Our Pastoral staff
Jeremy and April have served in pastoral ministry for more than 20 years. They love Jesus passionately, and enjoy being with family and friends, eating yummy food, staying active, and helping people experience authentic, grace-filled life in Christ.
Pastor of City Impact
Raleigh and Mary were called to Vacaville in 1979 when Raleigh became the founding pastor of Valley Church as a recent graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. After serving faithfully in pastoral ministry for nearly four decades, he retired in 2018 and continues to serve the people of Valley and the community of Vacaville on a volunteer basis.
Student Ministry Pastor
Pastor Michaeljoined the staff at Valley in 2009 as Youth Pastor. Prior to accepting the position at Valley Michael served as the Youth Pastor at a church in the Sierra Nevada's for 3 years immediately after graduating college. He and his wife Arynne are parents of two girls, Isabella and Peighton. Michael's not just a huge fan of the more extreme sports like rock climbing, scuba diving and snow boarding but also revels in the experience of those sports! He loves the outdoors, learning about and from the Bible as well as sharing what he's learned with others. Michael, Arynne, Isabella and Peighton are most grateful for their broad but tight knit community of family and friends.
Young Adult Pastor
Josh worked at a Christian Camp the summer after his junior year and his life has never been the same. He rededicated his life at the foot of a cross at that camp.Josh graduated from Shasta Bible College in 2006 with a BA in Bible and theology with an emphasis in youth ministry. God has had an amazing journey planned for Josh along. He studied youth ministry with Pastor Jeremy and took a director position here at Valley Church to gain experience. Now as Pastor here, God is still teaching Josh as he shepherd his followers. For Josh, the best part of being a Pastor is watching people fall in love with God. Josh truly believes that he has been made to love people to the fullest. He gets to hang out with his wife, the Queen of Awesome, Diana, and their two girls Amaya and Berlin. Their family mission is “as for me and my house we will have fun serving the Lord.”
Isaac Dailey was born in Seattle, Washington into a pastor’s home. He has five brothers also serving the Lord around the country. Isaac completed intensive internship training with churches in Toronto, Canada and Lakeland, Florida. These internships included studies with Master’s Seminary (Canada) and Southeastern University (Florida).
Pastor Isaac has been blessed to be involved in major youth ministry, and he has seen the movement of God in this generation. His goal is to continue to reach, teach, and train students and families to have a current and connected relationship with Jesus Christ that is relevant to this generation. Isaac was married in 2007 to his wife and partner in ministry, Liz Dailey. He and Liz have been blessed with two awesome sons, Noah and Calvin.
Chris Lujun Minister of Discipleship
Chris Lujan moved back to Vacaville in 2014 after living with his wife and two kids in Papua New Guinea. Living in Papua New Guinea, the Lujans were a part of a team that translated and taught God’s word as they church planted with the Siar people. Those same areas of discipleship and church planting are Chris’ responsibilities at Valley church. In June of 2016, the Lujans moved to Davis, Ca to co-lead a team that seeks to have Jesus saturated in all of life in Davis and beyond.
Minister of Worship
Jared joined our staff in 2017 to lead our worship and creative arts. Growing up in the home of a worship pastor, Jared’s passion for music and the arts was instilled in him at a young age. He attended Simpson University and has been leading worship for many years. His focus at Valley is to guide people into a greater vision of who God is, and how we respond to Him in light of the grace He’s given us.