Church Staff

Venice Bible Church Staff

Meet our staff

Scott Hill, Pastor

I came to Christ through faith while ruining my life in the drug culture of the 1960s and was baptized at Venice Bible church in 1969. Under the tutelage of Jarl Malwin, I discovered the joy of youth ministry thru the Venice Power & Light Company, 1969-70. After graduating from CIU, I served as Youth Pastor for a church in Virginia and started the Williamsburg Community Chapel while earning a Master’s in counseling at William and Mary. More about Scott and Kit …

Brett Brooks, Associate Pastor

After serving as Interim Associate Pastor since April 2010, Brett became VBC’s full-time Associate Pastor in August of the same year, overseeing the Worship Ministry, Adult Education and facilities. He graduated from Venice High School in 1976 and in 1985, from Word of Life Bible Institute. More about Brett and Donna …

Sheila Papini, Office Manager & Administrative Assistant to Pastors

for more background about Sheila click here

Donna Laughlin, Custodian

For more background about Donna click here

OUR LEADERS (click on name for photo)

Our Elders: Pastor Scott Hill, Pastor Brett Brooks, Doug Finch, Dave Mattson (Chairman), Jack McKellar, Jim Mohnkern, Stan Olson (Secretary),Jerry Smith


Our Deacons: Chris Browne, Dean Cooper, Howard Flagler, Jim Uttermohlen, Josh Wittman


Our Directors: Vacant, Children’s Ministry Director

Administrative Team:

Nancy Bracken (Chair), Jerry Henderson (Acting Treasurer), Jim Mohnkern (Elder Rep), Dean Cooper (Deacon Rep), Bill Carlson, Scott Hill and Brett Brooks (Pastors)

Website Team:

Sheila Papini (Administrator), Tom Wunderlich (posting and updates) Mai Banh (Video and media posting) Brett Brooks (Pastor)

Missions Team:

Sue Mattson (Chair), Nada Uttermohn and Sandra Lemon (Communication), John Lemon and Liz McCay (Mission Educator)

Women”s Ministry:

Kit Hill

Youth Ministry:

Mai Banh

Pioneer Clubs:

Kathy Smith

Good News Club:


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