We’re here to serve by the grace of God
Our church has been blessed with a committed group of individuals that are eager to serve and equip our Atonement family in reaching out with His love to others.
I was privileged to be raised in a Christian home but never thought I would enter pastoral ministry … until that thought jetted into my thoughts at a high school play cast party of all things. That led to years of schooling both in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Barb and I, who were high school sweethearts,..Read more
I grew up as one of those pastor’s kids who said he wasn’t going to be a pastor. In my teen years I pursued excitement in the outdoor playground of the Pacific Northwest through skydiving, bungee jumping, snowboarding, rock climbing, cliff diving, and more. However, these paled in comparison to the thrill of seeing a..Read more
I like to consider myself something of a Midwesterner, who has lived more than half my life in the Puget Sound region, and loved it. Although my father, maternal grand- and great-grandfathers, brother and sister have been involved in some degree of ministry or medical missions, God allowed me to develop a shepherd’s heart more..Read more
My mother died when I was only 6 and my Dad remarried when I was 8. I grew up in a home that went to church, but I would not have called it a “Christian” home. I left home at 17 and turned my back on God. I joined the Army and, after training, got..Read more
I was raised on a farm in south central Georgia, the oldest of seven kids. I took piano lessons from age 6 through college where I received my degree in Piano Performance, Thomas Edison State University. I greatly enjoy serving with music and bringing out the talent of those I work with. Some of my..Read more