Meet the Staff

Lighthouse Staff

Marcus & Starr Ellington

Sr. Pastors

Mandy Evans

Services Director / Pastoral Care Director

Shane Parker

J12 Director

Brittany Phalen

Logistics Director

Steven James

Worship Director

Daniel Murillo

Leadership Development Director

Amy Andreasen

Nursery Director


Marcus and Starr Ellington

Senior Pastor

Marcus Ellington serves as the Sr. Pastor of Lighthouse, a Foursquare Church in San Clemente, CA. The mission of Lighthouse is “Connecting People to their calling.” This is accomplished by REACHING people where they are, TEACHING them who they are in Christ and RELEASING … Read More


Daniel Murillo

Leadership Development Director

Daniel is passionate about discipling people and developing them into powerful and fruitful leaders. He believes that in order to reach the world it is necessary to reach the one. Daniel enjoys playing the guitar and spending time with his family as often as possible. … Read More


Brittany and Stephen Phalen

Logistic Coordinator | Tech and Media Director

Besides enjoying frequent walks on the beach Brittany and Stephen love talking their two kids to Disneyland. Brittany currently serves at Lighthouse as the logistics director (a fancy term for making sure that things happen the way they are supposed to). Brittany additional … Read More


Shane Parker

J12 Director

Shane Parker is the J12 director at Lighthouse church. J12 reaches kids ages 4-12, and stands for Jesus at the age of 12. The Bible says that Jesus, even at the young age of 12, was all about doing His Father's business; or in other words, doing the will of His Father … Read More