Leadership

THE TEAM

We’re here to do life with you.

We are your encouragers.  Our vision is to serve you and to equip you for the journey ahead.  If you need someone to pray with, a listening ear, or guidance in your walk of faith, we are here.
James Baird

LEAD PASTOR

James dreams to “raise up the next generation of leaders” and he believes that with God anything is possible.

james@highlandsadventure.org

Steve Hopper

PARISH ASSOCIATE PASTOR

Steve is the kindest and wisest person you’ll ever meet.  He listens, cares, and is the ‘genuine article’.  His has a huge heart for building communities.

steve@highlandsadventure.org

Valerie Christiansen

ADMIN LEAD

Valerie emanates joy and wisdom. Her heart for others is her greatest strength and her greatest weakness.

valerie@highlandsadventure.org

Bill Luton

WORSHIP PASTOR

Bill has such an amazing energy and love for worship that shows.

bill@highlandsadventure.org

Sara Dobroth

FAMILY MINISTRY DIRECTOR

Sara has a passion for walking alongside kids, students, and their families as they discover the joy of following Jesus.

sara@highlandsadventure.org

Words to Live by
“…be fair to everyone, love mercy, and humbly obey your God.

Micah 6:8

THE sessioN

Elders

Our elders are a group of members elected by the congregation to prayerfully craft vision and lead the church.

TJ Durfee

FELLOWSHIP

Dan Rodriquez

SMALL GROUPS

Rick Shook

STEWARDSHIP

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Jan  Wiest

PERSONNEL

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Bruce Yodls

Hospitality

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Matt Danenhauer

OUTREACH

LEADERSHIP

Nominate an Elder

Leaders are the backbone of our church.  For a person to become a leader at Highlands Church, they must first be nominated by someone from the community.  

Thank you so much for taking the time to search your heart, mind and soul for the next person God is calling to serve at Highlands Church.

 

servant leaders

Deacons

Deacons serve in many ways. They help set up communion, lead the prayer team, call on members, and help arrange meals for those in need.

James & Mia Badua

ACTS  OF KINDNESS

Bob Shore

ACTS  OF KINDNESS

Michelle Wortner

CHAIR

Cathy Shook

MEALS MINISTRY

Geof Findley

PRAYER MINISTRY

LEADERSHIP

Nominate a Deacon

For a person to become a leader at Highlands Church, they must first be nominated by someone from the community.  That’s you!  Your confidential nomination will be received by the Nominating Committee, who will prayerfully consider each nominee.