Women’s Ministry Grace Driscoll has spent her entire life in ministry. Her mom and dad planted The Trinity Church in Seattle, Washington before she was born. She grew up serving in the nursery at her father’s church. Before graduating with her bachelors degree in Public Relations from the Edward R. Murrow of Communications, Grace married her high school sweetheart Mark, who is her best friend. Today, Grace is the mother of five wonderful children who all love Jesus. She has co-authored the book Real Marriage with Mark, and together they have appeared on ABC Nightline, Loveline with Dr. Drew, Fox and Friends, as well as The View with Barbara Walters. She has also joined her husband in answering questions at conferences around the nation and world, most often addressing issues for women related to their identity in Christ and how to be a godly woman, wife, mother, and friend. Grace helped her husband plant The Trinity Church in Scottsdale, Arizona, named in honor of her parents as her dad has gone home to be with the Lord. At The Trinity Church, Grace leads the Flourish Women’s Ministry. In her free time, Grace likes finding good deals on shoes, spending time with her family, and catching up with friends.
Pastor Brandon Andersen
Campus Pastor Brandon and Lanna Andersen both grew up in the greater Seattle area and have been married for 9 years. They are blessed with four small children, Isla, Sparrow, Blythe, and Aksel. They spend most of their free time with the kids enjoying what they refer to as Arizona’s two primary seasons, park season and swimming season. Brandon grew up the son of a homebuilder, went on to earn a degree in business, and spent some years as a general contractor. Unexpectedly, he took a job at his local church, and has been doing ministry work in operational and pastoral roles for about 10 years. He and his wife have serving with the Driscolls for well over a decade, and look forward to many more.
Pastor Eden Fine
Associate Pastor Eden and Brittany were both born in southeast Alaska, but met in New Mexico during their senior year of high school. They married two years later in the summer of 2007 and have five children ranging from ages 10 to 1 – Eliora Belle, Eden-James, Haddon Titus, Yvonne Piper, and Calvin Huckleberry. They love to hike, swim, play board games, and try to get away to the ocean as often as possible. Eden and Brittany feel a deep responsibility to teach their kids to love Jesus and good food, especially street tacos. Eden grew up a pastor's kid and can’t remember a time in his life when he wasn’t the last person to leave the church. He and his sister served alongside their parents as his dad planted Calvary Chapel in Farmington NM, where they were regulars in both the cleaning crew and kids ministry. Upon graduating high school, he attended a discipleship school in Austria and, during this time, his heart for ministry grew. Shortly after having their first child, Eden and Brittany began serving in junior high ministry and ultimately served full-time in student ministry for seven years. During this time, Eden attended Re-Train under Pastor Mark’s leadership and received his Certificate in Missional Leadership.
Pastor Darien Bennett
Men’s Ministry Darien was raised in Santa Clara, CA by a hard-nosed coach/engineer father and a soft-hearted, compassionate mom. From early childhood, he competed in football, baseball, and boxing in high school and college until serious knee injuries derailed his professional aspirations. He retired from IBM after 25 years as a manager, systems analyst, auditor and marketing representative. Pastor Darien became a Christian later in life, and went on to receive a Masters of Divinity from Phoenix Seminary. Serving for the valley for more than twenty years as a Pastor, Darien has lead “Men Coaching Men” building up men and their families [https://mencoachingmen.org/]. He is married to the love of his life, Kellie ,and has two grown adult children and three beloved grandchildren. He is passionate about studying and teaching God’s Word. He also loves to fly-fish anytime he can. But mostly, he is devoted to helping hurting men just like someone did for him many years ago! This includes a formal discipleship program for men called J3, and the Heart to Heart Christian Chaplaincy program to train men to effectively do ministry on the job and in the community.
Pastor Carl Steele
Home Life Groups Carl and his wife Danielle were both born and raised in North Dakota. Carl grew up in a Godly home and started following Jesus at a very young age. After graduating with a degree in Exercise Science from North Dakota State, Carl worked in downtown Chicago for about a year and a half. After Danielle got her undergrad degree, Carl and Danielle got married in Fargo, ND. The next day, they moved to Arizona so Danielle could pursue her master’s degree in Speech Pathology at ASU. During his time in college, Carl was heavily involved in his church as both a youth leader and as a small group leader with a college ministry. After moving to Chicago, he continued working with a college ministry while serving at his local church. Carl and Danni started coming to The Trinity Church right before the church’s first birthday and fell in love with the people and the Bible teaching right away. They started serving at the church within a couple of weeks and had the opportunity to co-lead a Life Group the following spring. They absolutely love the joyful, giving attitude of the people at Trinity that makes being part of the family such a joy.
Pastor Landon Chase
Next Generation | Pastoral Candidate Landon Chase is a recent graduate from Point Loma Nazarene University with a degree in Entrepreneurship, he grew up in an “all in” ministry family learning a heart of service on one of the largest camps in the Northwest. He is passionate about developing culture and helping the next generation get excited about their relationship with Jesus. He helped out at The Trinity Church since day one, everything from construction to children's worship. He loves that The Trinity Church is a culture focused on loving Jesus and loving people and that is reflected in every area of the church family. He is now helping further develop the service production team and student life groups. Landon also leads a couple of youth camps in northern Arizona.