• Rev. Kelsy Brown

    Pastor

    was born and raised in Northern Utah. She received a BA in Theology and History from Whitworth University, Spokane, WA and a Masters of Divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA. Previously she served as a solo pastor at Altavista Presbyterian Church, Altavista, VA and as the Associate Pastor for Membership and Mission at Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, Scottsdale, AZ. She loves God and the congregation, spending time in the kitchen and reading a book. Most of all she loves spending time with her dog Calvin. 

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  • George Allman

    Finanical Secretary

    is a member of Mission del Sol since 2002, is responsible for all accounting and financial records for the church. A native of Missouri, he attended school at the University of Missouri – Columbia, Missouri obtaining a BA and MA in accounting. Now retired, he was a licensed CPA and spent most of his career in state government and private companies specializing in behavioral health. As such, he developed expertise in health care including Medicare, Medicaid and other funding and grant programs. He married his high school sweetheart, Pam Gilbert Allman, in 1968. Together they have two children, Meredith Allman Taylor and Charles Allman, along with three grand children.

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  • Beryl Elwood

    Organist

    is an Organist, accompanist, hymn lover (member of the Hymn Society of the United States and Canada), pianist, handbell ringer, recitalist, organ teacher, arranger, vocal coach, and perpetual student. Beryl prepared with a BA in music from Presbyterian-related Sterling College and an MM in organ performance from Catholic U. in D.C. She has long been active in the American Guild of Organists which, in June of 2010, notified her that she had passed the AGO professional examination for their Service Playing Certificate. Having served churches in Maryland and Florida, she is very happy to continue to collaborate in Mission del Sol’s exciting worship!

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  • Dominic Fenton

    Custodian

    works throughout the week and in his free time enjoy exercise, guitar, gaming, and spending time with the Lord. He spends a lot of time with family and friends and aspires to be an Athletic Trainer.

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  • Smith Graham

    Music Minister

    has established a name for himself as a professional musician in the East Valley for over 15 years. Starting at church, Smith grew up in Arizona and attended St. Andrew the Apostle in Chandler and later St. Thomas the Apostle in Phoenix where he learned about singing in the choir and grew to love Sacred Music. He attended Northern Arizona University to receive his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education in 2013 and was Music Director at NAU’s Newman Center. Smith has sung with many choirs around Arizona including the Phoenix Chorale, Sedona Academy of Chamber Singers, Sonoran Desert Chorale, and North Valley Chorale. In the summer, he has the privilege of being the Assistant Music Director at the Arizona Magic of Music & Dance in Fountain Hills. Smith has been the Music Director at Mission del Sol Presbyterian Church since 2015 where he leads the adult and bell choirs. Smith also has a private music studio and founded the Community Choir of Arizona in 2018 which he directs. Smith enjoys long walks with his adopted dog-daughter, Stella, playing board games, and baking delicious treats.

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  • Calvin Brown

    Parish Pup

    came to us with his girl, Pastor Kelsy Brown. He faithfully serves through caring ministries, including cuddles, a listening ear, support at the Annual Blessing of the Animals Service, regular visitation and office hours. He is a trained therapy dog and has served as parish pup previously at Altavista Presbyterian Church, Altavista, VA, and Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, Scottsdale, AZ. He loves going for walks with his girl, doing tricks for blueberries and visiting with new and long-time friends (both furry and human varieties).