kenny keating, lead pastor
Kenny was born in the South Bay and made Jesus his Lord at age 19. He has been active in ministry for over 20 years and is amazed at all God has taught him. He is the volunteer lead pastor at RCC and full time firefighter and paramedic in Orange County.
Kenny currently lives in Lomita with his wife Blanca and his two daughters, Rachel and Kailey.
brittany (fenwick) park, associate pastor
Brittany was born and raised in the South Bay where she has lived for most of her life. She's been actively involved in ministry since she dedicated her life to the Lord at 19 years old. This work included youth and adult ministries, as well as serving as a missionary in South Africa. She is a graduate of Talbot School of Theology where she received her Masters Degree in New Testament Studies. Brittany and her husband, Ben, currently live in Redondo Beach.
stephanie holland, children's ministry director
Stephanie and her husband Mike came to RCC in 2016. She has always had a heart for kids and quickly got plugged into the children's ministry here. Her passions include teaching scripture and showing Christ's love to kids so they can begin to know God on a deeper level from a young age. .
Stephanie grew up in San Pedro and graduated from Trinity Lutheran College in Seattle with a BA in Youth and Family Ministries and a minor in Counseling and Psychology. She has worked as an assistant youth director in both Seattle and California.
Stephanie and Mike have three kids—Eli, Emma, and Levi.
heather trani, director of musical worship
Heather grew up in San Pedro and has been an active member in her home church, Rolling Hills Covenant since she was five. It was there that her love for Jesus was established, leading her into a love for music and worship. Over the years she gave back to the ministries that shaped her, including children’s and college ministries. She went on to get a BS in Music Worship at Biola University and attended the missionary training school, Youth With a Mission (YWAM) in Newcastle, Australia. Through these experiences, God continues to bring her to a deeper freedom in worship as she learns to depend on the Spirit each day. She wants to continue to cultivate that freedom at RCC as she hopes to create a space where people feel comfortable to come and worship God in the state they are in, trusting that He is always worthy of all praise.
Peyton ritter, technical director
Peyton was born in Tallahassee, FL and moved to Atlanta, GA at age 12. He graduated from LaGrange College (Georgia) with a BA in Social Work and a Minor in Latin American Studies. He moved to Los Angeles in 2005 when he joined the Christian reggae band “Christafari” where he served as a “musicianary” for 12 years. His role in the band was guitarist and vocalist on stage, as well as assisting the band in graphic design and audio mastering.
He and his family left Christafari in 2017 and have shifted their focus from international missions to local ministry. Peyton now serves as RCC’s Technical Director and Pastor’s Assistant. He and his wife Jacquie currently live in San Pedro with their two children, Livity and Solomon.
mike holland, youth ministry director
Mike has always had a heart for serving his community. For a decade, he has been teaching and coaching health and fitness and has a BS in Nutrition. While mentoring his clients, he also found himself speaking on health at churches in the South Bay. In 2016, Mike dove into children's ministry at RCC with his wife Stephanie. A new passion was realized when he accepted the opportunity to be the guest speaker at a youth ministry event. Mike decided to say yes to God's calling in youth ministry, and is excited to passionately point youth to Jesus!
lynsey alabab, sound
Lynsey grew up in Lomita and graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a BA in Art. She has been a part of RCC since it's launch and has been serving as the Sound Engineer ever since. She loves being able to facilitate an atmosphere for worship and serve the community in ways she is passionate about. Lynsey is an artist and a musician who uses both of those gifts to serve the Lord and his church.
Dale and his wife, Victoria, have four children - Imani, Hakeem, Isaiah and Elijah.
Dale has been an elder at RCC since 2016.
Brian grew up in Brownsburg, Indiana and graduated from Taylor University with a BS in Environmental Biology. He relocated to California to obtain his Masters in Landscape Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona where he met his wife, Ruth. They now live in Torrance with their two children, Carl and Lucy. He has served in many different capacities at RCC including missions, set up/tear down, young adults, and premarital counseling.
Brian has been an elder at RCC since 2016 and currently oversees our financial team.
Frank was born and raised in Carson, CA as the 10th of 11 children. He and his wife Sue have been married for almost 30 years. They have eight grandchildren.
He has been active in ministry over 20 years and has a passion for youth and relationship-based ministry. He has been an elder at RCC since 2016.
Pat was born and raised in Manhattan Beach, CA. As an adult, he moved to Spokane, Washington where he lived for 26 years, until he returned to the South Bay where he met his wife, Barbara.
The Greens were part of the launch team that planted RCC and Pat has been an elder since 2012.
Fritz grew up in Hermosa Beach and has been married to his beautiful wife, Bernadette, since 2000. They live in Harbor City with their two sons, Daniel and Steven.
While Fritz officially serves on the RCC worship and prayer teams, he considers his whole life to be ministry as he lives on mission for the Kingdom. His desire is to see the Church go into the world, preach the gospel, make disciples and seek the Lord's face in worship, prayer and study.
Fritz has been an elder at RCC since 2016.