OUR Team

  • Barry and Heather Orzalli



    Barry and Heather have lived in Alaska since 1983.  He and his wife, Heather, have been active in leading many aspects of ministry to include adult, teen, worship, children’s, women’s and men’s ministry since 1997.  Barry has been a licensed minister with the International Pentecostal Holiness Church since 1999.  Barry and Heather along with their three children joined Real Life Church in 2005.  In 2008, Barry was asked to step into the Lead Pastor role. The Orzalli family enjoys the great Alaskan outdoors and spending time with family and friends. 

  • Eddie and Ella Presnull



    Eddie, his wife Ella and daughter moved from liberty Texas 2 years ago to answer the “Call” to come minister in Alaska. They joined our ministry team in 2016 and now serve as Youth Pastors. They enjoy family time, fishing and ATV riding. They love seeing lives changed through the power of Jesus Christ.

  • Ella Presnull



    Ella has a heart for kids. She joined the Real Life leadership in 2016 and now serves  leading our kid's department.

  • Gordon and Corie DeVries



    Along with his wife Corie and family have lived in Alaska  and been a part of RLC. They enjoy family time camping and riding ATV’s in the great Alaska outdoors. Gordon fills the role of Elder and is a part of our teaching team. He leads with a passion in sharing his experience with Jesus and seeing people come into having a relationship with Jesus.   

  • Phil and Jean Sargent



    Phil, his wife Jean and family have lived in Alaska for over 20 years. Phil and Jean have been married for over 30 years. (So they know a thing or two). They have been at RLC for over 5 years and currently serve in Life Group Ministry and Worship Ministry. Phil Also fills the role of Elder and loves to serve where he is able.

  • R Dean and Jessyca Durham



    Dean and Jessyca fell in love with Alaska when stationed at Elmendorf in 2009. When Dean retired from the USAF, they headed straight back to Alaska and settled in Palmer. They are raising their family here and are an active part of Real Life Church.

  • Randy and Pam Durham



    In 2022 Randy and Pam were able to sell their business and home in south Florida and make that lifetime move to Palmer, AK.  Pam, our administrator,  was a director of abortion recovery in a pregnancy center and ran the office of their water treatment company before moving to Alaska.