Brenda Swain

2nd Grade Teacher

Brenda was born and raised in Wisconsin. She and her sister grew up working and serving in their family’s restaurant along with all of the Etzel family. Growing up, Brenda enjoyed all sports and activities but focused on Cheer/Poms, Softball & Student Leadership in high school and played Golf in college.

Brenda came to know Jesus by a Jewish believer in Christ in Palm Beach, FL while doing an internship for college.

Shortly after her undergrad, Brenda went back to get her teaching credential & taught Middle School for 2 years.

She moved to San Diego in 2003, and worked in a private non-profit setting working with children/teens as The Children’s Programs/Camp Director for 12 years. These were some of the best years of her life knowing she was making an impact on hundreds of children/teens year after year!! Brenda has been a part of Rock Church since 2008 and raised her beautiful daughter up here to know, love & serve the Lord.  She has been involved in several ministries over the years but most recently was on staff as The Rock Thrift Store Manager/Pastor since 2018.

Brenda is married to a wonderful strong God fearing leader/business owner & they have an amazing blended family of 4 young adult children. Brenda is super excited & blessed to come back to one of her first loves & passions of working with children! She is honored to be able to help shape the next generation in a Godly, loving environment alongside the phenomenal Rock Academy Team!!