Our ABC Staff

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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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Aaron Warriner – Associate Pastor/Worship Leader – aaron@avalonaz.org

Aaron has always had a passion for teaching and learning and God has helped guide him in the direction of leadership.  His passion is reaching people marginalized by broken families.  He and his wife, Kristin, have been married since 2005 and have been blessed with three beautiful children: Nicholas (10), Benjamin (6) and Sophia (1).  Kristin is the administration lead of Avalon and has an amazing gift of organization.  They are excited to be part of Avalon Bible Church with their friends and family.

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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 and loving on the babies!

 

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Eric and Shannon Brown