Meet The Staff

As we seek to know God, He uses everyday people like us to meet real spiritual needs.

The Hoffman Family

Lead Pastor

Pastor John Hoffman is the founding pastor of The Grove. Before, he had spent 16 years serving as a student ministry pastor at Foothills Christian Church. Born and raised in La Mesa, he received his undergraduate from San Diego State University and his Masters Degree in Theology from Bethel Seminary San Diego. In 1989, he married his high school sweetheart, Gina, principal of Foothills Elementary. God blessed John and Gina with three amazing sons and two wonderful daughters-in-law. One of the great blessings of their lives is to serve in ministry together at The Grove.

Administrative Pastor

David Dailey  |  Email

Associate Pastor

Grant Crary |  Email

Worship Director

Caleb Hoffman |  Email

High School & College Director

AJ Hoffman |  Email

Jr High Director & Campus Clubs

Taylor Downey |  Email

Children's Director

Cassie Pizarro |  Email

Admin Assistant

Joetta Babineau |  Email

Admin Assistant & Communications Director

Molly Morgen |  Email

Creative Arts Director

Kristen Ide |  Email

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