Our Team

Pastors & Staff

Donny & Jamie Burleson

Lead Pastors

Donny and Jamie have been in Pastoral Ministry for over 30 years, spending the majority of that time in the Sacramento Area. They planted Bayside Life Church over 10 years ago.

Jeriah Coller

Associate Pastor

Jeriah has a passion for seeing people connect with God's heart. Jeriah currently serves as Administrative Pastor and enjoys serving this community of the church. He studied and recieved a diploma in Christian Leadership and Religious Studies from INSTE and CSUS. Having worked for several technology companies, Jeriah is a true "geek" and enjoys using technology to reach people with the Gospel as well as, keeping people in this community connected.

Kayla Burleson-Coller

Worship Director and Service Coordinator

Kayla began in worship ministry when she was 16 years old playing keyboard and helping lead worship at youth groups in the Sacramento area.  She has served at Bayside Life Church for over 10 years and currently serves on staff as the Worship Director and Service Coordinator.  Kayla has a heart to see the local church experience the presence of God and connect with the Holy Spirit through praise and worship.

Laura Koehn

Student Ministries

Laura has a passion for people to know Christ and understands the importance of students being impacted by God at a young age. Laura is also the principal of Freedom Christian School where she inspires kids to reach their full God-given potential every day. Laura has been involved in children's ministry for many years and is dynamic in ministering to kids!

Troy Dobson

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate recovery is a biblically balanced approach to help bring sustainable recovery and healing to our hurts. It guides us toward new healthy truths and life-giving habits as we repair our broken relationships.  

Scott and Vanessa Weaver

Connect Groups

Scott and Vanessa would love to help you connect here at Freedom Church. You will feel right at home while being encouraged and inspired as a part of our small groups that meet each week. The Weaver enjoy having a good time connecting with others and serving this church!