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California - Napa


SUM Napa

SUM Napa is located at Hillside Christian Church. Hillside exists to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. By combining Hillside's passion for discipleship, with SUM Napa's excellence in education, students will experience relational mentorship and practical hands on ministry training while receiving an accredited education. We believe in our students and we are excited to help launch the next generation of leaders out into this world.

Here is what sets Hillside Christian Church apart:

  • Global Missions Emphasis: Shared campus with Global Passion Ministries
  • Local Outreach Emphasis
  • Relational Leadership Development 
  • Strategic Discipleship 
  • Our school is located in the beautiful NAPA VALLEY!

Visionary Leadership


USA - CA - Napa - Hillside Christian Church - Visionary Leader - Eric Daniels

Eric Daniel started pastoring Hillside in October of 2002. Under his leadership, God has grown the church by 450 people. He has a passion to see people put their faith in Christ and receive the Holy Spirit. He has proven himself faithful as a husband to his wife, Angela, and as the father of four beautiful children. Pastor Eric is known for his intimacy with Christ, confidence, willingness to learn, and his ability to empower other leaders.


Cohort Advisor


USA - CA - Napa - Hillside Christian Church - Cohort Advisor - Tyler Lowe

Tyler Lowe has served in ministry for over 13 years. He has a passion for mentorship and reaching the lost. He has a desire to disciple students, help cultivate their gifts and launch them into their calling. He has assisted with a church plant in South Sacramento, has served a team that has launched student outreaches around the world, been a worship director and life coach, and has led internships throughout the years. He and his family moved here because they believe in S.U.M. and in launching future leaders. His wife, Kara is also a gifted worship leader and graphic designer, who has a heart for college age students and young married couples. They were married in 2007, and now have two sons, Jonah and Barrett (Bear).


Contact Information

Hillside Christian Church
100 Anderson Road
Napa, CA 94558
United States

Phone: (707) 255-3036

Cohort Launch: Fall 2016-17