The Ministry Staff of First Christian Church of North Hollywood
Rev. Randall Updegraff Spleth
Randy Spleth began his ministry with FCCNH in May of 2021. He is a graduate of Texas Christian University and the School of Theology at Claremont. Randy founded Geist Christian Church in 1985, a multi-site congregation in Indianapolis and Fishers, IN. He retired in January of 2021. He is the author of When Giants Fall: Overcoming Failure to Lead a Life of Integrity and Bible Beach Reads: Beyond your Traditional Sunday School Stories.
Randy is married to Dr. Ann Updegraff Spleth, a Disciples pastor and the retired COO of the Kiwanis Children’s Fund. Ann currently teaches for The Fund Raising School at Indiana University and consults with nonprofit organizations on planning and fundraising. They have two children, Andrew (wife Chelsey) and Claire.
Director of Children's Ministries
Jennifer has served the children of FCCNH since 2016. She has a degree in Theater and Dance from the University of Iowa. In additional to serving our children, Jennifer is also involved in leading musical theater camps in the Burbank schools.
Jennifer is married to Ne’e and they are parents of Cole and Bird.
Interim Director of Youth
Beginning in July of 2021, Luis expanded his role and service to direct youth ministry after providing campus security since 2005 and supporting the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Party. In addition to youth ministry, Luis is a singer, guitarist and teacher. He serves as the chair of the Studio City Neighborhood Council Homelessness Committee Luis is the father of son Miles.
Music Director & Organist
David Rigsby served as organist of FCCNH since 2006 and as organist/director since 2018. Born and raised in Michigan, David earned his degree in church Music from Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College and has a Masters degree from Cal State Long Beach. He has served church in Georgia and Colorado.
He is currently the choir director at Dale Junior High School, Anaheim.
Director of Children’s/Youth Choirs
Ty has served as director since 2013. A professional singer, songwriter and actress, she not only provides music direction for our students, but also focuses on nurturing their God-given talent. She has a degree in Music and Musical Theater from Manatee college in Florida.
Ty is also the Human Resource Director of Stevland Morris Productions (Stevie Wonder) and is married to Richard.