Our Pastor - The Rev. Veronica Smith: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A brief biography of Pastor Veronica Smith and her husband can be found at: pastorwedding.

 

 

Pastor Veronica and her husband welcomed son Harry in May of 2016!

   

Our Office Manager - Beth Friesner: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Beth Friesner is the newest member of our staff, starting with us in May, 2016. Beth was raised in Bellevue and grew up in Surrey Downs, so is very familiar with this community.

 

Our Music Director - David Ash: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.g

David Ash received an AB in English Literature from Georgetown University and a MA in Liturgical Music with an emphasis in Music Composition from Santa Clara University. David was a Music and/or Liturgy Director for several parishes in the Seattle Archdiocese over a span of 17 years before serving Grace Lutheran for two years as an accompanist. He has composed, along with his wife Laura, three albums of liturgical music, a series of music for Advent Lessons and Carols, and many other liturgical songs and psalms. Laura and David also have songs published with Oregon Catholic Press and have composed music for many dance offerings of Betsey Beckman's The Dancing Word series.

Haiku for Catholics is one of a dozen gift books of humorous gift books that David has published. His latest project was as co-composer with Laura of the musical "Grace on the Margins," a social justice musical exploring the pressing issues of our time, produced by the Intercommunity Peace and justice Center. And he is still trying to finish that novel he's been working on for three years!

 

Congregational Council Members

 

Kris Brown

 

Ruth Dodge - Secretary

 

Marilyn Hansen

 

Chester Haugland

 

Eva Mader - Vice President

 

Sarah Peterson - President

 

Betty Reimer

 

Ron Ryan

 

Treasurer: Danna Anderson

 

Financial Secretary: Merrilee Kipfer