Our Leadership

Our leadership is made up of an elected General Board responsible for governing and providing oversight for the church's affairs.  With the results of our June 9th Congregational Meeting, the following is our 2019-2020 Board of Directors effective July 1st - 


  • Board Chair - Clint Sanford
  • Vice Chair - Dave Bayer
  • Treasurer - Jennifer Clark
  • Secretary - Sue Price
  • Financial Secretary - Verlene Beard
  • Assistant Financial Secretary - Erin Stone
  • Trustee Chairperson - Allan Graves

Appointed to the Board

  • Elder Chairperson - Daniel Cote'
  • Deacon Chairperson - Dennis Hadley
  • CWF (Christian Women's Fellowship) Chairperson - Lynn Koenig
  • Oktoberfest Chairperson - Jennifer Cote'


Our Elders, alongside the Pastor, minister to the needs of the church family, administer Communion, oversee and pray for all, and minister to the Pastor and their family.  The current Elders are:

  1. Ginni Stensland
  2. Tootie Marcum
  3. Lynn Koenig
  4. Julie Bersin 
  5. Jon Koenig
  6. Daniel Cote', Chairperson
  7. Ric Dettwyler
  8. Cara Zitzelberger
  9. Marcus Clark
  10. Dale Mathews

If you are home-bound or in a care facility and would like communion served to you where you are, please contact the office at 503-873-6620 or e-mail so it can be arranged.


Our Diaconate is a group of volunteers who serve in practical ministries such as greeting, serving Communion and receiving Offerings.  

And ...

Led and Guided by our amazing and loving Pastor - Steve Knox

  •     Church Secretary - Cindy Schmidt
  •     Keeper of the House - Libby Bordewich
  •     Lay Minister to Seniors - Cherry Hoffman
  •     Children's Ministry Leader (K-5th) - Joe Dyer
  •          Children's Church  for K-4th - Joe Dyer and Helpers
  •          2nd Hour Children's Time (age 2 thru 5th Grade), Music and Bible-themed lessons - Joe Dyer and Helpers
  •   Youth Ministry Leader ( Chi Rho for 6th-8th; CYF for 9th-12th) - Gail Frassenei  
  •   2nd Hour Adult Discussion - Varied spiritual/discipleship topics with various leaders.  The "Inbetweeners" group is led by Sarah Elder (in the Pastor's Office).  Other Adult Discussion with varied topics meets in the Fireside Room.  
  • Praise Team Leader - Gail Frassenei
  • Communion Preparation - Allan & Sheila Graves
  • Flowers - Mary Wrolstad & Friends
  • Media & Sound Crew - Steve Hensley, Cara Zitzelberger, Angelo, Sam, Ryan, Sarah, and Connor.
  • Pew Packets  for the Children - Kathy Lamoreaux
  • Nursery/Toddler Care - under the leadership of Sandi Hadley-White and Cara Zitzelberger
  • Coffee Minute Organizer - Cordie Brown
  • Espresso Cart Coordinators - our  High School Youth
  • Christian Women's Fellowship Leader - Lynn Koenig
  • Women's Bible Study/Discussion Group Leader - Judy Kassell
  • Oktoberfest Chairperson - Jennifer Cote'
  • Christmas Bazaar Chairs - Heather Brock and Lynn Koenig     

And ...

We appreciate those who lead our 

  • Bible Studies, 
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry, 
  • Senior Lunch Bunch, 
  • those who volunteer to be greeters,
  • those who volunteer to cover "coffee/chat time" with treats and beverages,
  • those who help "flower up" the worship area ...
  • as well as those who step up to do "Kid Time" during the service as well.  

These groups exist so we may connect with and support each other.  Come join!