THE TEAM

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David Harris

Senior Pastor

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A natural leader who is a compelling communicator, Dr. David Harris has over twenty-five years of ministry experience as a pastor, church planter, evangelist, church consultant and conference speaker. A native of Chillicothe, OH, he has served as an adjunct college professor and has pastored churches in Charlotte, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sacramento.

 

At this time David is completing drafts of two books for publication, Pursuing Intimacy With God and Communicating With Excellence. A highly engaging and gifted communicator, David is a regular speaker at conferences, seminars, and churches. His education is extensive and includes a BA in Christian Ministry, MA in Church Management and DMin in Preaching & Communication Dynamics. David and his wife, Tami, live in Scottsdale with their two disobedient dogs and two cats.

Davey singer

Youth and Young Adults Pastor

Born and raised here in the valley, Davey Singer is an excellent leader with a heart for Jesus and for youth. He has several years experience leading in youth ministry and communicating with both youth and young adults. Davey found his passion for youth ministry while leading youth camps and college retreats in the Ngong Hills of Kenya. Davey is currently pursuing his Masters of Divinity at Grand Canyon University and is undergoing his process of ordination through Transformation Ministries pastoral program. Davey and his wife, Kailee, have a cat named Trash Can Singer and believe there is nothing he can't do because "Can" is his middle name.

Guest Services Director

nori hammond

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Nori Hammond is a mother of six children (four boys and two girls), a grandmother to twelve grandchildren going on thirteen, and a spoiled fur baby named Duke. Nori is a huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys and cares for most sports except golf. She loves tulips, but hates chocolate, mushrooms, peanut butter, pizza, and coffee despite being utterly addicted to Starbucks! Nori has been part of Connect Church since 2017 and is grateful for the amazing friends she has made along the way. As our Guest Services Director, Nori leads our First Impressions team and keeps us all smiling.

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Communications Director

kyle babitt

Kyle brings a love for community and a love for music as directs our social media, coordinates our music, and serves as a member of our worship team. He brings over 20 years of ministry experience as a Christian school teacher, youth pastor, and various other positions. As a husband, and a father of three, he loves being apart of the ministry of Connect Church.

Kyle brings a love for community and a love for music as directs our social media, coordinates our music, and serves as a member of our worship team. He brings over 20 years of ministry experience as a Christian school teacher, youth pastor, and various other positions. As a husband, and a father of three, he loves being apart of the ministry of Connect Church.

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CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR

VICKIE
SWANSON

Vickie Swanson a mother of 4 and a grandmother of 4 I love swimming, reading and studying! I currently work full time in preschool education and infants! I was born and raised here in mesa! I love working with children and have a lot of fun with them! I’m currently working on making childrens ministry a solid foundation on teaching children who God is and what He has done for us in a way for them to grasp and understand! I’ve been an active member with Connect church since 2012.

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