Our Staff

Pastor Fred and Marsha Donaldson


Fred & Marsha began their ministry at Desert Chapel over  29 years ago. Under Pastor Fred's leadership and vision the church has seen significant growth and expansion over the years. With his dynamic preaching and plain spoken truths from God's Word, he has impacted thousands through his weekly internet videos, CD/DVD ministries and speaking engagements.



Marsha's leadership and direction in our Women's Ministries over the past two decades has allowed that area to flourish. Through Bible teaching, seminars and large events, our Women's Ministry has continued to impact the ladies of our church.


  • Pastor Don Parshall

     Pastor Don is our Associate Pastor of Ministries. He oversees all ministries here on campus as well as heading up our Men's ministries. He, and his wife Shawna, have been with Desert Chapel since 2003.


  • Pastor Frank Marshall

    Frank Marshall has served at Desert Chapel since 1997. He is currently serving as our Pastor of Administration and Elementary Principal. As Desert Chapel continues growing to meet the ever changing needs of our congregation Pastor Frank manages all the work.

  • Pastor Joe Donaldson

    Joe Donaldson came on staff in 2000 as our Middle School Pastor. Pastor Joe  has taken on the job of our Children's Pastor.  He's uniquely gifted to meet our growing number of students. His fun loving attitude and serious commitment to Christ has helped lead our students into a closer walk with God.

  • Pastor Jesse DeMent

    Jesse DeMent serves as our Middle School Pastor. With over 15 years experience working with Middle School students, His excitement and enthusiam is a great fit with our middle school students! He and his wife Mindy are excited about their opportunity to serve God here at Desert Chapel.

  • Pastor Jim Donaldson

    Prior to joining the staff Jimmy was the Youth Ministries Director at Canyon Del Oro Church in Tucson, Arizona, where he played and coached football at the University of Arizona. Currently Pastor Jim is our High School Pastor and our High School football coach. He is married to his lovely wife Sandy, who assists with the ministry and teaches at Desert Chapel High School.

  • Pastor Carrie Fraser

    Carrie Fraser has been serving at Desert Chapel for over 25 years. She is currently our Choir Director. God has faithfully used her gifts and talents in service to our Sanctuary Choir and Chorale.

  • Pastor Irv Donovan

    Irv Donovan has been serving at Desert Chapel since 1986. Pastor Irv works with our 50's Plus Ministries as well as overseeing our Usher Teams. His long-term dedication to Desert Chapel and it's ministries have made him a pillar on our staff!

  • Mr. Bryan Summers

    Bryan Summers has been involved with our Multi-Media Ministries since 1997 and has been on staff since 2001. You'll find Bryan and his media team hard at work developing creative ways to share the gospel at Desert Chapel. From graphics to videos during the services, creating and printing banners, posters and the bulletin to keeping the website updated with sermons and current events here at Desert Chapel. Bryan and his team are always looking for new ways to get the Word out! If you'd like to be a part of this exciting ministry, contact him through the church office.


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