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Kevin and Janet George

Kevin and Janet George reside just south of Gaston and began attending WVC a year after it's beginning. With their marriage milestone surpassing 30 years, and have been blessed with three wonderful children, two amazing son-in-laws and six gem grand-babies. All are part of the Wapato family.  The Georges like to travel, be it a jaunt to the coast or a week of exploring Oregon's back roads.  The Georges love utilizing their gifts of service, hospitality, organization, and counseling in the church and the community.

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Greg and Karen Fordyce

Greg and Karen have served in different ways over their years at Wapato. Greg and Karen are passionate about discipleship within our church, turning those who attend Wapato and nonbelievers into fully into fully devoted followers of Christ.  Greg and Karen are celebrating being retired, 40 years of marriage, and life as grandparents. They consider living in Gaston, surrounded by family and friends, a tremendous blessing!
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Rob and Susan Dixon

Rob and Susan have been a part of Wapato since Fall 2006. Rob enjoys his general duties as an elder and particularly oversees the Men’s Ministry. Rob’s passion is the practical application of the Word and encouraging others to grow as disciples using their God-given talents. Susan and Rob both “retired” in July 2018. Rob now serves as the part-time Administrative Pastor for Wapato and Susan is involved on the Women’s Ministry Team. Scattered around the country they have three grown daughters, one son-in-law, and a precious granddaughter.

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Josh and Laura Morgan

Josh is our Pastor of Discipleship. He and Laura have been married for 14 years and have three cute little daughters. Josh and Laura met while attending the same church she grew up in, Sandy Baptist Church. Prior to coming to Wapato, Josh was a youth pastor at Sandy Baptist Church and ministered there for about 9 years. Laura has worked for human services for almost 13 years. They both really enjoy doing little things with their family, as in hiking, camping, and biking. Laura loves to research, buy, grow, make, and/or cook healthy, all-natural foods, soaps, and other household products. Josh loves coffee and conversation, the study of biblical theology, and playing basketball and ultimate. They both have a passion to see their kids become followers of Jesus, and have a living and vibrant relationship with Him. They have recently bought a house in Forest Grove, and have enjoyed settling into life here at Wapato over the past 2 years.

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Scott and Lori Anderson

Scott and Lori have been married for 11 years and live in Forest Grove with their son. Lori started attending Wapato in the fall of 2000 and Scott joined her when they started dating in 2005. Together they have been leading Life Groups at Wapato, teaching Sunday School, going on mission trips, preaching, teaching and serving others. Lori enjoys running, scrapbooking and gardening. Scott plays games and rides dirt bikes. They love camping and hiking as a family.

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Tom & Tami Engle

Tom and Tami Engle came to Wapato Valley Church shortly after moving to the area 14 years ago. Tom is techie. Tami loves books and animals. They love getting out to the coast or up to the mountains, hiking or simply taking in the glories of the Oregon countryside with their four kids and any friends they loop into the fun. Be sure to say hello, you'll catch them visiting long after church services end.

The Engles are currently on Sabbatical.
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Jonathan & Kendra Daugherty

Jonathan and Kendra Daugherty have been married for over 2 years, and they live in Beaverton with their miniature poodle puppy. Jonathan is the Youth Pastor, and has served in youth ministry for about 7 years, while Kendra has served for the past 3 years. They have both returned to Wapato where they originally spent their middle and high school years. They are passionate about leading youth in their daily walk with Christ. Collectively they have been on mission trips to Mexico, Haiti, New Mexico, and India, and more is on the horizon. Kendra enjoys photography, reading, and going to the coast. Jonathan loves the outdoors, coffee, and spending time with friends.