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RUSS DUREN | Elder Chair

Russ Duren has been attending ShoreLife Church with his wife Lynne and family for 23 years.  In that time, he has served as an elder and chair, facilitated small groups, taught adult bible classes, served in    Children’s Ministry, performed in dramas with the ShoreLife Players, and made chili.  He currently enjoys being the Bass Master for the worship team and leading our Men’s Ministry.  He is honored to considered for eldership again and is excited to be a part of this church as we allow the Holy Spirit to mold us into Christ’s  likeness.


Louie and his wife Anita, have been attending ShoreLife since 2002.  They have 4 children, Emily, Louie Jr., Ellie and Ayla.  Louie works for the Anaheim School District where he serves as a principle for a special needs school.  He has served as an elder in the past and currently, he and Anita hosts a family-focused small group at their home.  Louie has a great passion for our church and a heart for those in need.  He has lead multiple mission trips to Mexico in partnership with the ONE27 Foundation as well as worked with other organizations to spread God’s love beyond our walls.


Kevin Dillenbeck has been attending SLC for 19 years. Through the years, he has enjoyed teaching Catalyst and Whales classes, leading teams to Mexico with Amor Ministries and serving as a greeter on Sunday mornings.  He and his wife Jennifer have been married for 21 years and have 4 children: Julia, Holly, Brady and Lincoln.  He enjoys meeting the needs of the people of ShoreLife and his neighborhood and loves serving as an Elder again.

DAN CERIO | Treasurer

Dan has been attending Shorelife Church with his wife Heather since 2002.  They have two girls, Kate and Claire.  Dan currently serves as the Church Treasurer and is involved in two small groups (men’s and couples).  Dan also serves as Treasurer and Board Member for Horizon Pregnancy Clinic since 2019.  Dan believes in ShoreLife’s mission of helping people “find and follow” Jesus Christ.  He believes that our goal as believers is to collaborate with the Holy Spirit to make disciples, to grow in God’s word and to encourage one another.  That involves witnessing to those outside the faith and mentoring those inside the Church.


Mark Millar has been a member of ShoreLife for 22 years along with his wife, Kim and their three children, John, Matt and Gloria.  Mark has been involved in the youth and worship ministries, small groups, and is a former elder.  “I am honored to be part of the elder board again and hope to serve God and our church family any way I can. “ 


has been attending ShoreLife with his wife Vallie for 15 years.  Trey teaches in the College and Career Ministry, serves in Children’s Ministry, and has previously served on the elder board.  Trey enjoys spending time with family, coaching    soccer (and playing, and watching, and talking about it to anyone that will listen), golfing, skiing, doing root canals, and serving at ShoreLife.     He loves our church and is honored to be serving as an elder.

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José has been attending ShoreLife Church for about 2 1/2 years.  In 2019, as a new comer to the Huntington Beach area, he first began attending the Men’s Bible Studies where he was warmly welcomed.  Soon after he started attending Sunday morning services. In 2020, he decided to call ShoreLife home.  He is currently assisting in the teaching of the Circle groups on Sunday mornings as well the Wednesday night Men’s Bible Study group. 

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