David Knapp | Senior Pastor
Phone extension: 112
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I’ve had the honor of serving as a pastor of St. Luke since 1991. First as associate pastor and then in 1999 as the senior pastor. It continues to be a great journey.
I grew up in the Puget Sound area of Washington State and have had roots in the Northwest for five generations. My family has been connected to the land through logging and supplying evergreens to local florists for years. Running heavy equipment and getting mud on my boots was a thrill growing up.
But after years of learning at Pacific Lutheran University and Luther Seminary I was drawn to urban ministry and served two Lutheran churches in inner-city Brooklyn, New York. My experience there was wonderfully challenging and I developed a heart for justice and walking with the poor.
Today with my wife and three children, St. Luke has been a home where justice ministry thrives. Hands-on ministries to those in need, funding local agencies that make a difference in peoples lives; these are the signature aspects of this inclusive congregation of over 1,300 members.
Come by. Not to visit, but to find a spiritual home and a reason to give yourself away in love following a living Christ.
David Wilder | Pastor, Senior Ministries
Phone extension: 106
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I have served as a pastor of congregations for more than 40 years. Prior to coming to St. Luke, I served congregations in the Midwest and the national church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
My ministry serves to and with members and friends of the congregation who are pre-retired and retired. We seek opportunities for fellowship and service through St. Luke.
Judy Willis | Congregational Service and Youth Coordinator
Phone extension: 113
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Judy has two areas of oversight:
Service Coordinator – Judy is responsible for coordination of all volunteerism at St. Luke both within the congregation and for the community projects we do in conjunction with the Social Concerns committee. She works to help each member find the place where they can best use their gifts and talents as a part of the family of St. Luke. Please contact Judy if you would like the opportunity to volunteer your time and talent.
Youth Coordinator – Together with fellow staff member Debbi McCollom, Judy is responsible for coordination of the High School Youth Ministry as well as assisting with the Confirmation Program.
Debbi McCollom | Children’s and Youth Ministries Coordinator
Phone extension: 118
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In the Children’s Ministries area, Debbi’s responsibilities include: Sunday School/Christian Education, Circle of Friends – Wednesday Church Night, Vacation Bible school, Advent Festival, Fall Family Festival, Children’s Christmas Program, Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Brunch, and chairing Christian Education Committee meetings.
In the Youth Ministries area, her responsibilities include: Confirmation (7th and 8th grade students) and High School youth (grades 9 thru 12).
Dr. Dan Hibbett | Minister of Music
Phone extension: 119
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Dr. Dan Hibbett has served as the Minister of Music at St. Luke Lutheran Church since the fall of 2000. His past experience includes ten years of teaching and directing choirs at Northwest Nazarene University, Seattle Pacific University, and Central Christian College in McPherson, Kansas, and twelve years in music ministry in Free Methodist and United Methodist churches in Washington.
Dan served for nine years as the full-time Director of Music Ministries at Edmonds United Methodist Church (Edmonds, Washington) while completing a doctoral degree in choral conducting at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Hibbett is a member of the Portland Symphonic Choir, American Choral Directors Association, Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, American Guild of English Handbell Ringers, and has conducted choral and handbell workshops in Oregon and Washington. He directs the Rejoice Choir, St. Luke Ringers, Youth Bells, intergenerational worship teams, and various vocal ensembles throughout the year.
Dan’s responsibilities include the administration and coordination of the weekly music ministry, planning and directing special concerts, festival worship services, and summer music workshops for children and youth. He supervises four, part-time music staff including an organist/assistant minister of music, two children’s choir directors, and a marimba instructor.
Kim Weber | Hosanna Choir Director
Jeff Powers | Marimba Director
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