Eric Batteiger

The Batteiger family moved from Central Christian Church on the west side of Colorado Springs to Sunnyside in January of 2004. For the next five years, Eric served as an associate pastor under Stan Sack. When Stan retired from the senior ministry position Eric moved into that role. Eric and...

Alan Personius

Alan joined the staff at Sunnyside as the Executive Pastor in 2009 when he retired from the US Army after 24 years of service.  His responsibilities include adult classes, small groups, staff administration, and facilities management.  He and his wife Julie have four grown children and one grandchild.  Alan’s hobbies...

Jake Ainsworth

Jake has been the worship pastor at Sunnyside since 2017. He is married to his beautiful wife, Angie and has two amazing kids, Richie (14) and Berkeley (12). Originally from New York, Jake has lived in Colorado Springs since 1995 and calls this place home. He was previously the worship...

Terri Humphrey

Terri is married to Dwight for the past 30 years and they have three wonderful children, two of whom are married.  She also has two of the most adorable grandchildren you’ll ever meet.  Her family has been members at Sunnyside since 1999. She was a volunteer for the children’s ministry...

Joe Cartwright

Meet Joe Cartwright, our new Student Pastor at Sunnyside. Joe, his wife Kristi and their two boys, Malachi (4) and Micah (2), just moved to Colorado Springs in October of 2017 all the way from North Carolina. They also have a little one on the way that is due to...

Jon Snapp

I’m married to Terri and we have two daughters.  I’ve been attending SCC for about 11 years.  I enjoy the area’s activities including hiking, skiing and Air Force football.  I really enjoy meeting new people and getting to know their story.     I’ve attended Christian churches my entire life....

Samantha McKee

Samantha has been married to Jason for almost 20 years and they have two amazing sons.  She and her husband are both natives of Colorado Springs and enjoy spending time with their families and chasing the boys around in their many activities.  Samantha also enjoys the outdoors and photography. Samantha...

Cheryl Chapman

I grew up in Utah, went to college in California, taught in elementary schools, married Mark who later joined and retired from the Air Force, and have been married 37 years. We have 3 children, 3 grandchildren and have lived in 7 states and Germany.  I have absolutely LOVED serving...

Valerie Snively

Val Wheeler

I have been married to my high school sweetheart, Curt, for 32 years. We have 10 children and 4 grandchildren. We’ve lived in Colorado for the past 11 years and have attended Sunnyside for 10 years. I love serving the Lord by being a coach for the High School girls...

Beverly Kersten

I was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. I was married for 40 years – the first 20 were spent moving around with my late husband who was in the Air Force. I love, love, love music. I played violin and piano when I was younger, and have played in...

Dan Smoot

Annie Dolley

Annie was lucky enough to marry her college sweetheart, Kevin, 14 years ago.  They keep busy chasing after their two boys, Noah and Wyatt.  Annie enjoys spending time in her vegetable garden and chasing insects with Noah in the back yard.  She dreams of having an orchard and bee hive...