IMG_1322Christie Marangi is the Minister to Children and Families at Element.  She love Jesus, her family, and existential cats, in that order. When she isn’t running children’s and youth programs at Element, she is at home in Nipomo with her three children, two grand babies and wonderful husband

Christie is passionate about bringing families back into the spot of spiritual nurturers of their children.  Her thirteen years in ministry has taught her that God intends parents to be the spiritual teachers of their children, and the Church needs to support that role.  Everything efamily! does is intended to do just that.

You can contact Christie at,

Jenna Heuchert is efamily! Administrative Director.  When she isn’t being Christie’s right hand, she is at home with her amazing husband , adorable baby, and her feisty cat, Boo.  Jenna has her hands in all aspects of Sunday mornings as well as events that are held in efamily!  She is the efamily! details guru.

You can contact Jenna at

Kaitlyn picKaitlyn Virgen is our fantastic coordinator of the middle school kids or as we affectionally call them, Middles. Not only is she an amazing leader, she’s a devoted wife and mommy to her little one.  Kaitlyn  is passionate about seeing Middles come into relationship with Jesus and with each other. Whether she is planning a special event just for the Middles or leading a Middles Student Group, her love for Jesus shines through.  You can contact Kaitlyn at





United states, California, san luis obispo, Paso RoblesCory Morris is our boyishly handsome coordinator for the High School students. He brings sound theology, an ability to relate to the students in a special way, and a wicked Scatterball arm. Cory spends his time divided between doing an amazing job with High Schoolers and being a scholar at college as well as devoted husband to his patient wife. You can contact Cory at





Efamily!  wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for the scores of volunteer leaders, teachers, coordinators, and assistants that generously donate their time.  For all of them, we are so thankful!  If you would like to be a part of the team, email either Christie, or Jenna at the above addresses.