frm SDSU. She has two daughters, Charlie and Johanna.

Anika Garcia,  Associate PCC 

Anika has experience working with children, adolescents and adults. Areas of concentration include depression, anxiety, anger management, relational conflict, and self-esteem. Call 619-618-9032 for an appointment. Supervised by Donald W. Welch, Ph.D., MFT #MFC 50129.

The beautiful landscape you see around our site is all thanks Brenda's hard work and love for beauty and nature.

Jimmy Garcia, Associate MFT

Jimmy believes in the process of change, but he does not believe he has the power to change anyone. Change is a shared process in which Jimmy as a therapist provides the guidance and you as the client make the decisions regarding the changes necessary for your own healing.  As a therapist he attempts to understand the issues that bring you to therapy and guide you about your concerns. Call 619-858-3105 x136 for an appointment. Supervised by Donald W. Welch, Ph.D., MFT #MFC 50129.



Sunday Morning Service: 10:30AM


494 E Street

Chula Vista, CA 91910


Phone: 619-422-0121

Fax: 619-422-7602

Email: office@refinery.church