As the Community Pastor of Lake Travis, Russ Walker preaches on Sundays and leads that amazing congregation and staff.  His love for city transformation keeps him prayer walking the Lake Travis area and finding ways to expand God’s Kingdom.  He also leads and teaches at our One Chapel College and Catalyst.  As well, he oversees the corporate aspects of all of our One Chapel Communities.

Favorite Movie: The Shawshank Redemption
Best Place To Eat In Austin: Hopdoddy
My Family: Married to Courtney with four kids: Mackenzie, Madison, Landon and Sheldon
Mountains Or Beach? Beach
Other Things Russ Likes: Reading, Writing, March Madness, Green Bay Packers, Tennis, Eating
A Passage Russ Loves: “Trust GOD from the bottom of your heart; don't try to figure out everything on your own.  Listen for GOD's voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he's the one who will keep you on track.  Don't assume that you know it all. Run to GOD! Run from evil!” Proverbs 3:5-7 (MSG)


Alecia manages Welcome, volunteer, community and member events at One Chapel Lake Travis (but not without the assistance of awesome volunteers), contributes to databases for Children’s Academy, One Chapel College, Mission trips, Catalyst, Tag and coordinates promotion and upkeep of the Lake Travis facility. She also makes sure employees are paid.

Favorite Movie: The Sound of Music
Best Place To Eat In Austin: Eddie V’s, Lee’s Almost at the Lake, Amy’s Ice Cream
My Family: Married to Kevin with two college girls, Rachel at Baylor and Kristin at UT Austin
Mountains Or Beach? Beach
Other Things Alecia Likes: Baking and partaking of the goods, Reading, Writing, Walking, and Watching the ‘Horns, the Bears and the Cowboys play football.
A Passage Alecia Loves: Whatever you do, work at it with all of your heart, as working for the Lord, not human masters … Colossians 3:23.


Hayden is good dude and we're pretty sure he has a kid. 

Brent Parsley
Kyle Community Pastor 

Brent serves One Chapel families as the NextGen pastor, where he leads by envisioning a unique family approach to discipleship for the next generation.

Brent served as the Student Ministries pastor at New Life Church in Colorado Springs for 10 years  and also played a primary role in launching Heartwork, a network of student ministries rescuing and providing care for orphans around the world. He has been a regular speaker at the Desperation Youth Conferences and you might find him speaking at retreats, conferences, and youth pastor training events around the country.

Brent is a graduate of Oral Roberts University with a degree in theology. He loves the local church and desires to see families united in serving God’s purpose in their generation. He also loves Macs, coffee, marketing and branding, music, waterskiing, books, youth and pop culture, and movies. Brent lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Maria, and their 3 kids, Aurora, Ewan, and Reese.

Rob Stennett

Rob has dedicated his life to telling stories. He is an award-winning author of novels The Almost True Story Of Ryan Fisher, The End Is Now, and Homemade Haunting. He has penned screenplays (his first novel was optioned) and stage plays. He was writer and producer on The Son Of God tour and has been the National Director of The Thorn for the last 10 years.

Rob is an accomplished film director who and his work includes award-winning documentaries (silver and bronze Telly Awards), short films, and commercials (5 time Addy winner) for political campaigns and national brands. As a part of the One Chapel pastoral team he shares God’s great story through crafting services, creating media content, and working with our leadership team.

His interests include pop culture, coffee, basketball, literature, and the greatest films of the 1970’s. In 2015 he moved to Austin with his wife Sarah and their four daughters, Julianna, Claire, Abigail, and Emma-Jane, to work with One Chapel.

Aimee Parsley

Aimee serves One Chapel alongside her husband, Ross, and she the leader over the women's ministry. She has a heart for women to understand their true identity in Christ and to equip, encourage, and empower them to fulfill their God given purpose in life. 

She graduated from Oral Roberts University with a degree in Psychology. At ORU she helped lead worship in chapel services, conferences, and on music missions teams during the summers. She fell head over heels in love with the director of her missions team, Ross Parsley, and married him in 1992.
Aimee led worship alongside her husband and in women's ministry for many years while in Colorado. She also led small groups and spoke at women's events. But her greatest achievement in life by far was giving birth to her five children: Zachary (the student—married to Misti), Taylor (the singer), Grace (the beauty), Ethan (the talker), and Owen (the passionate one). 

Kim Swafford
Pastoral Care

Kim grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and graduated from Auburn University.  After graduation she moved to Europe and ministered in England and Belgium with Teen Challenge from 1979-1982. In 1982 Kim married Dale.  They have two grown married sons and three grandchildren.  In 2008, Kim received her Master of Divinity and her M.A. in Biblical Studies.  

As a pastor at One Chapel Kim is motivated to communicate God’s word with the desire to show that knowing God is not difficult.  Her heart is to help others to know and love the Lord, and fulfill the purposes that God has for them.

Kim takes great delight in things created by hand.  When she can, Kim loves to create pottery, weave, sew, and garden.  She also likes to travel.