Our Staff

We are blessed to have a wonderful staff at Sahuarita First

Pastors David & Joan

Senior Pastors

Pastor David has a passion for the Word of God, prayer and being led by the Spirit as he ministers to the congregation each week. He and Joan have served at Sahuarita First since 1981 when they founded the church in Sahuarita. David and Joan have two children a wonderful son and daughter and their wonderful spouses. They also have 6 precious grandchildren with another one due very soon. Joan is an ordained minister and is active in Women's Ministries. She is on staff as the Business Administrator.

Bob & Judith Elfers

Youth Pastors

Pastor Bob & Judith spent most of their lives ministering for Chi Alpha Ministries. They have built their entire lives around mentoring young people in their Christian walk. Their goal is to help your son or daughter develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.We welcome your teen to our Youth Group where we hope they will flourish. 

Pastor John & Ashley Stowell

Worship Pastors

Pastor John & Ashley Stowell are our Worship Pastors. The Bible says a lot about worship and John & Ashley love to worship and to lead our congregation into worship.

They are also our Young Adult Pastors.

John has spent most of his life at Sahuarita First and is totally invested in the church. He and his wife, Ashley have 3 children and another one on the way. They work many hours every week on music that will uplift and bless the congregation. We know your hearts will be touched and blessed through the worship ministry at Sahuarita First.