Our TEAM

  • Brent Heddin

    lead pastor

    Brent is married to Dianne and they have two children.  Brent was born in New Mexico, raised in west Texas before coming to Farmington in 1995.  He attended both New Mexico State University and Southwestern Assemblies of God University earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in Bible.  Brent and Dianne founded Desert Heights Church in March of 2003. Brent loves to help people know and understand Scripture so that they can grow in their faith in Jesus.


    Contact Brent: brent@desertheightschurch.com

  • Joshua Valdez

    Associate Pastor

    Josh was born in Shiprock, New Mexico and raised in Farmington, New Mexico. He holds two degrees from Bob Jones University: a Bachelor of Arts in Bible with a History minor, and a Master of Divinity. Josh’s desire is for the furthering of God’s Kingdom through the equipping of God’s people. He is passionate about expository preaching, theological instruction, and personal discipleship. He serves Desert Heights Church by leading DHC Youth, overseeing the Equipping Classes, teaching and preaching. Josh writes regularly about life, theology and ministry on his blog which can be read here.


    Contact Josh: josh@desertheightschurch.com

  • Camille Cathey

    Children's ministry Director

    Camille is married to Greg Cathey and they have three boys. Camille is from Bloomfield, New Mexico and currently resides in Farmington, New Mexico. She has a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Elementary Education from the University of New Mexico. She is currently working on a certificate in Children's Ministry through Kidmin Academy. Camille's passion is to lead children to a place where they see their need for a Savior. 


    Contact Camille: camille@desertheightschurch.com

  • Dianne Heddin

    Executive Administrator

    Dianne is married to Pastor Brent. They have two children. Brennen who loves the outdoors and Bethanie who loves dance. Dianne was raised in Bloomfield, New Mexico. She has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from the University of New Mexico. Dianne 's desire for the people of Desert Heights is that they would not only be saved, but like the apostle Paul said in 1 Timothy 4, train themselves and be devoted to reading, preaching and teaching.


    Contact Dianne: dianne@desertheightschurch.com


  • Candice weaver

    nursery director

    Candice is married to Chaz Weaver. They have four children, Noah, Tyson, Milani and Sarai. Candice was born and raised in Farmington, New Mexico.  She attends San Juan College and is earning a degree in Dental Hygiene. She serves DHC by making sure that the babies are taken care of while the adults enjoy the service.  "Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.” ~Colossians 3:23

  • Liz Coffman

    Womens ministry director

    Liz is married to Josh Coffman and has one son. Liz was born in Dayton, Ohio but has lived in Farmington, New Mexico since 1991. She graduated with her nursing degree from San Juan College in 2003. Liz desires to serve the Lord with her whole heart  and show people the immense value and purpose they can have in Christ.


    Contact Liz: liz@desertheightschurch.com