Ministry Staff

  • Lead Evangelist and Women's Ministry Leader

    Dr. Gregg and Cathy Marutzky, are the Lead Evangelist and Women's Ministry Leader for the Antelope valley Church in Lancaster, California.
    Gregg and Cathy have been married for 36 years having met in High School in Grand Junction, Colorado. Gregg and Cathy became disciples at the University of Colorado and graduated, Gregg with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and a B.S. in Business Administration, while Cathy graduated with a B.S. in Education. Cathy went on to gain a Master of Education in Counseling from the University of North Texas. Gregg continued his education at Pepperdine University receiving a M.S. in Ministry and a Master of Divinity. Gregg went on to gain a Doctor of Ministry degree from Abilene Christian University and M.S. in Clinical Counseling from the University of Nebraska. Gregg and Cathy are both board certified counselors. The Marutzky's have been in the ministry for 36 years leading churches in Denver, Dallas, Omaha, Los Angeles, and San Diego. They have served campus ministries at UCLA, San Diego, State, MIT, University of Colorado, Long Beach State University, University of Nebraska, and SMU. Gregg and Cathy have two spiritual daughters, Amanda (Kyle) and Megan (Chad) plus a granddaughter, Sienna.

    Office: 661-718-3662

  • Campus, Youth & Family Ministry Leaders

    Ameer Burton and Jewel Burton lead the College student, and Teen ministries for the Antelope Valley Church. Newlyweds- Married in November of 2015. Both Ameer and Jewel are graduates from California State University of Long Beach and both became Christians in the college ministry in Long Beach.  Ameer loves helping students learn more about God, His Word and how to apply the scriptures in daily life.  Jewel is full of passion for God and has a heartfelt desire to help others deepen their relationship with Him.

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  • Spanish Ministry Leaders

    Alden and Angela Turiano, lead the Spanish and the Youth & Family Ministry for the Antelope Valley Church.

    The Turiano’s have been married for 10 years and have 2 children, Amelia and Joseph. 

    Alden became a disciple in 1997 as a freshman at San Diego State University where he earned 2 degrees in Social Science and Spanish. Alden has led in the Campus, Singles, Spanish Ministry. Has been a Spanish Ministry Intern for The Denver Church of Christ, a Missionary in Madrid Spain as a Campus Minister and strengthened the Church. Alden was named a deacon in the Denver Church of Christ in 2011.  Furthermore, he brings a passion for the Youth and Family ministry that is coupled with 12 years of teaching experience at the middle and high school levels. 

    Angela was baptized in 1999 at the University of Colorado at Boulder where she earned a degree in Biology.  After graduating, she served as a campus and single’s ministry intern in Colorado.  Then, she went on to earn a Master’s degree in Secondary education.  This led to her gaining 10 years of teaching experience at the middle and elementary school levels. 

    Together, The Turiano’s have served in Spanish ministries for nearly a decade & have worked with youth, college students, singles, and families to help them grow in their faith.
    They moved to The Antelope Valley in August of 2015, where they serve full-time in the ministry.

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  • Church Manager- Elizabeth Meaney

    Elizabeth Meaney has a Masters in Organizational Management and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a minor in non-profit. She organizes our church events, facility rentals and can answer general questions about the church.

    Phone: 661-718-3662