Staff and Leaders at Horizon Church Jaco

Daniel & Sarah Barrett

Daniel Barrett and his wife, Sarah, are church planting missionaries in Jaco, Costa Rica. They have three children: Thomas (9), Jacob (7), and Micah (2).

Rye Bell

Rye and his wife Becky are missionaries to Costa Rica serving alongside a number of area mission programs.  Becky is a gifted teacher and mentor in women’s ministry. Rye was born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee and committed his life to Christ at an early age.  His walk with the Lord became focused while attending…


Gabriel grew up in San José, Costa Rica.  While living there, he taught Sunday School and ministered at La Reforma and San Sebastian prisons. In 2003, he received a Conversational English degree from UNED State University (Universidad Estatal a Distancia).

Lauren Draus

Lauren Draus grew up in the United States in the state of Pennsylvania. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Criminal Justice. In addition, Lauren also has a masters degree in elementary education with a specialty in special education. She worked in the inner city of New York for 3 years before…

Donny Al

Donny Al was originally born in Dallas, Texas, at the age of 3 moved to Costa Rica with his parents Donald & Fina. Since the age of 7 he began playing keyboard and joined his first worship team when he was 9. Starting high school at the age of 13 he taught himself how to…