Meet our City Church Staff!

Russ Smith - Lead Pastor

"Commit your works to the Lord and your plans will be established." - Proverbs 16:3

Russ Smith is our Lead Pastor and has been pastoring for over 20 years. The Smith family moved to Arizona from Missoula, Montana and are the founding Pastors of City Church. City Church started in June 2016 in the living room with 27 people. Pastor Russ and Traci were married in July of 1981. They have six adult children, eleven grandchildren and a Golden Doodle. Besides family they enjoy traveling, coffee, and the Boston Red Sox.

Roshelle Salas - First Impressions Director

Roshelle Salas

Katie Bedolla - City Kids Ministry Director

Romans 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Katie Bedolla is our City Kids Director and served in various children’s ministries for over 10 years. Katie is a graduate of Grand Canyon University, former teacher, and mom. She believes that sharing the Gospel with children helps raise them up to influence Christ's Kingdom for generations to come.

Abigayle Kinnard - Worship Pastor

"One thing I ask of the LORD, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple." - Psalm 27:4

Abi Kinnard is a graduate of Texas A&M. She has also studied at WorshipU (Bethel), DIVE Creative (Rita Springer), and continues worship training under Rick Pino at Bethel. She loves coffee, baking, reading, traveling, missions.

Isaiah Kinnard - Music Director

"Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth." 1 John 3:18

Isaiah Kinnard is an honors graduate of Arizona Christian University, where he studied Music Technology and Modern Worship. He is an Arizona native rearing from the small town of Prescott Valley, relocating to the Phoenix metro area for college. Isaiah enjoys hiking, outdoor activities, spending time with friends and family as well as song writing, recording and exploring emerging technologies.