Meet the team.

"The Church is not a building. The church is simply people being the hands and feet of Jesus, bringing light into the darkness with them everywhere they go." Pr Chris Bates

Chris & Kate Bates

Lead Pastors
Chris and Kate  have a heart to reach our city with the message of Jesus! They’re passionate about building the church and seeing people like you discover and live out their highest purpose within a loving and supportive community.

Ryan Padilla

Worship Pastor
Ryan's passion for worship and Jesus is contagious! He's a gifted musician and song writer that brings a level of excellence to everything we do ! We are so blessed by our Victory Creative team!

Bryan Brown

Head Usher & Leadership Team
A guy that simply gets it done! Bryan has one of the biggest hearts you could ever imagine! The Browns all serve at Victory in different areas. We are so blessed to have them on our team!

Michael Braga

Hipster & Hospitality 
Church wasn't meant to be boring ! Micheal has amazing attention to detail and helps create a fun and friendly atmosphere. Micheal is a graduate of Christ for the Nations Institute in Dallas Texas. He's also a Boston sports fanatic for some reason!

Daniel & Kristin Hellman

Team Victory
Daniel and Kristin Hellman are such a blessing to Team Victory!  Daniel serves on on the production side of Victory Creative and Kristin is our volunteer coordinator. They both have a  passion for bringing excellence into the church!

Brady & Jennifer Mann

Leadership Team & "Next Step"
Brady and Jennifer are gifted leaders and head up our "Next Step" program designed to help you catch the vision, get plugged in and serving on a team! They also serve in several other capacities at Victory FTW.

Junior Gillespie

Victory Creative
Junior is one of those guys that can figure out anything! He's our resident tech guru and a very important part of the team.  If your interested in being a part of our production/ tech team talk to Junior!

Anthony Denti

Victory Creative
Anthony has one of the biggest hearts we've ever seen. He serves with excellence and makes everything he's a part of better. Anthony is in charge of our audio at Victory and is always working to make things better!

John Costa

Victory Kids
John is graduate of Christ For The Nations Bible College in Dallas Texas.  John loves teaching kids the Bible in a  fun relatable and easy to understand way. Your k-6th graders will love Victory Kids!

Keely North

Victory Kids Junior
Keely is awesome! She loves babies and  knows how to make kids feel safe and welcome.  She is also a  state certified daycare director.  She brings tons of experience team. You can relax and enjoy service because of her hard work and amazing team!