Stefanie Kelly

Stefanie Kelly is an ashamed Christian, military wife, and musician. She is the mother of two cats: one over 20 pounds and the other requiring daily injections…

As a musician, Stefanie’s style is an eclectic mix of Pop, Jazz and Rock. Classically trained in
voice and piano with a rich history of jazz studies, her original music chronicles the life story of a
believer who still struggles, but daily finds hope in the Lord.

After graduating from the Berklee College of Music, Stefanie continued her career in
composing, producing, touring, worship and musical direction. Currently, she is the
Worship Pastor at Ridgecrest Calvary Assembly of God (RCA Church) where she relocated with her USMC husband, and previously served as Worship Pastor at Rock Church in San Diego. She has released 5 original recordings (, and re-launched her non-profit organization, Smiling Heart Ministries (a 501-C3), which donates music of hope to the hurting (

Some of her career highlights have included performances with Josh Groban, Natalie Cole, David Foster, Israel Houghton, Smokey Robinson, Rebecca St. James, Ralph Carmichael, and Nate Morton (the Voice). Stefanie was also featured as a solo artist at Billy Graham’s Albany, NY crusade.