Staff


Discovery Staff & Leaders


Portrait picture of Jon Fredricks
Lead Pastor // contact

Pastor Jon has had the incredible joy of being part of Discovery Community Church before the true beginning.

Portrait picture of Barb Bristow
Connections Administrator // contact

Barb was part of the original church plant team, when Discovery Community Church launched in 2001.

Portrait picture of Nicole Zinn
Mobilization Director: Groups & Missions // contact

Nicole has been coming to Discovery Community Church since 2001, just after the launch of the church.

Portrait picture of Kirstin Stave
Director Of Children Ministries // contact

Kirstin has been coming to Discovery Community Church since 2010 and stepped into the position of Director of Children and Family Ministries in 2019.

Portrait picture of Kelly Swaleson
Assistant Children’s Ministry Director // contact

Kelly has been serving at the Assistant Director of Children’s Ministry since 2010, after attending Discovery Community Church since 2002.

Portrait picture of Carly Dryden
Communications Intern // contact

Carly began attending Discovery Community Church in 2016 and joined the staff team in 2019 as the Communications Intern.

Portrait picture of Mike Sandefur
Director Of Youth Ministries // contact

Mike and his wife Sara were a part of the original Discovery launch team in 2000.

Portrait picture of Tyler Clark
Associate Pastor of Connection & Weekend Operations // contact

Tyler joined the Discovery staff in 2020 after serving as the Adult Ministry Pastor at Grace Community Church (Auburn, WA) from 2016 to 2020.

Portrait picture of Jesse Holcomb
Church Planting Resident // contact

Jesse Holcomb currently serves as a Church Planter in residence at Discovery, as well as our Tacoma Pop-Up Campus Lead.

Portrait picture of Brad Detering
Church Planting Resident // contact

Brad has been attending Discovery Community Church since the end of 2019. He has served in various ministries over the past 15 years.