Teaching Pastors

BRANDON GRANT

Brandon and Jamie Grant moved to southern California after growing up and living in Illinois their entire lives. Married in 2006, they partnered together with 4 other families to start Rise City Church in October of 2013. Pastor Brandon & his wife Jamie live in Santee with their four kids – Elyse, Shepard, Hope and Connor.


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MATT HEINRICY

Matt joined the Rise City staff as Pastor of Spiritual Growth in 2015 and shares in the overall leadership and vision of the church, teaching and direction of Life Groups and discipleship.  Married in 2001, he and his wife Andrea live in Santee with their three kids – Kaden, Keira and Cooper.


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PETE GOODMAN

An original member of the church launch, Pete officially joined the staff in 2019 as Executive Pastor and member of the teaching team.  He has an M.A. in Theology from Asbury Seminary and is currently pursuing his Doctorate in New Testament Context from Northern Seminary.  Pete & his wife Julie live in Santee with their four kids – Keira, Kellen, Karsyn and Kamri.


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Rise City Team

KYLE HILDEBRAND

Worship Pastor

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MARIAH SHERMAN

Next Generation Pastor

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LAURI SUCHEY

Executive Assistant

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JAMES WARREN

Youth Pastor

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MIKE CRANDALL

Pastor of Care

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TAYLOR SEEGER

Next Steps Coordinator

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STEPHANIE LEEWRIGHT

Kids Ministry Coordinator

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JEAN GLAUDE

Multi-Media Coordinator

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ANDREA PHILLIPS

Communications Coordinator

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LEE SHERMAN

Production Director

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CECELIA BECKWITH

Lead Custodian

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