Staff

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. He and his wife Traci are the founding Pastors of City Church. They started City Church in June 2016 in the living room of a house with 27 people. Pastor Russ and Traci were married in July of 1981. They have six adult children, ten grandchildren and a dog. Besides family they enjoy traveling, coffee, and the Boston Red Sox.


Andrea Winn - Business and Operations Pastor

Andrea Winn helped start City Church in 2016. Andrea serves as the Business and Operations Pastor. Andrea and her husband, Brian, were married in 1998 and have three amazing daughters. Andrea homeschools her two youngest daughters, and is an avid fan of the TV show Downton Abbey.


Kelly Morris - First Impressions Director

"For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and give you hope." - Jeremiah 29:11

Kelly Morris helped start the church in 2016. Kelly and her husband, Moe, were married in December of 2006, and have 6 children, 9 grandchildren and 2 dogs.  Besides spending time with family they enjoy exploring the vast landscapes of Arizona and playing softball.


Lyssa Berner - Worship and Production Director

Lyssa Berner helped start City Church in 2016. She serves as our Worship and Production Director. Lyssa and her husband, Kevin, have been married for 19 years and have three teenagers. Lyssa loves anything that challenges her creativity and is an extreme DIY’er.


Bradley Stefnik - Director of Student Ministries

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” - Joshua 1:9

Bradley Stefnik joined the church in 2018. He serves as the Director of Student Ministries by leading our youth group. He recently proposed to Emily Winn, and they plan on getting married in October of 2019. Bradley loves Basketball and Video Games.


Emily Winn - Administrative Assistant

" I am what I am by God’s grace, and God’s grace hasn’t been for nothing. In fact, I have worked harder than all the others—that is, it wasn’t me but the grace of God that is with me." - 1 Corinthians 15:10

Emily Winn helped start the church in 2016 along side her parents, Brian and Andrea. Emily serves as our Administrative Assistant during our weekly office hours. She recently got engaged to Bradley Stefnik, and plans on being married October 2019. Emily loves photography and playing with dogs.