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Johnny Hampton, Lead Pastor

Our Lead Pastor Johnny loves God, the Church, leadership, intergenerational ministry, Nutella and Mexican food. He and his wife Joye have been married 15 years and have two sons.  The boys love all things outdoors, playing hard and playing loud. Johnny and Joye met at Northwest Nazarene University, married and finished their degrees there. They have served in a variety of pastoral leadership roles at College Church of the Nazarene the past 16 years.

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Terry Martin, Executive Pastor

Pastor Terry s married to Bev and they have two adult children: a son in So Cal & a daughter and son-in-law in South Africa.  Bev retired in 2014 after working in the church office for 36 years.  She loves being a greeter on Sunday mornings, making online photo books, and watching Hallmark movies. Terry enjoys golfing, watching TV sports, and spending time with friends.  They love being Papa & Nana to Samuel, Anna & Daniel!

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Tim Whetstone, Hospitality & Discipleship Pastor

Born in Cali but he grew up in the Big Apple- Queens, NY. He’s a recovering pastor’s kid and now a father of three (Natalie, Jeremiah, & Caleb), husband of one (Danielle) and friend to whomever will claim him! Tim’s served in ministry for over 21 years and is an ordained minister in the Nazarene Church. He served as Chaplain at Point Loma Nazarene University and in church planting as well as a missionary in Italy and Singapore. Tim’s a graduate of Northwest Nazarene University and Nazarene Theological Seminary and holds degrees in Philosophy, Christian Education and Intercultural Studies. He joined the team at Tree City Church in August of 2016. Tim (aka Timmy or Timothy) loves hanging out with his family, soccer, the outdoors, good conversation, good books, good music and he’ll never turn down a great cup of café’! Most of all Tim has a deep desire to help equip and empower others to be kingdom leaders while pointing beyond himself to Jesus!

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Zach Schulz, Student & Family Integration Pastor

Pastor Zach has a passion for learning, teaching, and watching young people be transformed by the love and grace of God.  He has been married to Brittney for four years. They enjoy repurposing furniture together as well as going on bike rides and doing things together in the outdoors. Zach was born and raised in Seattle, Washington where he gained his passion for the Seahawks and the outdoors.  Brittney was born and raised in Nampa, Idaho where she teaches the fourth grade at Roosevelt Elementary.   Zach and Brittney met at Northwest Nazarene University, where Zach graduated with a degree in Christian Ministry and Brittney in Elementary Education.  Zach became our Student and Family Integration pastor March of 2015. 

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Jesse Shuster, Media & Worship Pastor

Pastor Jesse married his high school sweetheart Angie and they have lived life together for more than 20 years.  They have four children; Morgan, Maddie, Maycee and Miyah.  Jesse has been in worship ministry, as well as an artist and songwriter for the past 18 years.  Jesse and the family recently moved back to the Treasure Valley after 3 years in Nashville, TN.  Angie is a pre-school aide at Cole Valley Christian School and loves ministering to the pre-schoolers and of course her family.  Jesse became the Media/Worship Pastor at Tree City Church in March of 2015.  Apart from serving Jesus with his gifts, Jesse is passionate about family, friends and fly fishing.

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Heidi Jelsovsky, Intergenerational Development & Assistant to Lead Pastor

Heidi and Craig have been married 16 years. Their family moved to Boise in 2009. They have twin daughters and a foster daughter. Heidi enjoys game nights, bargain shopping and naps on the hammock. Her husband, Craig, is an RN (Device Coordinator) at Saint Luke’s Cardiology. He especially loves baseball, playing the guitar, and reading. They currently live in Eagle with a giant, fluffy dog, 2 cats, and 9 chickens.

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Shelly Doane, Children's Ministry Director

Shelly was born and raised in Kansas, but came to Tree City Church in 1991 after she married her husband, Mark.  They have three children. She has been involved in children’s ministries since she first started attending here.  In 2002-2004, they served as youth leader (Mark) and children’s director (Shelly) at Middleton Nazarene Church.  They returned to Tree City Church in the fall of 2004.  In the summer of 2006, Shelly became the early childhood director in charge of children ages birth through kindergarten.  In January 2015, she became the children’s director overseeing all children’s related programs birth – fifth grade. Shelly has a background in education and was a teacher for 24 years. She taught elementary school for ten years and now teaches preschool at The Children’s Academy which is located at Tree City Church.  

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ROBBIN HALL, Ministry Assistant

Robbin and Jarrett have been married for 13 years and have 3 young children and one on the way.  They moved to Meridian in 2013 from Twin Falls and they absolutely love all the valley has to offer young families.  Robbin recently accepted the position of women's ministry director and loves meeting new women and getting them connected.  Her other passions include singing, cooking and baking, and spending time outdoors with her family.

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DEBRA WADE, CHILDREN’S MINISTRY ASSISTANT

Debra and Kenny have been married for 18 years and have three kids; Emily, Parker and Braydon.  Debra graduated from NNC, where she met Kenny, with a degree in Elementary Education.  She taught for two years in the Nampa school district before becoming a stay-at-home mom for several years. In 2008 she began working at The Children’s Academy where she piloted the Kindergarten and taught for 3 years. She is currently the 5-day PreK teacher. Kenny spent 14 years in full-time youth ministry. Seven of those years were at Tree City Church before being called along with his family to Australia as Nazarene volunteer missionaries in 2012.  He is currently serving as the USA/Canada Youth In Mission coordinator for the Nazarene Church.  Debra and Kenny’s kids keep them busy with various band and sporting events throughout the year.  Debra enjoys gardening, reading, and couponing.

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Molly Pooley, 60+ Ministry Director

Molly is married to Dennis.  She has gone to this church since she was a teenager and met Dennis at church. He has gone here his whole life!  They have two grown married sons and seven grandchildren.  This year they became great-grandparents.  Molly graduated from NNC, got a master’s degree from Boise State, is a retired Boise District school teacher and now teaches preschool part time at the Children’s Academy.  Dennis & Molly enjoy being on the greeting team Sunday mornings.  Molly’s passion is working with the elderly, and her hobbies are reading, biking and exercising.  

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Naomi Fulwood, Office Manager

Naomi has shared married life with Tim for 21 crazy years and they have 3 amazing children plus one goofy Labradoodle. Their oldest son is a sophomore NNU and their daughter is a junior at Meridian High School. Their youngest son is in Kindergarten at Galileo STEM Academy (where Tim teaches PE). Naomi is blessed to have served in the Tree City Church office for 12+ years and she loves the challenge of managing the church office and being able to share our beautiful facility with the community.  In her spare time, Naomi enjoys working alongside Tim to direct Upward Basketball & Cheerleading, exploring gluten-free recipes for her family, taking walks and occasionally putting her feet up with a cup o’ coffee and good book.

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Brandi Johnston Williams, Office Assistant

Brandi graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a degree in Business Administration.  She also has experience in youth ministry and church planting.  She has been a part of this church family since 2004.  Brandi is married to Josh Williams, missionary for the Nazarene Church.  Together they have 5 children (plus one in Heaven), 4 dogs, 2 cats and a snake.  Between parenting, working and travelling for missions, life is busy and exciting.  Besides adventurous cultural foods, she shares a love of good coffee and chocolate with her husband.  Brandi considers it a joy to use the gifts God has given her for the Kingdom.

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ANGELA MONROE, MINISTRY INTERN

Angela has been married to her high school sweetheart Todd for just over 2 years. She is a recent graduate of Northwest Nazarene University and has stayed on campus, working full time in the Admissions office. Todd is continuing his education as a Mass Communications major and will graduate in May 2017. Angela and Todd have been a part of Tree City Church since 2012. In their free time, they love to go on walks, drink vanilla lattes, and watch reruns of The Office.