pastoral staff

Paul Aragon

senior pastor
Paul discovered love and marriage in Colorado Springs 20 years ago! He and his wife Melanie have three children. Paul has a Church Ministries degree from Southeastern University and a Masters of Theology from Fuller Seminary.  He has served as a youth pastor, church planter and lead pastor. Paul has lead Restoration Church since 2010.  Paul is also involved in community leadership with the Fountain Urban Renewal Association.  

Dave Johnston

family pastor 
Dave and his wife, Kristine, met on a ski slope in Austria while both were serving in the U.S. Army. After a 20 year military career, he responded  to the call of God and pursued a degree in Pastoral Ministries and Christian Counseling from Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs. Dave has been with Restoration since 2005 (on staff in 2008). He and Kris have 3 grown children.

Andy Davenport

media pastor
Andy brings a spark of enthusiasm and millennial perspective to the church staff. He grew up at Restoration and has served in the children’s and youth ministry from a young age. After graduating high school, he spent a year interning with the staff and received his his credentials as a certified pastor in 2018. Now he’s on staff full-time as media pastor, but also finds time to create content for his blog, watch sports and enjoy his favorite drink-coffee.

John White

pastoral care 
John has served in various aspects of ministry for forty years and shows no signs of slowing down! He graduated from Central Bible College in Springfield, MO, and has worked towards a Masters Degree from Fuller Theological seminary in CA. John joined Restoration Church in 2016 to serve as Pastoral Care Pastor. He enjoys life with his bride, Linda who assists in council alongside John.  

support staff

russ roux
church administrator
Russ was appointed church administrator in 2018 after six years of service on the church board and as a long-time greeter. He helps relieve the pastoral staff of administrative duties so they can focus on pastoral-business of the church. He and his wife, Kathy, also lead the church’s prayer ministry. 
roxann steiner
children’s ministry director
Roxann was raised in Shell Lake, Wisconsin and is an avid Green Bay Packers Fan.She and her husband, Scott,  have attended RestorationChurch since 2000 and she has served on staff as Children’s Ministry Coordinator since 2013.
crystal digregorio
restoration coffee director
Married to Greg since 2002 ,with 2 teenage children, Crystal Restoration’s Coffee Shop director since 2016, creating a vibrant self-sustaining entity that gives back to the community one cup at a time. 
tawni just
church accountant
Tawni has been attending Restoration Church since 2010 and has been employed as the church Staff Accountant since 2014. She received her Bachelor’s degree from UMUC in 2002 and has worked previously as a real estate accountant and as a substitute teacher. She and her husband, JJ, have three sons.
nicole livesay-townsend
administrative assistant
Nicole began attending Restoration Church in 2015 and quickly found friends and fellowship in Women’s Bible Study. She regularly volunteers as a Service Attendant in the Children’s wing and just started a new journey serving as the church’s administrative assistant. You can often find her in line at the coffee shop.