Solano Community Church staff

  • Andrew Hoffman - Senior Pastor

    Pastor Andrew Hoffman and his wife, Jodie, live in Albany, Calif. with their four kids. His chief ministry desire is to help people find and follow Christ. Andrew received his M.Div. at Trinity International University and also completed an M.A. in New Testament at Trinity, under the direction of noted theologian D.A. Carson. He holds degrees in literature and music from U.C. Santa Barbara and is a Church Planting Coach for churches throughout Northern California and Nevada. In addition to ministry, Andrew is passionate about family, friends, cycling and reading. 

    Email: ahoffman at

  • Brent Kompelien - Interim Assistant Pastor & Pastor of SF Mission

    Brent grew up in San Jose, California. His wife, Sarah, is a native of Santa Clara, California. They met in their first grade Sunday school class, dated in high school and college, and married in 2007. Brent completed a B.A. in Communication Studies at San Jose State University in 2009. Then he earned a Master of Divinity at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 2012. Brent has served as Church Planting Resident Pastor and as Assistant Pastor at SCC. In 2014, God called Brent to launch a new church multiplication initiative in San Francisco called SF Mission. Brent's favorite activities are camping, backpacking, baseball, and fly fishing. His primary ministry goal is to see a new gospel-centered church in every neighorhood of San Francisco, within walking distance of every resident. He lives with his wife Sarah and their daughters Annabelle and Ainsley in San Francisco.

    Email: brent at

  • Miguel Castuera - Music Director

    Miguel was born in Burbank, California, to a Mexican immigrant family. He and his sister, Lily, both learned much of their English by watching Sesame Street. He began vocational ministry at the age of 17 at his home church in Glendora, California. During that time, he completed a B.A. in Music at U.C. Riverside. Miguel is currently working on his M.A. in Theology/Biblical Studies at Talbot School of Theology. He enjoys spicy food, cycling, and socializing with all kinds of people. Miguel sees music as an important tool for the spread of the gospel in the Bay Area.

    Email: miguel at

  • Jackie Knapp - Children's Ministry Director

    Jackie grew up in a Christian home and came to faith in High School. She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Master’s College. Jackie has studied child development and led children’s ministry in both the local church setting and the international missions setting. She also has experience as a nanny. From 2005-2013, Jackie worked with college students as Resident Director at Master’s College and as Campus Ministries Director at University Reformed Church in East Lansing, MI. Jackie will be working half-time with Solano Community Church while also pursuing a call to writing. 

    Email: jackie at

  • Laura Humphrey - Operations and Administration Manager

    Laura grew up in London and came to faith at university in the north of England whilst studying for a B.A in English Literature. She met her now husband Peter at university also, and they got married in 2013. Peter is a musician, fellow Londoner and grad student at UC Berkeley, so in August 2015 they moved to the Bay Area. Laura has a background in theatre and the performing arts as well as having fulfilled voluntary roles at her previous church - St Barnabas Kensington. 

    Email: laura at