SonRise Staff

Jeff Arington, Lead Pastor
Jeff leads the SonRise Church family to fulfill God’s purposes for their lives. He enjoys reading books that encourage spiritual growth, traveling, playing hoops/exercise and eating great desserts – it’s all about grace and truth! Jeff is happily married to Valerie and blessed to be a parent to Zachary, Elizabeth, and Nathaniel.
Chad Ricks, Care/Counseling Pastor
Chad serves to connect both visitors and members to SonRise Church. Through Life Groups and other ministries, he is able to help people know others and be known by others. Chad is happily married to Julie, and they have 3 children, Noelle, Chad Jr. & Joshua.
Dan McManus, Family Pastor
Dan oversees our volunteers, hospitality and training. He also serves to help people find a way to utilize their talents & passions. He enjoys cooking with his wife, Leslie, fly fishing and anything outdoors. Dan and Leslie have 4 children: Connor, Sam, Walker & Julia.
Jessie Dayton, Kid’s Ministry Coordinator
Jessie coordinates the Sunday morning activities for the SonRise Kid Ministry.  She is also involved in the Student Ministry. When she’s not acting like a kid herself, she enjoys road trips, concerts, sports (Go Ravens!), sunshine, and unashamedly, Pinterest projects.
Tana Zeller, P.E.A.C.E. Coordinator
Tana is here to help mobilize us to respond to the five giant problems in the world (Spiritual Emptiness, Self-Serving Leadership, Poverty, Disease, and Illiteracy) through P.E.A.C.E.: Planting churches that promote reconciliation, Equipping servant leaders, Assisting the poor, Caring for the sick, and Educating the next generation. When she can manage to find some free time, she enjoys a good book and a good nap.