Our Active Ministry Staff

Pastor J.T. Greenleaf

Lead Pastor

Pastor J.T. was appointed to serve as Lead Pastor on July 1, 2013.  Prior to his appointment, Pastor J.T. served four churches in Southern California and Hawaii.  He has more than 30 years of pastoral experience.  He has a passion for preaching, teaching and Youth Ministry.

Shelby Nelson

Director of Next Generation Ministries

Shelby started working with the children and families of RFUMC in May of 2018, and youth in August 2018.  Before working at the church Shelby worked as a foster care social worker in Kansas.  She is passionate about building meaningful, and real relationships.

Cyndi Potter

Office Administrator

Cyndi assumed her position with RFUMC, as the Administrator, in April of 2016. This is her first position since moving to So. California from Marin County, just north of SF. Her previous positions have provided over 20+ years of service in various administrative positions in No. California and Carson City, NV.

John Doty


John began serving the RFUMC congregation as organist in March of 2020. A native of Indiana, John served two churches as Music Co-Minister and organist for nine years before moving to Southern California in 2019. He enjoys sharing and collaborating the love and comfort of Christ through music.

Kelsi Williams

Children’s Music Director

Kelsi started working with the Joyful Sounds in August 2019 and she loves every minute of it!  She graduated with a Masters Degree in Music Perfomance in 2020 and has many years experience in working with children and young voices.  Her goal is to help the children develop both a love for music and a love for Christ.

Please note that due to the restrictions of the COVID 19 pandemic, some of our ministry positions are not currently active.