Here’s a look at our fun-loving staff!  Feel free to contact us at any time.  We are here for you!

Robb Williams

Robb is from Elyria, Ohio. “Go Elyria High Pioneers!” Robb married Sarah in July 1990; they have 3 kids: Grant (1997) Emma (1999) and Ross (2002). Robb graduated in 1989 from Liberty University with a Bachelors in Church Ministry and Counseling. His Master’s degree is from Liberty Theological Seminary (1991) in Biblical Studies. Following ordination…

Carl Lodico

  Carl was born in Chicago, Illinois, but grew up in his hometown of Whittier, California. He attended California State University, Long Beach, and Multnomah Biblical Seminary in Portland, Oregon. He has been at Verde since April of 2014. He and his wife, Maria, have five children; the family is Italian… so they love loud,…

David Yarger

David was born in Phoenix, AZ. David has been married to Amy (his far better half) since 1999; they have been blessed with many, many great kids: Ben (2002), Kalei (2004), Micah (2006), Abigail (2008), Levi (2010), Evelyn (2012) and Josiah (2014). His family is “a whole lot of love. We are getting to the…

Jon Gott

Jon’s hometown is beautiful Hemet, California and he attended Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. Jon and his wife Natalie, along with their baby daughter Evelyn, have been at Verde since September, 2013. Jon would like to say his family is normal, but says that would be a lie. “You know, when you have a child…

Cindy Millar

Cindy was born and raised in Cottonwood and has been a part of Verde her whole life. She graduated from the Verde Bible Institute right here at Verde. She describes her family as “absolutely wild and fun, adventurous!” What is your favorite book? Don’t really have one. What or who is your most influential book…

Carol Silva

Carol was raised in the Midwest, but Sedona/Verde Valley has been her home for most of her adult years. She has been at Verde since August of 2000, shortly after the worship center was completed. She has attended Yavapai College through the years, taking business and design courses. Her family is quite small; however, her…

Karla Ayers

Karla was born in Billings, Montana (same hospital as Amy, but a few years earlier!) and graduated from Grand Canyon University (when it was still a college). She and her husband, Jim (not Jim Ayres…) have been at Verde since 1993. They raised their son and daughter at Verde; they have since added a daughter-in-law…

Amy Theis

Amy was born in Billings, Montana and attended Oklahoma Wesleyan University. She, her husband, Bob, and their daughter, Allison, have been attending Verde since Fall of 2012. Amy and Bob have been married for 21 years and have been in pastoral ministry for most of that time, pastoring churches in Arizona, North Dakota, Montana and…

Angie Coutts

I was born and raised in Summersville, WV and am the youngest of 9 children. Life was sometimes difficult. My Mom worked and my Dad was a disabled Veteran of WW2.  Most of my family didn’t attend church but allowed me to attend by going with my neighbors. I was saved and baptized at Zoar…

Jim Ayres

Jim’s hometown is Cottonwood, and he’s been at Verde since 1980. He and his wife, Karen, have kids and grandkids scattered through a few States. What is your favorite book? The Bible. What or who is your most influential book or author? “Reign of the Servant Kings” by Joseph Dillow. What is your favorite food?…