We would like to introduce you to our team here at NSC...
Pastor, Iglesia el Camino
Michael was raised in Mexico City, Mexico. His wife Vicki was a missionary kid in Japan, before moving to Seattle. Michael has a B.A. in Sociology from Saint Mary’s University and a Master’s in Ministry from Cascade Bible College. Michael and Vicki have planted two different Spanish Language Churches, one in Seattle and the other in Mexico. Now after 15 years serving in Mexico as missionaries, Michael and Vicki have returned to the Northwest where they are looking forward to starting Iglesia el Camino, another Hispanic church. Vicki is working as a substitute teacher and their three daughters, Rebeca, Rachel and Sara are all enrolled at Edmonds Community College. You can learn more about their ministry at www.ielcamino.com
Barry was born in Wisconsin, but at a young age moved to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He has served churches in Canada and the United States. He originally came to Seattle to attend graduate school at the University of Washington. Barry served as a United States Navy Chaplain for 25 years. Barry and his wife Barb have three adult children: Sean, Ryan and Scott. North Sound Church grew out of a desire to see a life transforming community in Southwest Snohomish County that is externally-focused, culturally-relevant, and Spirit-empowered.
Pastor, Worship Arts
Pastor Allan Skoog has served in local church ministry for over 25 years. Allan brings a deep dedication to sharing the Good News with those who have not yet become follows of Jesus Christ. As Pastor of Worship Ministries at North Sound Church, Allan assists the congregation in events that touch the lives of those in our community and leads the congregation in worship. Allan has a rich background as a Worship Pastor and producer of major productions. In addition to his responsibilities at North Sound, Allan leads the eighty-voice Mosaic Choir, a community group composed of participants from 23 different local churches. Allan and Kathie have three girls and five grandchildren!
Pastor, Congregational Care
Mark Morrison has served as a pastor to churches in Bothell, Snohomish and Edmonds since 1977. In addition to his role at North Sound Church, Mark leads Shepherd Ministries which has a heart to reach out to those who are without a church home. He also ministers to students at UW – Bothell, and invests time in bringing encouragement to pastors. Mark has been married to Judi for 35 years. They have four children and five grandchildren.
Pastor, Community & Outreach
Pastor of Holy Trinity Edmonds
Ryan was born and raised in Edmonds, going to school here and being involved in the community his whole life. His wife, Emily grew up on Whidbey Island. They have been married 10 years and have twin daughters, Evie & Ella. Ryan and Emily came to North Sound Church after working with young people in the Edmonds area for the last decade. They enjoyed the past 4 years they had working with the youth and young adults at NSC. They have now planted Holy Trinity Edmonds, an Anglican church meeting in the North Sound Church sanctuary. The goal is to provide community that is real and honest. "We believe that being able to be honest and vulnerable with ourselves will allow us to have honest relationships with one another as well as with our Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ." Come and join us in our pursuit, as we all grow in our relationship with Jesus. For more, visit HolyTrinityEdmonds.com.
John brings 37 years of experience working with churches all over the Pacific Northwest as a church architect and consultant with an emphasis on long range strategy. His personal involvement with previous ministry positions has included: small group leader, discipleship, missions, elder, men's ministry, leadership development and assimilation. His deep passion is discipleship, helping the growing to grow and experiencing the presence of Jesus daily. John, along with his wife Jean and their 4 daughters have made 25 trips to the country of Ukraine over the last 18 years. John and Jean love spending time with their daughters, son-in-laws, friends, activities close to the water and Puget Sound!
After spending her childhood years in California, Kerry moved to Edmonds at the age of 13 and has never looked back. She is married to Paul and they have one son, Cole. Kerry has a diverse background including civil service, children’s ministry and real estate. She graduated from Northwest University with a bachelor’s in Pastoral Ministries. She is energized through creativity and having fun. Paul works in the technology field and loves to think and operate “outside of the box”. Kerry and Paul share a passion to see lives transformed through the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and a desire to see young people live into the fullness of who God created them to be.
Sue comes to North Sound Church with over 10 years of experience working as an Administrative Assistant for a Children's Pastor at a local church. She has been teaching dance to kids in the Edmonds area for over 30 years at Barclay-Shelton Dance Center. Sue helps out with Club Grub on Sunday mornings and her husband, Kevin, is on the media team, helping run sound for the services. They have two children and three grandchildren. Sue loves to garden, craft, camp and especially loves to take care of her grandkids!
Helen Zielke came to North Sound Church through the sponsoring congregation, Northshore Baptist Church, in Bothell. She has served in a number of ministries at Northshore including Choir, Christmas Dessert Theatre, Wellspring PM Bible Study, Apples of Gold, and WOW ministries. She and her husband, Darrell, who serves on the North Sound Church board, have been involved from the birthing stage of North Sound Church. Helen has been an administrative assistant for two different CPA firms. Her interests and hobbies include the following: spending quality time with her two teenage grandchildren, David and Kathryn, daughter Debbie and her husband, Eric, reading, scroll woodworking, gardening, cooking and quilting.
Lis’ passion is to see the next generation engage with the Kingdom of God. She spent over 20 years in Christian education, and is thrilled to work with the children of North Sound Church. Lis has her Masters Degree in Intercultural Education from Bethany Global University, in which she focused on the next generation and the church. She loves helping young people grapple how to make faith work with ‘feet on the ground’. And she has an active leadership role in the prayer movement in Washington State. Both Lis and her husband Roy are from Europe, and have 4 children, Sharon, Nicole, Gwen and Trevor.
404 Bell Street
Edmonds, WA 98020
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