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Dave Kindler

Deacon & President

Dave is our longest-serving deacon and works for the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA). He is married to Joli, who is our Mission Director and is dad to Camden. He is originally from Copperas Cove, TX and a graduate of Texas State.

Marcos de Leon

Elder & Vice-President

Marcos is one of the members of Sunrise en Espanol and came to the US from Mexico as a teenager. He works for a seminary in town and enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter.

Josh Chen

Deacon & Clerk

Josh is a PhD student at the University of Texas and originally comes from Philadelphia. Josh has a twin brother who is a pastor and has been a part of a lot of diverse churches in his life.

Maggie Rawlinson

Head Deacon

Maggie is a longtime member of Sunrise. This will be her second time at serving as a Deacon. She is happily married to Ron and enjoys spending as much time with her son Marco and grandkids Izaac and Jacob. She is also a proud member and leader of the Keep Austin Weird Group (also know as the North Austin small group).

Trische Stilwell

Head Elder

Trische is the mother of 4 children and the wife of one of Sunrise's drummers! In addition to being an elder, she also leads our Youth Group and sings in one of our worship bands. She is originally from Montana and is a graduate of Harding University.

Louise Langley


Louise is a long-time Sunrise member and has served on our leadership team multiple times. Louise is retired, but hard to keep up with. She enjoys spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.

Mark Hilbelink

Lead Pastor

Mark has been the pastor of Sunrise for six years. Originally from Iowa, Mark pastored in New York and Michigan before making his way to Texas. He's a graduate of Dordt College and Calvin Seminary. In addition to pastoring Sunrise, Mark leads the Lone Star Church Planting Cluster, Classis Rocky Mountain and the Young Adult Leadership Taskforce (YALT). Mark played college hockey, often sets things on fire and knows his way around a guitar, often leading our band. Mark is married to Catie, who is also our Sunrise Kids Director and dad to Mason.

Shelly Mangon


Shelly is a native Texan and a queen of all trades at Sunrise. She's served as one of our Cafe workers for almost 5 years and took over as Hospitality Director in 2015. She works at a bank during the week and puts her money skills to work as our Treasurer, as well.

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