9:30 & 11 a.m. Sundays


Jeff and Julie lead the Guest Services ministry at The Sanctuary.
What I do?  Stay at home wife/mom with a nutrition degree
Favorite part of job?  Seeing husband and kids grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus and seeing our family relationship deepen with each other
Little known fact?  I’m a tomboy at heart
I’d rather Be:  living in a southern, warmer climate

What I do?  Work for BP
Favorite part of job?  Relationship management activities and working in teams
Little known fact?  Played competitive tennis as a child
I’d rather Be: Playing golf

Jeff and Julie Holtz have been at The Sanctuary since 2004 and feel extremely blessed to be part of a church family that desires to live passionately for Jesus. They have been involved in Guest Services ministry for the past seven years, and in January 2013 they felt called to take over leadership of this ministry. Their hope is that each person that enters the doors of The Sanctuary feels welcome and loved. They have three boys: Luke, Matt and Joel.

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Pastors & Staff

Pastor John Jou
Associate Pastor

Pastor John has been the associate pastor at The Sanctuary since August 2015. John oversees the church’s youth ministry, from birth to college. His passion is helping young people use their gifts and talents to serve God, not just in the next generation, but as an important and vibrant part of today’s church. Read more.

Pastor Ronn Smith
Lead Pastor

Pastor Ronn has been the senior pastor at The Sanctuary since the church began in September 2000. Ronn’s passion is meeting new people and sharing with them the good news of Jesus Christ. Read more.


The pastors and staff are held accountable by our elders. Read more.

Randy and Linda Smith
MIssions Team directors

Randy and Linda Smith are the directors of the Missions Team. Read more.

Cheryl Lynn Cain
Reach Ministries Director

Cheryl Lynn Cain is the director of Reach Ministries. Read more.

Jeff and Julie Holtz
Guest Services

Jeff and Julie Holtz are the Guest Services directors at The Sanctuary. Read more.

Michele Smith
Office Manager

Michele Smith is the office manager at The Sanctuary. Read more.

Stephani Suwanski
Office Manager

Stephani is the office manager at The Sanctuary. Read more.

Rainie Curtiss
KidsTown Director

Rainie Curtiss is the KidsTown Director at The Sanctuary. She loves finding creative and fun ways to lead kids into a lifelong relationship with Jesus. Read more.

Emily Neal
Communications Director

Emily Neal is the communications director at The Sanctuary. Her passion is finding creative ways to communicate through print and digital media, social networking, video and photography. Read more.

Jeremiah Higgins
Worship Leader

Jeremiah Higgins is the worship leader at The Sanctuary. He is a multi-talented musician who loves teaching people to lead a life of worship not only on Sunday mornings, but throughout the week. Read more.