Chris has served in various roles of family ministry for over 20 years. He has pastored at SHINE // A JESUS CHURCH AKA Carson City Foursquare since 2007. He is honored and blessed to serve as the Co-Lead Pastor of SHINE with his wife Vanessa. Chris also serves as the Assistant Supervisor for the Central Pacific District of Foursquare churches. Chris has had the privilege to speak to tens of thousands at a time but is most proud of the one-on-one connections he is able to make with people. Some of his hobbies include coaching a Regional Champion Pop Warner football team, going to movies, and camping.
PASTOR VANESSA WHITE LEAD PASTOR
Vanessa has the joy to partner with her husband to team pastor the congregation at SHINE // A JESUS CHURCH. When she is not caring for Chris, Josiah, and Noel, as a wife and mom, or ministering at SHINE, she also has the blessing to work as a oncology nurse, where she cares for those battling cancer in our community.
PASTORS LOUIS & PEGGY LOCKE FOUNDING PASTORS
Pastors Louis & Peggy are the founding pastors of Carson City Foursquare. Coming from Reno in 1987, they were part of the Reno Foursquare Church. Both Louis & Peggy still serve at church as well as serve as chaplains for the Carson Tahoe Hospital and the Nevada State Legislature. They have served and blessed our community for over 33 years!
MELISSA PIERCE ASSOCIATE PASTOR & COMMUNITY FOOD BANK
Melissa is an administrative power house, a wise wife and mom. She keeps all areas of SHINE
running smoothly, while overseeing our Christ-centered Community Food Pantry.
DANNY & KAITLYN CLARK SHINE YOUTH
Danny and Kaitlyn Clark are the youth directors at SHINE. They love Jesus and students! They are passionate about helping parents build a Christ-centered foundation for their teenagers! They have more energy than anyone in town, as they have 3 kids under 3 years old!
AMY LIGHT ADMIN. SUPPORT AND WORSHIP LEADER
Amy is an amazing young lady who has been in ministry her entire life! You can see her serving in the office, youth ministry, worship, and young adults ministry.
DREW QUIGLEY TECH, FACILITY, WORSHIP, AND SO MUCH MORE!
Drew is the swiss army knife of SHINE. He is someone who loves Christ, worship, and all things tech! He and his awesome wife Molly, have a new baby girl named Madison. Fun fact about the Quigley family is that they race off-road trucks in their downtime.
JEFF AND MISTY KALE WORSHIP LEADERS AND ADMIN
Jeff and Misty Kale have a passion for worshipping the Lord and leading others into His presence. They worship with conviction, excellence, and love for the Lord, all the while ushering our church body into a great closeness with our Savior. Misty also has a role of administration at the church and has used her years of experience to meticulously and faithfully administrate resources at our church.
MARIAH & MATTHEW ABDALLAH SHINE KIDS
Mariah and Matthew have served in kids ministry for years! They are so fun, kids don't want to leave church! They are constantly finding fun and creative ways to teach kids all about Jesus! They serve with a great team of background-checked leaders to provide a safe, clean, and fun place for kids of all ages to learn more about God!