Meet our Staff

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Aaron Berkowitz | Lead Pastor

Pastor Aaron Berkowitz joined our church in November 2015. His family moved to Nampa from Upland, California where he served as an Associate Pastor at Upland First Presbyterian Church for seven years. Pastor Aaron and his wife Sarah have two children, daughter Jaya and son Lucas. Pastor Aaron graduated from the University of California at Riverside with a degree in English Literature. He then studied at Fuller Theological Seminary.

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Carol White | Director of Music

A native of Idaho, Carol received her BA degree in music from The College of Idaho and her Maser of Music degree from the University of Idaho. Master class work and post graduate studies include work with Grant Johannessen Richard Cass and James Ruccolo. Carol is a private instructor of piano and flute in Nampa.

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Madaline Friedrich | Family Ministry Director

Madaline, a Jackson Hole native with Southern Idaho roots, is excited to settle in and call the Treasure Valley home after a few years spent traveling. Madaline loves children and is inspired by the faith of these precious youngest members of our congregation. She brings with her a degree from the College of Southern Idaho in American Sign Language Studies. During her free time Madaline enjoys being outdoors and traveling.

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Shauna Jones | Secretary 

Shauna has over 20 years of secretarial experience. She is looking forward to working with Pastor Aaron and the people of the church. Shauna and her husband have 3 children and 2 grandchildren. She enjoys traveling, reading and watching her family participate in sporting events. She has lived in the area for over 41 years.

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Debbie Daeseleer | Nursery Attendant

Debie loves working in the nursery! She has a 6-year-old daughter, who is starting first grade. She is the oldest child of three girls and helped raise her two younger sisters. She has worked off and on in the child care settings between retail and call center jobs.  She is very excited to be working with kids again alongside our church volunteers!