Mountainside Team

The staff and leadership here at Solstice Church is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at

Staff & Leadership

  • Dave Peterson

    Lead Pastor

    Brian grew up near Washington D.C. where he worked in the business world for five years before moving to New Mexico and deciding to become a pastor. After attending seminary, Brian moved to Santa Fe where he planted Solstice Church.

  • Lyle Hartwell

    Associate Pastor

    Will moved to Santa Fe directly from Philadelphia, where he lived and worked until he was 22. Before moving, Riley led outreach programs on the streets of South Philly, working mostly with the homeless to provide them with food and other necessities.