We’re excited to recognize and thank The Ager Family! They have been part of the Canyon Springs community since 2008, and wow have they helped out in just about every way possible!

Learn more about the great work that God has the Agers doing below.

What Ministry / Group do you Volunteer With?

Hospitality: Entire family
Children’s Ministry, including teaching/helping in Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Awana, and Christmas program: Cyndi, Alicyn, Emily, Natily & John Jr.
Mission trips to Haiti: John, Alicyn, & Emily
Sarah’s Angels: John & Cyndi
Canyon Springs University: Cyndi, Alicyn & Emily
Women’s Retreat: Cyndi
Building, including cove renovations, VBS/Christmas Sets, general handyman repairs, and 4h of July Parade floats: John

When did you start coming to Canyon Springs?

September 2008

What made you decide to Volunteer?

Natily asked us if we could be a greeters when we first started attending Canyon Springs. Once we got started the more opportunities to serve we seeked.

What is your favorite part about Volunteering?

The smiles on the children’s faces and watching them grow-up.

Do you volunteer with other organizations, outside of Canyon Springs?

Girl Scout Leader: Cyndi
Girl Scouts: Alicyn, Emily, Natily

What purpose/value/feeling do you feel/gain/have when you are volunteering?

We feel it is where we should be and we are fulfilling God’s plan for us as individuals and as a family.

About You

Where were you born/raised?

John: Michigan outside of Detroit
Cyndi: Redlands, CA
Alicyn, Emily, Natily and John, Jr.: San Diego, CA

Favorite childhood memory?

Cyndi: Spending summers in Del Mar with my family.
John Jr.: Riding a bike with my dad around Mackinaw Island and it started raining on us.
Natily: When I was 3, I found the golden Easter egg I got to pick a prize. I picked Bunny ears!
Emily: Easter vacations in Florida
Alicyn: My 5th Birthday party when I got to play with slime and watch a magician.

What brought you to San Diego?

Cyndi: Summer vacations and college
John: Beach and work

What is your job/profession outside of Canyon Springs?

John: Construction
Cyndi: Financial Analyst
Alicyn: Childcare
Emily: Childcare and Soccer Ref
John, Jr.: Baseball Umpire


John and Cyndi have been married for 20 years and have four children. Alicyn 17, Emily 15, Natily 12 and John Jr. 12.

Stuff & Random Tidbits

What was your favorite cartoon as a kid?

Emily: Kim Possible
John, Alicyn and John Jr.: Sponge Bob
Cyndi: Chip and Dale

What is your favorite food / restaurant in San Diego?

John: Anything cooked at home
Cyndi: Lobster
Emily and Natily: Shrimp and Sushi
Alicyn: Potatoes

Who is your favorite sports team?

John & Alicyn: Denver Broncos

Where do you love to shop?

Natily: Forever 21, Fashion Q, Rue21 and Tilly’s
Cyndi: Costco
Alicyn: Marshalls

How many donut holes do you eat each week in the courtyard?

John: a few
Cyndi: 2 when there is Blueberry
Alicyn: zero lately
Emily: zero
Natily: 2 or 3
John Jr.: 3 on a slow day

Would you like to Volunteer?