• 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. 

  • 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.


  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • Carolyn Mallonee

    Office Manager

    is a seasoned Office Manager/Executive Assistant with over 25 years in the field. She has extensive experience with all administrative tasks working on-site and remotely. In everything she does at MdS, Carolyn ensures that the members are front and center in all her daily commitments and ensures that the church’s goals align with the best interest of our members. She is dedicated to the Pastor and she is inspired by the leadership and the members at MdS and their tireless efforts to help others and our church. Carolyn was born and raised in England, and has lived in Canada, and several states in the U.S. Carolyn completed her formal education in England. As a lifelong learner and former business owner, she has attended countless professional and personal development seminars and workshops over a period of several years. This has enabled her to develop excellent interpersonal and written communication skills and has allowed her to establish a friendly rapport with all personality types and to perform well in a team environment. Carolyn is a Certified Notary Public in the State of Arizona. Carolyn has enjoyed and benefited in memberships of the International Association of Administrative Professionals and the American Society for Administrative Professionals. Carolyn is an animal lover and a Guardian member of ASPCA. She enjoys playing piano, cooking, reading, and traveling.