Stu Barton is our Groups & Connections Pastor. He joined our staff team in August 2021. He oversees our Groups ministry and the process of helping new visitors get plugged in and connected to the life of our church. One of his primary responsibilities is the leadership of our Small Groups, from launching and multiplying new groups to ministering to our awesome SG Leaders! He is married to Sarah (2010), and they have three kids: Avery, Kanon & Jude. Stu grew up in Liverpool, England, and Pastored in Canada before moving back to the Sacramento area to work at Doxa. He is a big Everton fan (soccer team) and is passionate about making disciples!