Shining A Light On Hope


Trina Olson Keeny

Founder/Festival Director

"But the Lord is faithful, who shall establish you, and guard you from the evil one." 2 Thessalonians 3:3 ASV


Valerie Empson

Assistant Festival Director

I have been working with SonRise going into the 5th year.Β  I have volunteered...

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Laura Treantos

Hospitality Coordinator

She's been married to the same wonderful, Godly man since 1991 and has 2...

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Richard L. Spangle

Ministry Coordinator

He has worked for CBN since October 2003 and is a staff writer for


Jennifer Creasey

Social media / VIP Coordinator

Jenn is the Music Teacher at Greenbrier Enrichment Center & School for...


Brian A. Creasey

Operations Coordinator

Brian is from Virginia Beach. He has been surrounded by music all his life and has an...

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Glenn Waldschlager

Pastor / Security Director

Glenn, his Wife, Cheryl, and 2 children have lived in Virginia Beach for the...

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Sean G. Park

Festival Emcee

For more than 25 years Sean G. Park has been ministering to hundreds of thousands of people...

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Kim Bechtol

On Site Finance Manager

I am the Donations in kind Coordinator and On Site Festival Finance Manager for SonRise Ministries...

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Greg Mekkes

Media Coordinator

Subsequent responsibilities include arranging video display content for the festival...


Carol Kinsey

Volunteer Coordinator

Carol is a retired teacher of 45 years, teaching in North Carolina, New Jersey and...

Jannalee Mc Elligott

Janallee E McElligott

Co-On Site Galley/Volunteer Food Coordinator

Hello out there my sisters and brothers in Christ I am Janna McElligott , I’ve lived...


Moses David Jr.

Ministry Partner Coordinator

As an author, artist, producer, and motivational speaker, Moses David Jr.'s leadership...


Karyn Bristow

Assistant Volunteer Coordinator

I have been involved with SonRise Ministries since 2019.Β  I look forward to many more...