MEET our team


  • Deron Higgins

    Lead Pastor and Founder (captain of ideation)

    I am pro at: All things Beach and Baja

    What you should know about me: I love teaching at CHS and SDCC along with coaching volleyball with my kids Jessi and Duncan. I'm still crazy about my best friend Netters after 25+ terrific years together. I am fortunate to have an incredible ministry team that I get to do this with...


    Best way to get in touch: deron@gatheringrsd.org

  • bonnie robak

    needs a fabulous title

    I'm pro at: keeping it positive and real

    What you should know about me: Soccer mom. God’s Girl passionate about a microphone, authenticity and transparency. Truth matters… a lot. I make a great brownie and an even better chocolate cake. I love the diversity of my life, my family and the ever changing landscape of my days.

     

    Best way to get in touch: bonnie@gatheringrsd.org


  • gina cigainero

    office manager

    I'm pro at: all things office related, hugs and chicken enchiladas

    What you should know about me: I like to dabble in photography, create new recipes and pulling weeds is my stress release. I'm wife to the best husband and mama to four lovely kids.


    Best way to get in touch: gina@gatheringrsd.org


  • Amber Price

    Children's Ministry Director

    I'm pro at: kickboxing and being a ninja

    What you should know about me: my goal is to bring children to God and for them to know that he loves them.


    Best way to get in touch: amber@gatheringrsd.org

  • Scott Coyle

    Worship team leader

    I'm pro at: Playing pieces of wood with strings on them and playing with knobs.

    What you should know about me: Been leading worship and teams since my teens. Father to 3 adult children; step father to 1 adult daughter. Teach guitar and bass privately and do some record production. Enjoying life with my wife, who I call my "thank you gift". Love to travel and the ocean.


    Best way to get in touch: scott@gatheringrsd.org

  • juice ortiz

    G2 Student Ministries

    I'm pro at: Water Sports and Volleyball

    What should know about me: I love students, having fun and seeing them fall in love with Jesus as they get to know Him better.


    Best Way To Get in Touch: juice@gatheringrsd.org

  • Will and Cindy Downey

    Serve Team LEaders

    William and Cindy are gracious and loving and have true servants hearts. Cindy is a pro at all things party planning.