MEET THE TEAM

AARON NEWMAN
Lead Pastor
LAURA KNOOP
Women's Leader
DANA DILL
Musical Worship Leader
NOAH ILLIG
Young Adults Leader
LARISSA HEWITT
Director of Union Kids
KATELYNN BAIRD
Assistant Director of Union Kids
MATT BANKS
Union Groups Overseer
JEFF MARCHAND
Set Up Team Director

advisory team

As a church plant, Union Church has an interim advisory board that provides leadership, oversight, and accountability until a formal church elder counsel is established.
GIL ROEBUCK | Advisory Team

Gil serves on the Advisory Team for UC for outside oversight and counsel. Originally from Virginia, Gil relocated to Southern California in 2011 after tenure in Washington while enlisted in the Army. Gil has years of experience in ministry, leadership, and business. He currently owns a construction company and lives with his wife Camilla and young son Clifton.
CRAIG TISCARENO | Advisory Team

Craig serves on the Advisory Team for UC for outside oversight and counsel. In his forty six years in Christ Craig has served in a variety of roles including: Men's Ministry, Community Group Overseer, Grief Counselor and as part of the church plant team for The Mission Church where he was on the Board of Elders and Treasurer. In his position at The Mission Church he got to know Aaron Newman and witness the call that God has on this young leader. Craig lives with his wife Cheryl in Castle Rock Colorado.
BRIAN HOWARD | Advisory Team

Brian serves on the Advisory Team for UC for outside oversight and counsel. Brian has 25+ years of proven leadership experience as a leadership coach, nonprofit executive, church planter, lead pastor, and business owner. Brian has coached hundreds of leaders around the world. Brian is the executive director of Context Coaching Inc. the network director of Acts 29 US West, and the Multiplication Director at Pacific Church Network (PCN). Brian lives in Southern California with his with wife of 24 years, Chandra, and four children.