Katherine Marshall, (Co-) Pastor

Pastor Kate is involved with children’s ministries and outreach.  She is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley and has served congregations in Oregon, Washington State and California.  Read more about Pastor Kate here.

Heather Paisar, Organist and Pianist

Heather is an inspiring organist and pianist with advanced degrees in organ performance, sacred music and musicology.  You can learn more about Heather here.

Lee Steward, Music Director and Choir Director

Lee is an experienced professional singer, teacher, coach and conductor.  He holds the Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Miami.  You can learn more about Lee here.

Bernt Hillesland, (Co-) Pastor

Pastor Bernt (pronounced Bear-nt, one syllable) is involved with worship and music and social ministry.  He is a graduate of Yale Divinity School in Connecticut and has served congregations in Washington State and California.  You can read more about Pastor Bernt here.  

Angela Ford, Children’s Choir Director

Angela Ford is a music educator, classically trained soprano and crossover artist / instrumentalist who has played in a variety of genres.  Angela also teaches voice and piano.  More information about Angela is here.

Denisse Figueroa, Office Manager

Denisse Figueroa is a community-engaged, ethically aware, and socially responsible individual who takes particular interested in human and animal rights. She graduated from San Jose State in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. She enjoys traveling and the outdoors, as well as partaking in local marathons.  Her current office hours are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9am-2pm.