meet our team...

There are no spectators in the Kingdom of God...everyone has a role, a job, a calling. Our staff are simply the leaders we believe are chosen to  facilitate equipping everyone in our church for the calling God has for their lives. Connect directly with our staff by clicking on the blue icons located to the right of their names.


  • NOAH STEPRO       

    community pastor & Equipper - Vision, Leadership and Theology

    Noah and Jaimie started Kairos in 2011 out of desire to follow Jesus, with their friends and family as they grow in faith and understanding through community.

    Noah Stepro is the Lead Pastor at Kairos. He grew up in the Antelope Valley and graduated with a Master's Degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in 2008. The thing that gives him the greatest joy in serving Jesus is walking with others through the dark midnight of the soul into the dawn of God’s Kingdom breaking through. He has a passion to empower leaders - standing with them to help give birth to a new vision or initiative - changing the world for Jesus person by person, community by community. In addition to several mentors and friends who have helped to shape his life, his greatest influences have been his wife Jaimie, NT Wright, Scott McKnight, The Getup Kids, Darren Arronofsky, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Weezer, Wes Anderson, Karl Barth, Jeff Buckley, Alistair MacIntyre, Mike Breen, Alan Hirsch, CS Lewis, Joel Green, Eddy Gibbs, Donald Bloesch, Ray Anderson, and John Goldingay. He currently is an adjunct history professor at Antelope Valley College, and resides in Palmdale with his wife, Jaimie, and their five children Clover, Paisley, Ember, Soren and Gideon.

  • JAIMIE STEPRO   

    Community Pastor, worship, liturgy & communications

    Jaimie was born and raised in the Antelope Valley. She spent many years studying classical piano and began worship leading and song writing when she was 17. Her passion is to help people discover and enjoy the over abundant grace and love that is waiting for them in Jesus.  In addition to her husband Noah, parents Char & Bill, and sister Jana, her greatest influences have been theologians John Stott, C.S. Lewis, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Ben Witherington III, Tim Keller, and Walter Bruggeman, as well as her counselor Bonnie Chisholm, her piano teacher Agnes Kim, and mentor and friend Holly Wehde (Co-Founder of Trades of Hope). Musically she's been inspired by Coldplay, Chris Stapleton, Sigur Ros, The Cardigans, Nora Jones, The Beatles, The Judds, Taylor Swift and Radiohead to name a few. She is thankful to be living life and working out her faith alongside Noah and their five children, Clover, Paisley, Ember, Soren and Gideon. Jaimie blogs at www.thepianoforte.blogspot.com

  • CODY URBAN   

    Community Pastor

    Cody thoroughly enjoys communication, sharing information, and telling stories to build up, stir up, and cheer up his audience. After seven plus years working in the news industry, he now tells video stories for Learn4Life, an organization with the slogan "Change Your Story." His passion in ministry is for outreach and social justice - whether it be simply cleaning up illegal dumping or feeding the homeless. He loves to see wrongs set right, the down and out lifted up and blessed. Connecting with people, forming teams, and strategizing to accomplish a mission for the sake of God’s Kingdom all energize him to no end. He and his wife pastor Tribe; a neighborhood church of families built to bless families. He has been influenced by CS Lewis, Graham Cooke, Rabbi Lazer Brodi, friend Geoff Pitman, and a number of other pastors such as Mark & Anne Stapleton and Noah Stepro. He currently lives in Palmdale with his wife Heather, and sons Lysander and Stellan.

  • Heather urban    

    community pastor

    Heather Urban is a Community Pastor of The Tribe (a Kairos Community Neighborhood Church). She is currently working as an American Sign Language Interpreter for both Antelope Valley College and Cal State Northridge. Her desire is to help people see God’s beauty in the world, in themselves, and to discover it herself. She loves to travel and look at photography of natural things, and experience art. She also loves to indulge in new cultures and notice the traditions and customs God has woven into their lives, as well as share that with other people. Her passion is for others to experience the beautiful reality of who God is through what He has made. Her major influences are Mark & Anne Stapleton (directors of the Spiritual Enrichment Camp), C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Bill Bryson (A Short History of Nearly Everything), National Geographic, Survival class with Jewish teacher Gabe Goldman, her family and their sense of adventure. She currently lives in Palmdale with her husband Cody, and sons Lysander Stellan.

  • haley joe rothman

    youth directorCHILDREN'S MINISTRY


  • BILL WALKER   

    Community Pastor, TRINITY 

    Bill Walker earned his Bachelor’s degree from Hope University International. He founded and pastored Olive Branch Christian Church in Littlerock for 20 years with his wife, Char, and merged the congregation with Kairos Community a few years ago. He feels God has called him to take a step “outside the box” in faith. Bill has a heart to equip churches in the simplicity yet vitality of New Testament truths and practices. As a Pastor of Kairos, his passion is to pursue his personal growth in the grace and knowledge of Jesus, to make and mentor disciples of Jesus, and to assist in equipping the church for the work of ministry. A few of his greatest influences are his youth pastor from high school, Charles Spurgeon, and CS Lewis. Currently Bill and his wife Char are pastoring a thriving and vibrant Kairos Neighborhood Church in the retirement community Rancho Village of Palmdale. Bill and Char currently reside in the small country town of Pearblossom, and have 8 children, 20 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

  • KAREN HERMAN

    Community Pastor, CHEF

    Karen is the Community Pastor of Chef (a Kairos Community Neighborhood Church in West Palmdale). She is currently a secretary at Cottonwood Elementary. Her passion in ministry is to share God’s grace and mercy through life’s deepest hurts. She has completed a year long Biblical course on “Caring for People God’s Way” and “Biblical Grief Counseling” and continues to search and study His truths to be able to walk alongside those who are hurting. Karen feels grateful and privileged to be able to share her life with others who  are struggling with the things she has faced, and believes wholeheartedly that God is bigger than any struggle or circumstance. Her greatest influences are her Grandma Pearl and childhood pastor Henry Greene. Both taught her to be bold in her faith, see the good in the world around her, and be available when needed at God’s timing and leading. She currently lives in Palmdale and loves spending time with her three beautiful grandsons, as well as several “adopted” grand kids at both church and the school where she works.