Our Pastors & Staff

Here at Dayspring, we believe what Jesus said: those who lead should be those who serve. The pastors, staff, elders, and council listed below have been chosen to serve this church body, and we're here for you too, just let us know!

  • James & Julie Sanford

    James & Julie serve as senior pastors at Dayspring. James graduated from LIFE Bible College in 2006; he loves missions, teaching, and God's Word, and also enjoys any opportunity to soak in beautiful Central Oregon landscapes. Julie worked as a kindergarten teacher from 2014 to 2016 and is currently raising their two beautiful children, Elijah (born 2016) and Evelynn (born 2018), fulltime. Julie also leads our women's ministries and helps serve on the worship team.

    Contact James or Contact Julie

  • Kent Ditch

    Kent Ditch is the phenomenal interim leader of our Dayspring Youth Group (DYG).  Kent also works full-time across the region with companies finding new ways to help defeat cancer.  Kent and his wife Kelly have lived in Terrebonne for several years now, and their energy, creativity, and love for fun are contagious!  Between thoughtful studies and crazy outings, you're going to DYG this group!

    Contact Kent

  • Honey Hansen

    Honey is our amazing gift from the Philippines for Dayspring's children! She served as the Children's Director of a large church in her home town and also as an evangelist/translator for YWAM and other international missions organizations before moving to the USA to be with her new husband, the ever enthusiastic and energetic Jason Hansen. You will never meet someone with a bigger heart for children or a softer love for Jesus than Honey!

    Contact Honey

  • Receptionist

    We are currently hiring for a new receptionist.  Do you love Jesus and have a warm and welcoming demeanor?  Are you organized, good at multi-tasking, and skilled with Microsoft Office programs?  Then give us a call at 541-548-1232 and let's talk about the potential of joining forces to help take over the world for God's Kingdom!

  • Roxanne Lawson

    Roxanne serves as our amazing treasurer! Thoughtful and thorough, we owe a huge debt to her financial acumen. She and her husband Ken live in Redmond and love rock hounding, AWANA Cubbies, and GRANDKIDS!

    Contact Roxanne

  • Kathy Beale

    Kathy works tirelessly to keep our facilities clean.  She and her husband Doug are always around serving our body is some selfless way.  Kathy also serves on our children's ministry team, and helps with our midweek AWANA program, while Doug is an Elder who runs our drama and IT departments!

    Contact Kathy

Our Elders

Our elders are Dayspring leaders with proven character and wisdom. These men, and their wives, provide Dayspring with mentoring, stability, and spiritual insight.

  • Frank & Bonnie Cook

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  • Ron & Tracy Dominy

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  • Doug & Kathy Beale

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Our Church Council

Our church council is composed of members of Dayspring who have been chosen by the church members as trusted and mature leaders. They serve by providing oversight and accountability in the use of our finances and also by representing the voice of the congregation. Our council members are:

  • Kent Ditch
  • Tim Kirkman
  • Debbie Allison
  • David Braly
  • Wanda Hill