Our Team

Meet Our Pastors

Steve Ruetschle

Senior Pastor

Phil Church

Minister of Worship and Creative Arts

Rick Noling

Minister of Administration

Nate Salinas

Associate Pastor of Ministries

Meet Our Team

Alex Gorshe

Technical Assistant

Brian Castaneda

Director of Youth Ministries

Carol Means

Children & Family Ministry Coordinator

Carrie Peeples

Youth Ministry Coordinator

Daphne Parker

Director of Children & Families

Eddie Gilbert

Ministry Host

Jessica Marshall

Bookkeeper

Joshua Erickson

Ministry Host

Karen Carroll

Adult Ministry & Contributions Coordinator

Laura VanderGiessen

Worship Team Program Director

Lori Uhl

Senior Pastor Coordinator

Lorraine Prather

Publication Coordinator

Maddie Brown

Outreach Ministry Coordinator

Mai Anh Hall

Communications Manager

Mark Evensen

Ministry Host

Melissa Pearson

Early Childhood Director

Myra Gassner

Facility Manager

Nick Lind

Student Worship Leader

Nicole Flennaugh

Filmmaker/Storyteller

Sarah Salove

Helping Hands Director

Sheri Schlief

Outreach Director

Travis Cibolski

Technical Arts Director

Meet Our Volunteer Leaders

Alan Mitchell

Ushers & Greeters

Buzz Strott & Jon Nicholson

Men’s Morning Watch

Carrie Peeples

Reconciliation

Dania Behrens

Sunset Moms

Jim Abdie

Communion

Jim Walcutt

Financial Assistance

John Cage

Security & Safety

Kristen Gustafson

Pack the Pack

Lori Uhl

Women’s Bible Study & Jump4joy

Lynn Moore

Small Groups, Assimilation, & Prayer

Cheryl Hoy & Charlotte Douglas

Congregational Care

Mike Hildenbrand

Global Outreach

Tina Rust

Christmas Outreach

Yukiko Flennaugh

Racial Justice

Meet Our Session

Our Session is the ruling body of the church, and each Session member has been ordained as Elders at Sunset. If you would like to connect with our Session, please contact them at session2022@sunset.church.

Bruce Hanna

Chris George

Dennis Kviz

Doug Morris

Jennifer Um

John Franklin

John Griffiths

Kent Richards

Randy Johnson