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Sunday Services 9:30AM + 11:00AM
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Our Team

Pastors Heath and Tamarah are the Lead Pastors

of Horizon Church and co-founded the church in 2005. Heath and Tamarah have been in the ministry for over 25 years as youth pastors, executive pastors, now as lead Pastors at Horizon. Heath is a dynamic speaker and communicates the Bible in a relevant and real-life way. He always uses hilarious stories to bring people into a knowledge of God’s goodness and freedom. Tamarah is an anointed and passionate worship leader whose vision is to lead people to the presence of God through worship, where they encounter God’s love and power. Heath and Tamarah have been married for 27 years and have two incredible children, and an amazing daughter-in-law that all attend and serve at Horizon. Heath also owns and operates “Montgomery Real Estate Group”, a successful local real estate practice in Reno-Sparks.

Pastors Heath and Tamarah Montgomery

Lead Pastors

Pastors Joshua and Liana Knudsen

Associate and Youth Pastors

Pastors Joshua and Liana are the GENERATIONS Pastors

at Horizon and are passionate about seeing young people know Jesus and proclaim His love and power to their friends and family. They are dedicated to seeing the teens of this city, nation, and the world become Kingdom-carriers in their generation. Liana and Joshua have been married since 2008 and have 4 beautiful children. Pastor Liana loves leading the students in passionate worship. Pastor Joshua brings an anointed word from God with truth and humor. They have been pastoring the youth since 2011 and are just getting started. To learn more about this incredible youth ministry, visit www.418revolution.com.

Ben is the Live Productions Pastor

Ben is passionate about the Lord, his family, the church, people, technology, film, and Star Wars. He excels at creating atmospheres for people to encounter the Lord through story-telling and creativity. Ben is a talented cinematographer and is usually seen behind a lens. He is married to his beautiful wife, Samantha, and has two adorable sons. Ben also owns and operates “Ben Ridpath Films”, a regional cinematography company specializing in wedding and social media.

Pastor Ben Ridpath

Productions Pastor


HARRIETTA basile – outreach pastor

Harrietta is passionate about servant leadership and seeing people embark on their journey as they run their race in Christ. She is a Bible teacher and a 2011 graduate of Rhema Bible College in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Harrietta has served as a teacher, coach, and minister in India as well as the United States. Her corporate and business experiences provide a deep well from which many have drawn in search of identity, a sense of belonging, and purpose. Harrietta’s heart is to help people unlock the Kingdom of God within.


Marla is the office administrator for Horizon Church. She has a heart for the church, for the city, and keeps Horizon running smooth and organized.

Marla Dye

Office Administrator

Amber Kaufman

Groups Pastor


Amber is the Pastor at Horizon that leads Horizon GROUPS and Sunday Serve Teams. She has a love for people, and enjoys getting Horizon people connected and making new friends in Groups.

Gabrielle is the Middle School Director and Social Media Manager

Gabrielle is the Middle School Director and Social Media Manager at Horizon. Gabrielle loves seeing teenagers encounter the reality of God, and enjoys reaching Reno-Sparks with Horizon’s social media content. In her spare time, she is also pursuing a Business Degree at the University Of Reno.

Gabrielle Montgomery

Middle School Director and Social Media Manager

Shannon Shane

Children's Director





Brent Rice

Livestream Director