Faith Staff

 

Eunice Aldrich

Accompanist, 916-428-3439

Eunice has been playing the piano for the last 20+ years. She earned her degree in composition from UC Davis, followed by a Master’s degree in piano performance from CSU Sacramento. She lives in Sacramento with her wonderful husband and their two spoiled dogs, Loki and Miki. She feels extremely blessed to be a part of Faith, and thinks that the Faith congregation is made up of the most welcoming and friendly church members she’s ever encountered.

Laura Anderson

Office Manager, landerson@faithpresby.org, 916-428-3439

Laura joined the Faith staff  in May 2013. She hails from Upstate New York but has lived in California for over 20 years. In her spare time, Laura enjoys finding new and tasty uses for curry and cardamom, reading, hiking, and taking spur-of-the-moment road trips. Laura became a member of Faith in 2017 and continues to be grateful to God for bringing her to this church family.

Ron Beams

Director of Congregational Care, 916-428-3439

Ron and his wife Sherry have been members of Faith since 2015. Ron has an extensive background as a bereavement counselor, Hospice Chaplain, family support counselor and is an Ordained Minister.  Ron feels that accepting the position of Pastoral Care Coordinator is truly a calling of God for this time. Ron and Sherry have been assisting in raising, Ron enjoys gardening and is known for bringing his harvests to church on Sundays as well as his neighborhood. He also enjoys blessing us with his gift of singing on occasion.

Robert DeYoung

Youth Intern, 916-428-3439

Robert and his family first came to Faith when he was in 8th grade and he very quickly came to love the youth program. After graduating high school he was elected youth elder and began his work as a counselor at Westminster Woods. As he continues to work in the youth program he is studying to be come a middle school teacher at Sacramento State.

Jacqueline Laybourn

Youth Intern, 916-428-3439

Jacqueline has been coming to Faith her whole life, along with her family. She has always appreciated the incredible community at Faith & the vital role it has played in her upbringing. She has participated in many youth events over the years, and was Sacramento Presbytery’s Young Adult Advisory Delegate for General Assembly 223. Right now she is a full time student at Sacramento City College & works part time at the Gonzales Law Corporation as a Legal Assistant. During the summer you can find her at Westminster Woods as a staff member. More important than those jobs has been her job at Faith where she feels honored to work with the young people at Faith every week.

Anne Schmidt

Administrative Assistant, aschmidt@faithpresby.org 916-428-3439

Anne became a member of Faith Church in 1997, and she now attends with her husband David and their children. Together they worship alongside Anne’s siblings, parents, and niece. Anne was hired as the church’s Administrative Assistant in 2019, but has worked in the church in other roles in the past. In her free time she enjoys going for family bike rides and listening to audiobooks while gardening.

Mark Tootle

Director of Music Ministry, mtootle@faithpresby.org, 916-428-3439

Mark joined Faith as Director of Music Ministry in January 2017. He has been in music ministry since the early 70’s, and earned a degree in Composition from CSU Sacramento. He has three beautiful children: Chris (married and teaching music in Elk Grove), Eliza (studying music and art at American River College), and Jesse (in high school). His wife, Tracy, is the love of his life and the most gifted person he knows. He is thankful for being a part of, and inspired by, the people at Faith, who continually show God’s love and grace.

Jacob Zvolanek

Director of Family Ministry, jzvolanek@faithpresby.org, 916-428-3439

Jacob Zvolanek joined Faith’s staff in September 2020. He and his wife, Keanan, recently moved from San Jose to the Sacramento area, where they have been enjoying spending time living closer to family. Prior to coming on staff at Faith, Jacob led worship for Los Gatos Christian School’s  K-8 chapel program and taught middle-school Bible and math classes.  Jacob received his BA in Biblical Studies from Azusa Pacific University and his MA in Ministry and Leadership from Western Seminary. He is passionate about the ministry of the Gospel and people finding their identity and purpose in Christ alone. As to how God may use him in this gracious work and process, this is an adventure he is continually excited for.