Our Team

We would like to introduce you to our team here at NSC...

Barry Crane

Barry Crane

Lead Pastor

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 the Deputy Region Chaplain for Navy Region Northwest. After 25 years of service, he retired in January 2014. 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.  

Allan Skoog

Allan Skoog

Pastor of Worship Ministries

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!

Helen Zielke

Helen Zielke

Administrative Assistant

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. 

Robin Munshaw

Robin Munshaw

Pastor of Community & Global Outreach

Robin and Dawnita came to North Sound Church with ministry experience serving in youth, college age, worship, and missions.  As Community Pastor, Robin is committed to see the church focus on making a difference here and around the world.  Our goal is to have everyone at North Sound Church utilize their passions and gifts for the  purpose making Jesus known in the Edmonds community and around the world.  Robin and Dawnita have three great boys: Josiah, Jadon, and Justus.

Becky Andersen

Becky Andersen

Worship Administrative Assistant

Becky is grateful for the opportunity to use her organizational skills to help in the Worship Department at North Sound Church. She also is excited to serve the Edmonds community through assisting in the Community Relations area. She and her husband, Steve, have three grown and married children and three grandchildren.

Ryan Brotherton

Ryan Brotherton

Church Planter

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 9 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 3 years they had working with the youth and young adults at NSC. They will now be preparing to plant a church in 2014. 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. 

Chris Chase

Chris Chase

Pastor of Visitation and Support

Chris Chase brings 22 years of YMCA Professional ministry to his call at North Sound Church. After serving 10 years as full time staff associate with Calvin Presbyterian Church in Shoreline, WA, Chris joined North Sound Church as Community Pastor in 2009. As of 2014, he is now Pastor of Visitation and Support for the NSC congregation and local community.

Chris has been married to Sandy for 41 years. Sandy recently retired after 20 years serving as Edmonds City Clerk. Their son Jeremy serves in Cambodia with wife, Maria and children Owen, Lucia and Jonas. Their other son, Ryan, is a teacher at Seattle Country Day School and with his wife Teresa, has a son, Hudson.

 

Emily Brotherton

Emily Brotherton

Administrative Assistant

Emily came to NSC with 10 years of administrative experience. She enjoys her role in Worship & Community Relations as graphic designer, website administrator, bulletin coordinator and assisting in various areas to help make Sunday mornings run smoothly! Emily is married to Ryan and in the fall of 2014, they will be planting a church out of NSC. They have twin daughters, Evie & Ella. Emily also loves leading worship and singing in and around the community. 

John Taylor

John Taylor

Director of Discipleship

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!

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Edmonds, WA 98020