Our Staff

  1. Paul Bagai
    Paul Bagai
    Head Pastor
    FAMILY- Marianne-Wife, Daughters- Jadyn (14) and Ashlyn (12) WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR FREE TIME? Spend time with family. FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT- Thai Garden STARBUCKS ORDER- Double espresso FAVORITE VERSE- Micah 6:8 WHAT GETS YOU EXCITED ABOUT MINISTRY? Building relationships, pointing people to Jesus and organizing service opportunities for people to be the love of Jesus.
  2. Ralph Hammer
    Ralph Hammer
    Music Director
    FAMILY- Linda-Wife, 4 children, 5 grandchildren WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR FREE TIME? I love the outdoors: fishing, hunting, camping, horseback riding FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT- Tre Pazzi in downtown Auburn STARBUCKS ORDER- Starbucks? No! Depoe Bay, YES!! A double expresso!! FAVORITE VERSE- John 1:1 and John 16:33 WHAT GETS YOU EXCITED ABOUT MINISTRY? Seeing and feeling God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit move through people to touch others bringing joy, peace and healing.
  3. Holly Krakover
    Holly Krakover
    Office Manager
    FAMILY- Husband Rob, Sons: Josh, Jacob & Ryan WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR FREE TIME? What’s free time? My boys keep me very busy, but I love every moment of it. FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT? La Fornaretta in Newcastle STARBUCKS ORDER? Pretty much whatever their seasonal drink is (Caramel anything) FAVORITE VERSE? Isaiah 41:10 WHAT GETS YOU EXCITED ABOUT MINISTRY? I love that my work can impact people’s lives on an eternal level. No matter how big or small the task is, everything we do here can affect the spiritual development of a person. And that is pretty exciting!
  4. Jackie Turner
    Jackie Turner
    FAMILY- Me, My Dog Jackson, My Cat Phileo WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR FREE TIME? Roller Derby, Laser Tagging, Indoor Skydiving, Songwriting, and Go Karting. FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT? Smokey Pit Barbecue STARBUCKS ORDER? Caramel Frappachino, Lemon Cake Slice FAVORITE VERSE? Isaiah 58:6-9 WHAT GETS YOU EXCITED ABOUT MINISTRY? Helping people learn the truth about Jesus. Discipling and mentor God's sheep. Going out into the world and loving the lost sheep. Being used by God to defy the odds because of the work of his hands. Most importantly the thought that every seed planted can reap a harvest of many being at the great banqueting table before the Lord.

Family- Husband Josh, Son James and dog Franklin.

What do you do in your free time? We like checking out local breweries, going on hikes, but most of the time we end up cleaning and doing projects around the house.

Favorite Local Restaurant- Brunch at Awful Annies.

Starbucks Order- Dutch Bros. Chai Tea Latte.

Favorite Verse- II Corinthians 12:9.

What gets you excited about ministry? I love showing kids a way of life and a hope they didn't know was possible. Christ is life!

Allison Lensing

Youth Coordinator