Northwest Staff

  • Pastor Tim Hunsinger

    Pastor Tim Hunsinger is excited to be Desert Spring Church Northwest Location Pastor.

    You can reach Pastor Tim on his cell phone at 702-557-5512 or his email

    Pastor Tim@Desert Spring

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  • Katie Beall

    director of contemporary worship

    Katie Beall was born in Plano, Texas. She moved to Las Vegas when she was 9 years old, where she began attending Desert Spring Church. 

    Katie grew up singing in choirs, performing in musicals, dancing, attending concerts & worship festivals and was inspired by everything surrounding music and praise. 

    She has a great love for her church family and contemporary worship. She watched both form and grow over the years she has been attending Desert Spring. 

    Katie and her Husband, Stephen, have two adorable boys -  Stevie and Loran.

  • Kristin Messenger

    director of children's christian education, northwest location

    Kristin was born and raised in Belleville, Michigan and received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Eastern Michigan University. She moved to Las Vegas to pursue her teaching career and has taught 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th and 7th grade over the course of her 28 years of teaching. She holds a master’s degree in Educational Administration and Leadership, and currently is a 6th grade math teacher at Leavitt Middle School.

    Kristin has been an active member of Desert Spring since 2006. She teaches both Sunday school and Confirmation helping to form young disciples of Christ. She is excited to lead and grow the Northwest children’s ministry.

  • Amanda Wilhite

    Children's ministry assistant, 

    northwest location

    Amanda has been assisting with Sunday School for 5 years. She has also taught Vacation Bible School and AWANAS. Amanda's passion is for helping kids find and grow their faith in God.