Rev. Rod Brayfindley has served four other churches in his career. He is a frequent speaker at church events throughout the Western USA and is author of the adult spiritual curriculum The Awed Life as well as many songs sung in churches, collected in Songs for the Awed Life. Rod earned a Masters in Divinity from SMU Perkins School of Theology and received the B’nai B’rith Harold M. Kaufman Award in Social Ethics upon graduation.
Jennifer began her ministry as Young Peoples Ministry Director in July 2015. She is the mother of four and oversees ministries to youth and children. Jen has always been very involved in volunteering for various youth and children’s community groups. She is currently a Girl Scout and Cub/Boy Scout leader and volunteer, as well as an active member of School Site Council at her children’s elementary school.
Elika Bernard has been living in the Sacramento region for over twenty years. She studied Communications, Sociology and Music at Sacramento City College. She then went on to study journalism and music at William Jessup University. There she earned a B.A. in English and a minor in music. After finishing school she worked as a News Apprentice at CBS 13 News and graduated from the Rock of Roseville Chaplain Academy. She loves teaching Children’s choir and painting.