Jeff and his wife Star were led to Adventure Community Church in 2005. Before coming here, the two served in Albania with Youth With A Mission for four years. As pastor, Jeff oversees the spiritual growth of those in the Adventure Church Community. His passion is to see all people growing in their relationship with God and their understanding of His Word, whether they are still seeking to know Christ or have been following Jesus for years. Jeff and his wife Star have five children. Family life is vital to them and they enjoy opportunities to connect as a family. They view their role as parents as the opportunity to help each of their children discover the fullness of who they were made to be in God’s story. Jeff loves the outdoors, hiking and hunting and going on adventures with his family and friends. He also enjoys gardening with his wife. Storytelling is another one of his passions - communicating God’s truth through captivating parables.
High School Youth Director
Dan, along with his wife Lindy and three children, have recently returned to the valley after living abroad in Tanzania where they served and began a small homes orphan ministry. Adventure Church has been a blessing to them as the mission-minded people share a heart for the nations. Dan has a passion to see this next generation set on fire for Jesus, declare truth, and see youth living in the freedom Christ speaks over them. Both he and Lindy are teachers at The Bear Creek School and are excited to bring their combined 20 years of experience working with students. Dan enjoys skiing, hiking, playing/coaching basketball, and cheering the Seahawks.
Middle School Youth Director
Jayden started attending Adventure in early 2014 and was hooked immediately. He met his wife, Amanda, here and they were happily married in 2017. Since then, the two have been serving in Middle School ministry and have loved using their unique upbringings and perspectives to help lead students to Jesus. They believe that no one's story is too dark or messy to be beyond salvation. Jayden works full time as a carpenter and leads Middle school youth at Adventure. He loves video games, active and extreme sports, art and anything involving weapons (responsibly, of course).
Children's Ministry Director
Star, Jeff and their family moved to Duvall in 2005. Visiting Adventure Community Church for the first time, with baby Daniel in their arms and his three older siblings downstairs in Sunday School, they knew this would be their new church home. Before coming here, they served in Albania with Youth With A Mission for four years. As Children's Director, Star seeks to support parents as they oversee the spiritual growth of their children (birth-5th grade). She works to build a team of volunteers who provide opportunities for children to engage in a growing relationship with God. Her passion is to raise up young people to know the heart and character of God as seen in His Word, the Bible, and to know who they are in Christ. She longs to see others experience a living, real, growing relationship with God and to engage in being on mission with Him. She wants children to experience listening to God and to follow Him in the Adventure! Jeff and Star have 3 adult children and 2 children in secondary school. Family life is vital to them and they love opportunities to connect as a family. Star enjoys volleyball, walks, gardening, playing board games, nummy food, and relaxing with her family.
John and his wife Tanzi first came to Adventure church when they moved to Duvall in 2018. They met serving with Youth with a Mission in Lausanne, Switzerland and also spent time as missionaries in Nicaragua. With their two children, Liam and Grace, they enjoy hiking, gardening, and playing games. As worship director, John brings a passion for ministering to the Lord through praise and adoration. He is excited for Adventure to grow in our devotion to Jesus and our dependence on the Holy Spirit.
During the week, John works as a business manager helping provide structure and financial management for multiple teams in the technology sector.
Susan came to Adventure Community Church in 2012 with her husband Russ and son Michael. She became Adventure's office administrator in 2015, a role she enjoys. Her responsibilities include general office management, service planning and church communications. Susan enjoys healthy eating, discovering new recipes and spending time with her family. Her husband and son serve on the worship ministry here at Adventure which has been a blessing to their family.