Pastors Jeremy and Catie Naranjo
Jeremy and Catie met while they were attending Central Bible College in Springfield, MO and were married in 2008. Together, they have served as youth, associate, and lead pastors. In September 2013, they moved to Anthem to plant Summit Church and have quickly grown to love the area and people. (Summit Church opened January 11, 2015.) Originally from western Kentucky, Jeremy loves to meet people and hear their stories. He currently works for the Arizona District of the Assemblies of God as the director for their school of ministry. Catie is from northern California and considers it a privilege to work from home so she can be with their two great kids, Audrey and Caleb. They are excited about helping people embrace a genuine and passionate relationship with Jesus Christ.
Pastor James and Allie Kenney
James and Allie are very excited to serve at Summit Church in Anthem. They met while attending Grand Canyon University where James earned his degree in Christian Studies and Historical Theology. James and Allie served as Children and Youth Pastors before the Lord lead them to help plant Summit Church. James also leads the Assemblies of God Royal Rangers program for the state of Arizona, empowering and discipling young men. In his spare time, he loves to be outdoors - hiking, fishing, camping. Allie works as a nurse and serves in several ministries at Summit Church. The Kenney's have lived in Anthem since 2008 and have two young children, Hannah and Andrew.
Pastor Stewart and Judi Crandell
Stewart and Judi have served as children's pastors and been involved in kid's ministry for more than 20 years. Stewart has served in the Army National Guard and currently is working in a rehab center in Occupational Therapy. Judi is a substitute teacher and a stay at home mom to three great kids: Micah, Anna, and Deborah. The whole family serves in ministry together and are big University of Arizona Wildcat fans. They love being a part of the Summit Church family and living in Anthem.
Pastor Dannie Hall
Danielle is a graduate of Arizona Christian University with a bachelors in Music Education and a minor in Bible. Danielle, or "Dannie," as she likes to be called, is originally from Phoenix but grew up in the White Mountains of AZ. She has a heart for worship and seeing God's people experience His presence. Danielle is also an elementary music teacher who enjoys reading, writing music, playing board games and spending time with friends and family.
Jeremy and Elizabeth Welborne
Jeremy and Elizabeth met while Jeremy was stationed in California and Elizabeth was teaching in Florida. They have both served in youth ministry and on foreign missions trips before moving to Arizona in 2016. Jeremy is a USMC veteran and currently studying to become a motorcycle and diesel mechanic. He also loves to play drums, swim, play soccer, and build things in his garage. Elizabeth is a retirement actuary at Willis Towers Watson. She also was a Division I All-American softball pitcher for Ball State University and still holds many records. Outside of mathematics and softball, Elizabeth also enjoys going to movies, running, exercising, playing cards, and laughing at her own jokes. Together, Jeremy and Elizabeth enjoy hiking, playing with their two cats, Cinnamon and Twix, playing and watching sports, and eating good food with great friends. They are looking forward to seeing the youth of Anthem pursue Jesus and live for Him!
Courtney graduated from Arizona Christian University with a degree in Behavioral Health, a minor in Family Studies and a Certificate in Bible. She is a licensed minister through the Assemblies of God, and works full time at Food For The Hungry. Courtney has a heart to see people grow in their faith through the Word and worship. She also enjoys all things creative and loves using photography, communications, marketing and media to help advance the mission of Summit Church, and ultimately the Kingdom of God.