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Rick Bills – Lead Pastor – rick@avalonaz.org

He and his beautiful wife Kelly have been married for 17 years and have been blessed with three terrific children:  Ricky (23), Riley (14) and Keagan (13).  Rick served in the United States Navy and has worked in real estate and owned/operated his own small business for over 20 years in Arizona.  He and Kelly have long been dreaming of a church that loves God and loves people.  This dream has become a reality with Avalon.  Rick has spent many years as a director of outreach and missions and is excited to be part of a church with a focus on reaching the lost and broken.  Kelly works in Navigate, our children’s ministry, and is a seasoned teacher in the Deer Valley School District.  She is also in charge of Avalon’s Women’s Ministry and has a heart for connecting women in community.  

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Tim Datria – Outreach Pastor – tim@avalonaz.org

He has been married to his wife, Sally, for 24 years.  Together, they have four amazing kids, Beth (20), Josiah (18), Abigail (17) and Sarah (14).  Tim has a passion for meeting people wherever they are in their life journey and introducing them to the God who loves them in that place.  He is a graduate of Palmer Theological Seminary and has spent several years working in youth and family ministry.  Sally works in Navigate (our children’s ministry) and is a member of our worship team.  She has a heart that beats for worship and is a teacher by trade who has worked with students from pre-school through Junior High.  She is a graduate of Grand Canyon University.  Their oldest daughter, Beth, is the head teacher in charge of Navigate, our children’s ministry.  Beth works with special education students as a resource aide, and has spent the last 7 years working in a preschool ministry.  She is currently studying to be a high school Biology teacher and can’t wait to do cool, hands-on projects that engage kids!  You will also see Sarah, their youngest daughter, around Navigate helping out with the babies!


Eric Brown – Teaching Pastor

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Ryan Moore – Youth Pastor

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