creekside staff & leadership

The staff and leadership here at Creekside is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them.

  • Terry reilley lead pastor

    Pastor Terry, AKA pt around Creekside calls himself the "ultimate over-achiever." He has had the privilege of Leading Creekside Church for the past 24 years while being married to his bride, Trina, for 38 years. He loves his family made up of his two sons, Joel and Jamie. Joel and his wife Jenice are the parents of PT's first grandson, Isaac, while Jamie has 'grand-dog', Rankin.

    Pt's life verse is Philippians 1:6 which gives him confidence for the present and a continual hope for his future. In his "spare time" he has had the joy of leading the Pacific Region Church Health Commission, serve on and travel with the Open Bible International Mission's Board, while also working to grow as a leader. He finds refreshment through a competitive game of golf, a relaxing jog, or a low key game of basketball.

  • monique thompson campus administrator

    Monique joined the Creekside staff full time in 2009. Through a series of “Only God” happenings, it was clear to her that God was leading her into full time ministry after working in the secular business field for over 19 years. She brings with her a passion to help move the mission forward by leading with strong administrative skills, organization and planning. She is best known around Creekside as “Mo” or the “Go get em’ gal” She oversees all of the church and campus administration, as well as supports all ministries and events here at Creekside. She has a huge heart to see people connect with Christ and others, and enjoys leading the women’s journaling group and being a part of Connection Groups here at Creekside. She feels blessed to be a part of the Creekside family and for the incredible people that she gets to serve alongside each day! 

  • Laurie butler Administrative support

    Returning to Martinez and Creekside Church in 2012 has given Laurie more time to spend with extended family and to rekindle long-term friendships. Laurie has been involved in small group ministry, facilitating women's Connection Groups since being back.  She enjoys assisting with administrative tasks - the mundane, as well as,  the creative.  She loves to figure out how to organize and streamline processes. Leaving San Luis Obispo, with a degree in Graphic Communication, she headed for Silicon Valley where she lived, worked and worshiped for over 20 years.  

    When not enjoying her grand-nieces and nephews and creating learning-fun activities, she likes photography, upcycle crafting, studying the Bible  and memorizing scripture. She is always on the hunt for the best burgers and new succulent plants for her potted garden.

    "and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life; You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told  you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody." I Thessalonians 4:11-12

  • Amber Kelly Nursery/Toddler Director

    Amber Kelly has been attending Creekside since 2007. Amber and her husband Dave have been together for 10 years. They have two active little girls Lily and Autumn. Amber is involved with the local little league and PTA and holds board positions in both. She has a passion for helping and understanding others. She believes this is the path God has for her and loves seeing and connecting with all the families here at Creekside.  She feels very blessed to be part of such an amazing ministry.


    Dustin has been part of Creekside from the day he was born! He spent many years serving in Children's and Youth Ministry, and in high school  felt a strong calling to be a Children's Pastor. He met his future bride in college at Sacramento State University, and they officially joined the staff at Creekside in 2010. He loves to serve and play with kids, and has a huge heart to see children know and understand the love of Jesus. He and his wife have 2 daughters, and you will often see them in the local schools, or teaching and playing with the kids on a Sunday morning here at Creekside.

  • Michael zakarian cyc 180 youth pastor

    Michael is originally from Eugene, Oregon and graduated from New Hope Christian College. He has felt a calling to youth ministry since he was in middle school, and has been following God's call ever since which has led him here to Creekside. He has a passion to see kids come to know Jesus, grow in Him,  and become leaders through Creekside Youth Church. 

  • Jim fredericks facilities manager

    Jim has been a deeply committed and busy part of Creekside since 2001. Highly involved in service organizations he served alongside the Local Hospice and partners yearly in their "Tree Of Lights" ceremony. He has worked with the food bank, the C.C.C Homeless Outreach Board, and held different positions within the community all of which he has used to enlarge the Kingdom Of God. After serving as a Council Member here at Creekside for six years, he has taken the role of facilities management. He looks forward to all God will use him for while he serves!