The staff members of St. John’s bring their many gifts and rich experience to the ministries of the church. They can be contacted through the church office (760-345-2122). Please see the bios below to learn more about our team members.
Youth and Family Coordinator
Molly is a recognized associate youth minister for Region 2 of the ELCA. She is a mother and long-time member of St. John’s who brings experience and enthusiasm to her work with kids and teens. Molly has a passion for education and is active volunteer in local schools. She also works part-time as an ABA therapist, and is trained to work with kids who have special needs.
Director of Music
Laura Stave learned to sing in a musical family but she gained her formal training at Concordia College in Moorhead MN. There she studied voice and stage while performing in choral and theatre productions. Shortly after earning BA in Theatre Arts she was married and moved to the Coachella Valley. During that time she has nurtured both a family and career as a church music director, worship leader and soloist, as well as an entertainer at local country clubs and resorts. Laura feels privileged to be a long time member of St John’s and finds it greatest asset has always been it’s warm, welcoming people!
Danny has played with the St John’s Music Department for several years and recently took over as their Band Director.
Originally from Laguna Beach California, after High School, Danny attended Orange Coast College and Los Angeles City College. He has played with many well-known artists in the Palm Springs area of Southern California where he has lived and played most nights throughout his 25 years as a professional musician.