News from the Field

Lead Pastor Changes:

Woodinville Alliance Church in Woodinville, WA. Phil Strong stepped into his role as lead pastor on November 1st. He and his wife, Lynette, moved to Woodinville from the Leavenworth area of WA and have two grown children and five grandchildren.

Moses Lake Alliance Church in Moses Lake, WA. Jodi Bowser resigned as lead pastor; his last day was October 4, 2015. He and his family moved to Pennsylvania, where he is taking a new lead pastor role. The search process for a new lead pastor at Moses Lake Alliance will begin later this winter.

Scott Sinner; Mercer Creek Alliance Church in Ellensburg, WA. Scott and his wife, Kellie, moved to Ellensburg from northern California. They have two grown daughters.


Ordinations:

Trent Siverson; Community Outreach Pastor at North Seattle Alliance Church; Seattle, WA

Phil Strong; Lead Pastor at Woodinville Alliance Church in Woodinville, WA

Amy Guartuche; Children's Pastor at South Tongass Alliance Church in Ketchikan, AK

Scott Sinner; Lead Pastor at Mercer Creek Alliance Church in Ellensburg, WA


Other:

Crossroads Neighborhood Church in Bremerton, WA is gearing up to begin a formal search for a new lead pastor.

Quest, the annual retreat for middle-school students happened at Black Lake Bible Camp in Olympia, WA in mid-October. Over 300 students and staff spent the weekend playing together and learning about how God wants to free us from fear's deception.