Our Team


Randy elliott

Lead minister

Randy studied at Pacific Christian University and received his MDiv. from Pepperdine University. He is married to Jill Elliott and has three daughters. He has been at Sunny Hills Church of Christ since 2008, and has enjoyed every minute of it. He enjoys playing frisbee golf, fishing, and spending time with friends and family. 


Mari Trapp

Youth Minister

Mari has been at Sunny Hills since 2015 and has been enjoying every day of being here. She studied Youth and Family Ministry at Hope International University and received a Master of Divinity at Fuller Seminary. Mari enjoys playing guitar, reading, eating good food, being distracted, and spending time with her wonderful husband and absolutely un-ignorable dog.



jill elliott

Children's Minister

Jill is married to Randy Elliott (the lead minister) and thinks her three daughters are the best people on the planet. 


Rae Acosta

Youth Intern

Rae is a student at Hope International University studying Youth and Family Ministry. She hopes to enter into full-time ministry and serve students by leading them to love, serve, and have fun. She loves her family, friends, dogs (probably), and she's not at all clumsy. 



brenda bolanis

office manager

Brenda has two incredible kids, who she loves to spend all of her time with. She also loves her dogs and cat!



josh mortenson


"I do stuff and things." He cleans the church and helps lock up the building every night. He has an awesome cat that he loves very much.