About Us

We're Saving a Seat for You!

If you are "ordinary people", you'll fit right in at Mountainview! 

(That's what we are.)


  We gather each Sunday at 9 & 10:40 am



  "Affecting Life Change Through Belonging, Growing and Serving"


  Scroll down to meet our Pastors, Elders, and Support Staff


  Scroll down to see some Frequently Asked Questions.

Our Leadership

Affecting Life Change

Through Belonging, Growing & Serving

Our staff would love to hear from you!

To contact one of our Pastors or Staff Members, simply click on their name to send an email.

  • Tom Santillanes

    Lead Pastor

    Tom has been part of the staff since 2003, and Lead Pastor since 2013.

    He and Sara have two children. 

    "Do what you can, with what you've got, where you are." 

                                                              – Theodore Roosevelt

  • Craig Ziese

    Connections Pastor

    Craig has been on staff since 1999.

    He and Tonya have two children. 

    "Transformation happens in circles, not rows. Invest heavily in an intentional grow group, the rewards are out of this world." 

  • Dave Lowe

    Restoration  //  Worship Pastor

    Dave has been part of the MV staff since 2007.

    He and Nancy have four children.

    "Grace isn't just being forgiving or patient with someone, it's coming along side of them and helping them do what they can't do on their own." 

  • Christian Bass

    Pastor of Student Ministries

    Jr. High through College

    Christian came on staff in 2017.

    He and Andrea have two children. 

    "Every leader is a learner. Once you stop learning, you stop leading."    

                                                                       -Rick Warren

  • Carol Sheldon

    Pastoral Care

    Carol has been on staff since 2007. 

    She and Phil have two children and four grandchildren. 

    "I have learned people will not remember what you have said or what you have done...they will only remember how you made them feel." 

Support Staff

To email our support staff, simply click on the name.


If you would like to contact our elders, CLICK // here to email them.

  • Shawn Farrens, Ed.d

    Vice Chairman

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  • Merlin Juilfs

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  • Brian Lottis

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  • Steve Morrow


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  • Webb Norton

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  • Tanney Staffenson


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  • Pat Sanders

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Questions & Answers

Q: What time are your Sunday morning services?

A: We offer two identical services - 9 & 10:40.

Q: What kids' programs do you have on Sunday mornings?

A: We have a full range of programs for children from birth through fifth grade.

Q: Are your children's areas safe?

A: Yes. All children's areas are restricted-entry zones in our building. We make every effort to make sure all children's areas are safe and carefully monitored. 

Q: Do you serve communion?

A: Yes. We offer communion every Sunday. All attendees are invited to join us as we remember our Savior's sacrifice.

Q: Do you believe in water baptism?

A: Yes. We believe that baptism in water is a part of any person's coming to Jesus. It signifies the death of old life and the birth of new life. 

Email Pastor Craig to learn more about Belonging to Jesus