redeemer staff

  • Dan Meyerpeter

    Lead pastor [EMAIL PASTOR DAN]

    Dan Meyerpeter grew up in Lincoln, CA. He graduated from UC Davis with a degree in history. Shortly after graduation, he sensed God calling him to ministry. He spent many years serving the Sacramento area, working with teenagers and non profits. Dan graduated from Western Seminary in 2016 with a degree in Ministry and Leadership. He is ordained in the Evangelical Covenant Church. He most recently was in Olympia, WA serving as an Associate Pastor over Youth and Families. 

    Dan is passionate about Jesus and the Church. He believes that Jesus loves us more than we could ever imagine and that Jesus is passionate about the people of Orangevale. Dan would like to see Redeemer reach young people, and serve its community. 

    Dan is married to Paige who is very involved in the life of the congregation. They have two young kids, Quinn and Reed, who love playing with puzzles. They also have a dog who loves to eat puzzles. 


    Associate Pastor & children's director  [EMAIL NATALIE]

    Natalie is passionate about raising the next generation of Christ followers, whether that is in her home with her children, or in her church at Redeemer. Her desire is that children would have roots that grow deep into the soil of God’s marvelous love. She has a B.A. in Bible Exposition with an emphasis in Christian Education. 

    Natalie has been married to Matthew since 2001, and they have three children. During their adventures as a family they have lived all over the United States. Their favorite things to do together as a family are to go hiking or kayaking in the surrounding area. 

  • Jacob johnson

    youth Director   [EMAIL JACOB]

    Jacob grew up in the South Bay of California and he graduated from Cal State, Long Beach with a B.A. in Communication Studies. Jacob’s heart is for the youth and for youth to know Jesus. Jacob enjoys adventure, being outside, and exploring God's creation. He’s stoked when he can combine and pair up his passion for adventure and his desire to see youth grow in relationship with Jesus. 

    Two things Jacob could do everyday include eating pizza and playing disc golf. 



    Janell attended San Diego State University and graduated with a blended major - Commercial Recreation, Health Science, and Child Development. She taught Outdoor Education for Orange County’s Dept. of Education during the school year and directed Catalina Island Girls Camp during the summer until she married.

    Janell has worked as a church administrative assistant for many years - 8 years at Redeemer. She enjoys serving others with the love of Jesus and serving on the tech team on Sundays.

    Janell has two adult children and five grandchildren. When Janell is not in the office or loving on those grandkids, she is teaching quilting or traveling.