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Brennen Behimer

Pastor Brennen's passion is to preach and teach God's word and see others grow in their understanding and knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ.  He has been at Parkside since returning from overseas missions in 2010.  He earned a B.A. in Bible and Theology from Moody Bible Institute and a Master of Arts in Biblical Exegesis from Wheaton College.  Brennen and his wife Stephanie have been married since 1995 and have six children.



Teaching Pastor

Stephen Duarte

Stephen has a heart to see people rest in Christ and his finished work.  Originally a school teacher, he has his B.A. in Social Studies as well as a Masters of Education. He enjoys working with middle school and high schoolers and has a heart for family ministry. He recently completed his Masters of Theological Studies at Reformed Baptist Seminary. Stephen has enjoyed the blessing of marriage with his wife Debbie since 2014, and has three children, Caleb, Hallie, and Alice. 


Pastor of Family & Student Ministries

David Ernst

David has always had a great love for music. He finds life's greatest joy in worshipping our Lord in song. David grew up at Parkside before leaving for college to pursue a degree in music education. He taught middle school music for 9 years in the Washoe County School District before returning to Fallon with his family. He has been a part of the worship team at Parkside since 2017. David and his wife Jamie have been married since 2007 and have 3 children.


Worship Leader

Sarah Hurley

Sarah landed in Fallon when her husband, Gene, was transferred here with the Navy in 1990, and they never left!  She served with Child Evangelism Fellowship for six years before joining the Parkside staff in 2008.  Her desire is to follow the Lord wherever He calls her.  She has a deep love for women and children and a passion to help those around her know Christ and walk closely with Him.  Gene and Sarah have six children and a growing horde of grandchildren.


Director of Women's and Children Ministry

Kim Klenakis

Kim has resided in Fallon most of her life. Throughout her years, she has been passionate about missions and following the Lord wherever He may lead. This led her to work with Child Evangelism Fellowship as a CYI missionary and then at Torchbearer’s His Hill as a student and then on staff. Now, back at home, she loves ministering to all people, especially the children. She loves going out and exploring all of God’s creation in her spare time and spending time with her precious family.




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