Pastors & Staff

Rev. David "Block" McDowell

Senior Pastor

Pastor David has been with VCF since the beginning! Without Pastor David’s vision for a church of authentic believers, we wouldn’t be here.  His responsibilities include teaching on Sundays, providing pastoral counseling, and driving the church forward.
He is madly in love with his awesome wife, Kristal and has a grown daughter, Kendra (also a pastor at VCF). Pastor David is graduate of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, loves true crime (podcasts, books, you name it, he loves it!), Chelsea soccer and seeing the revival of the world through the work of God’s people.

Brian Weston

Associate Pastor of Worship

Brian has been with VCF since March 2020. His passionate worship style is noticeable from the start as he leads the VCF family into the heart of musical worship every Sunday morning. He and his wonderful wife, Anna (director of VCF Kids), are originally from California and parents to little ball-of-energy, Jackson.  Brian loves Star Wars and bringing the Word of God to the world through music. 

Rev. Tiffany McKimmy

Chaplain, U.S. Army

Pastor Tiffany has been with VCF since its launch in February 2019. Her primary ministry is serving as a chaplain in the United States Army. Pastor Tiffany's passion for God and her Soldiers is powerful to witness. Currently, she is the leader of our Wednesday night services. She has a bachelor’s degree from University of Nevada, Reno and earned her Master of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary in 2020. Pastor Tiffany will finish her ordination process spring 2021. Pastor Tiffany is an avid Star Wars fan and enjoys spending time on the open road on her motorcycle!

Liz Marion

Associate Pastor of Discipleship

Pastor Liz joined the VCF family in the late stages of the church plant in 2018. She is our pastor of discipleship. She leads a small group and helps our wonderful small group leaders bring our congregation closer to God. Pastor Liz loves cats, especially her Salem, literature and teaching the Word. She is currently enrolled at University of Nevada, Reno pursuing a degree in English Literature. 

Louis Woicinski

Co-Director of Youth Ministry

Louis came to us from the great state of Ohio in October 2019. He is one of our co-directors of youth. He helps lead the youth service and serves on the worship team as a guitarist, bassist and drummer. Louis loves working with the youth and seeing their lives changed for Jesus! Louis is married to the lovely Dasha, who serves in the kids department. He is an avid Star Wars fan and Funko pop collector. 

Lezlie Lemus

Co-Director of Youth Ministry

Lezlie had been with VCF from the beginning! She serves as the co-director of youth. She helps lead the youth service and serves on the worship team as a vocalist. The teens love her youthful energy and warm smile. She loves showing them how to follow Jesus. Lezlie loves her big family and living a full life. 

Kendra Steinert

Director of Creative Media

Kendra has been at VCF since February 2019. During the last couple of years she has rededicated her life to Christ, gotten baptized and answered the call to become a pastor! She leads our creative media team, which includes social media, video production and so much more! She is married to the charismatic Dustin and has one dog and two cats that she is the proud mama of! Ask her about her love of Harry Potter and Friends!

Ally Meyers

Director of Compassionate Ministries

Ally came to VCF August 2019. As the director of compassionate ministries, she focuses her time on education about the LGBTQ+ community and the church. Ally wants to help bridge the gap between the two communities into deeper love and understanding. She also serves on the worship team as a pianist with her husband, Caleb. They are the proud parents of smart as a whip, Hazel.  

Doug Elias

Director of Ministerios Impacto

Doug has been with VCF since the beginning! As the director of our Latino ministries, his responsibilities include helping to translate the service and hosting a Spanish speaking small group. Doug loves to see all nations and tongues able to worship in their heart language. Doug is a proud son and little brother.