Staff & Leaders

Staff & Leaders

Senior Pastor

Wes Gunn

Wes Gunn was born and raised in Montgomery, AL. After attending Jeff Davis High School in Montgomery, he graduated from Auburn University (where he met his wife, Amanda) with a degree in Communication. For seven years Wes worked in campus ministry at his home church while working on some grad school classes in missions. Having been transformed in campus ministry himself, he was passionate about spiritual growth in college students. As Wes began to lead students on mission trips around…
Discipleship Pastor

Terry Dees

Our vision for children & teens is more than just about developing kids- it must include the whole family. Terry Dees brings a passion for equipping moms and dads to be the spiritual leaders in their child’s life. Terry’s original training is in hospital administration, where she developed a burden for understanding why people live unhealthy lifestyles. This led her to becoming a life coach and personal trainer that included spiritual development.  She is also co-founder of 1140 Balance, a platform…
Student Pastor

Taylor Housel

Taylor brings a passion to student ministry as our full-time student pastor. He comes to us from Cumberland, Maryland where he has been involved as a children’s and student pastor. He loves soccer and has coached at a Christian High School and travel team. He is married to Catherine and they have a daughter named Reagan.

Brian Mann

As our worship leader, Brian unites his passion for music and leading people into God’s presence. Each Sunday, he hopes to create an environment pleasing to God. He has served with Redland Hills since 2014 and continues to grow our music ministry and recruit new members to the team. He is currently working on a Human Resource Management degree at AUM.
Administrative Assistant

Candace Blowers

Candace is passionate about serving others and helping organize our RHC family. Her and Jason have 2 children and she is a newer resident of Wetumpka. Her and her family have been members of the Redland Hills family since 2017. Candace is in the office Monday, Wednesday, & Thursdays.
Leadership Team

Amanda Gunn

Amanda has been a part of the formation of Redland Hills from the very beginning.  She has a heart for her community and neighbors, building relationships, and serving others.  Amanda and Wes have lived in the Redland community since 2006.  She currently works at Agape of Central Alabama and is a home-based travel agent.  She and Wes enjoy traveling together, especially internationally.
Leadership Team

Eric & Heidi Norrell

Eric & Heidi have been servant hearted from their early days at Redland Hills. Eric works in technology and serves on our AV team. Heidi is a counselor at Wetumpka High School. They have two kids, Jake & Eli.
Student Team

Blake Ottinger

Students love Blake for his down to earth style and easy going spirit. Born & raised in Montgomery, Blake has served as a missionary in East Asia. He is now a physical therapy assistant and volunteers with our student ministry.