Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Our Staff

Senior Pastor

Brett Meador

Brett is our senior pastor. He and his family moved to Portland in 1996 to start Athey Creek Christian Fellowship. As our church has grown, Brett’s main focus has remained the same: pointing people to Jesus by teaching through God’s Word, verse-by-verse, book-by-book and chapter-by-chapter. Brett and his wife, Debbie, have three children: Brooke, Joey and Casey.

Associate Pastor

Kaipo Amina

Kaipo heads up the Men’s Ministry at Athey Creek. He spends most of his time ministering to the husbands, fathers, and single men of the fellowship. Kaipo and his wife, Jen, have two kids: Kiana and Jack. 

Administrative Assistant - Salem

Naomi Anderson

Naomi supports the day-to-day needs of the Salem campus. Naomi and her husband Rick have three daughters.

Operations Pastor - Multisite

Rick Anderson

Rick is one of our Executive Pastors. He currently oversees multi-site development and volunteer involvement. Rick and his wife Naomi have three daughters.

Children's Ministry

Kaylee Berning

Kaylee helps keep the children’s ministry running smoothly. In addition to facilitating the classrooms, she supports the many grade school events throughout the year.

Graphic Design

Gaby Brooks

Gaby spends most of her time working with Kate on graphic design and event publication. We are so excited to have her on our Visual Communications Team. Gaby is married to Eric.

Salem Campus Pastor

Jason Bunse

Jason is the campus pastor for our Salem Location. Jason and his wife, Erin, have five kids: Austin, Mila, Jacob, Emmie and Faith.

Pastoral Care Director

Gabe Carter

Gabe provides oversight and support for our Pastoral Care team, Wedding ministry and Counseling ministry. He also meets with people throughout the week for prayer and counsel. Gabe and his wife, Amber, have five kids: Jada, Micah, Crosby, Caleb and Selah.

Wedding Team Coordinator

Hannah Couch

Hannah manages the wedding coordinators and facility support personnel. She has been coordinating weddings for ACCF couples for over 10 years. Hannah and her husband Kelly, have four children: Mia, Silas, Lexi and Titus.

Volunteer Coordinator

Betsy Cully

Betsy oversees our volunteer ministry, by helping put new volunteers into positions to serve, and assisting our ministries when volunteers are needed. Betsy has two daughters: Molly and Diana.

Youth and Children's Ministry Director

Nate DeCoste

Nate oversees the many elements of our children’s, grade school and youth ministries.  His goal is to create an environment in these ministries where the Good News is taught in an age-appropriate manner, so that children of all ages encounter Jesus, and grow in their knowledge of Him.  Nate and his wife, Heidi, have four kids: Collette (Coco), Colbie, Drew, and Barrett (Bear).

Video Ministry Lead and Web Designer

Micah DePaoli

Micah heads up our Video and Live Streaming ministries, and manages Athey’s website. Micah and his wife, Jacey, have three daughters: Evelyn, Amelia, and Lydia.

Women's Ministry / Human Resources

Amy Elliott

Amy’s main focus is managing the human resources needs for the church. Additionally, she helps with event planning, special projects and spending time with ladies in the fellowship for prayer and Bible study.

Administrative Assistant

Hannah Elliott

Hannah is the administrative assistant to our Pastoral Care team. In addition, she is also our Memorial Coordinator and provides administrative support for many of the events that we do throughout the year. Hannah and her husband, Peter, also serve on our worship team.

Worship Director

David Frost

As Worship Director, David works closely with worship staff, musicians and other volunteers. David and his wife, Becca, have a daughter named Christy.

Wedding Operations Coordinator

Becca Frost

As the Wedding Operations Coordinator, Becca oversees scheduling for pre-marital counseling with our pastoral staff, as well as helping coordinate weddings for ACCF couples. She also assists her husband David with administrative needs. They have a daughter named Christy.

Graphic Design

Drew Fuller

Drew works as a graphic designer for our Visual Communications team. In addition to this, she also oversees the volunteers and publications needed for the Info Table Ministry.

Maintenance Assistant

Dylan Gee

Dylan helps meet the day-to-day needs of our building. He works hard to prepare our facilities for services, Bible studies and events. He can also be found assisting with building improvement projects that are always going on around the church. Currently, he is taking classes at Clackamas Community College.

Administrative Assistant

Kenzie Green

Kenzie looks after the logistical needs of our front office and helps ensure that it is a welcoming place to visit. She assists our staff administratively and provides much needed support to our team. Additionally she can be found working with our Worship Ministry, where she assists with administrative needs and also helps run sound and lyrics for some of our services and events.

Maintenance Assistant

Troy Gerton

Troy helps meet the day-to-day needs of our building. He works hard to prepare our facilities for services, Bible studies and events. He can also be found assisting with building improvement projects that are always going on around the church.

Children's Ministry

Crystal Grice

Crystal oversees our Special Needs ministry. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this important ministry at Athey Creek. Outside of church Crystal enjoys hiking and board games with her son, Dominic.

Maintenance Assistant

Chris Heisner

Chris preforms a wide range of tasks that ensure our events and services run smoothly each week. He also assists with special events and building projects. Chris and his wife, Sophie, are some of our newest newlyweds.

Payroll Administrator

Carrie Jorgensen

Carrie lends a hand in our business office. Her background in finance is a huge blessing as she furnishes support for human resources, and looks after our payroll system. If she isn’t here in the office, you will probably find her out in the wilderness, feeding her great love of hiking.

Associate Pastor

Bryan Maurice

Bryan is part of the Athey Creek Pastoral Care team, where he works counseling, discipling and assisting in the other various pastoral care needs of the church. Bryan and his wife, Jen, have three kids: Keth, Maci and Sadie.

Children's Ministry

Jen Maurice

Jen has been a vital part of our Children’s Ministry for several years now. She helps Nate keep things up and running as she works on the schedule, facilitates events and makes sure the Children’s Ministry teachers have all they need in order to work with our kiddos. Jen and her husband, Bryan, have three kids: Keth, Maci, and Sadie.

Executive Assistant / Social Media Coordinator

Brooke Meador

Brooke manages our social media presence. In addition, Brooke is one of our worship leaders and helps support the worship staff on special projects. She is also Brett’s executive assistant.

Worship / Sound

Joey Meador

Joey is one of our worship leaders and also helps with sound engineering. On Tuesdays you will also find him helping lead worship for our High School Ministry.

Maintenance Assistant

Kyle Moore

Kyle helps keep the church grounds beautiful during the summer by caring for the plants and flowers around the building. He also assists with indoor needs during Sundays services, Bible studies and events. You can always depend on Kyle for a huge smile and a helping hand with any task!

Operations Pastor - Finance

Tom Moore

Tom is one of our Executive Pastors. He handles business and finance-related activities and provides support to the pastors and staff of our fellowship. Tom and his wife, Alicia, have 8 kids and live nearby in Wilsonville.

Children's Pastor - Salem

Ben Morgan

Ben oversees Athey’s amazing Children’s Ministry at our Salem campus. He also helps out with various pastoral care needs. Ben and his wife, Amanda, have three children, Thomas, Adalia, and Joshua.

Church Service Lead

George Nelson

George has been serving at Athey for many years in a variety of leadership capacities.  His present roles involve helping to oversee all of our church services and events, leading our tithe and offering teams, and providing assistance to our pastoral care team. George and his wife Shelley have two children: Luke and Grace.


Jason Overstreet

Jason is the Sound Engineer for our Salem Campus. Jason and his wife Marisa have four kids, Gavin, Levi, and twins Josiah and Mallie Jo.

Worship / Sound

Kyle Peek

Kyle is one of our worship leaders as well as a sound engineer and spends a lot of time during the week preparing for services and supporting the worship ministry. Kyle and his wife, Nichole, have four kids: Hayden, Elle, Levi and Cash.


Stacey Piper

Stacey assists Tom Moore by carrying out administrative duties related to business and finance and is a tremendous help to the staff with regard to accounting. Stacey and her husband, Jerry, love attending and being a part of Athey Creek.

Operations Pastor

Bryn Ritchie

Bryn is one of our Executive Pastors. He oversees many of the operations and ministries at our fellowship. Bryn and his wife, Jessica, have four kids: Liam, Madison, Elijah and Benaiah.

Visual Communications Coordinator

Kate Rockwell

Kate supports the staff in various areas of operations. She works on special events, graphic design and other media for fliers and the web. Kate and her husband, Travis, have a son named August. 

Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

Travis Rockwell

Travis keeps himself busy tending our church grounds. The property looks amazing because of all of his hard work. Travis and his wife, Kate, have a son named August.

Associate Pastor

Geoff Schmidt

Geoff is part of the Athey Creek Pastoral Care team. He meets people throughout the week for prayer and counsel along with assisting in the various pastoral care needs of the church. Geoff and his wife, Brianne, have five kids: Lauren, Ethan, Taylor, Isaiah and Avery.

Building Maintenance Supervisor

Travis Silver

Travis oversees the janitorial staff for Athey, including event setup and coordination of volunteers. He has a passion for serving the Lord and brings a smile along with him wherever he goes. Travis is married to Shelbie and they have a son named Ethan.

Sherwood Campus Pastor

James Shields

James is the Campus Pastor for the Sherwood location. He also coordinates and helps train future campus pastors. James and his wife, Angela, have three sons and one grandson.

Worship / Sound

Ryan Shrout

Ryan works to assist the worship teams, and to make sure the sound, lighting and technical details run smoothly during services. Ryan and his wife, Robin, have six kids: Ella, Lunden, Hazel, Ezra, Olivia and Violet.

Youth Ministry

John Slaughter

John helps Nate with the ins and outs of the Jr High and High School ministries. When he’s not planning Bible studies, prepping for events or hanging out with kids, John can be found sipping coffee around the Portland area.

Women's Ministry Director

Judy Slaughter

Judy oversees the women’s Bible studies and meets with the women of Athey for prayer, counsel and fellowship. She also works with a small team of women leaders who minister to the ladies of our church throughout the week. Judy has four children and is ‘Grammy’ to eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Associate Pastor

Ian Strauss

Ian is on our pastoral care team. He directs our Home Group ministry, which reaches many people in our church family. Ian also coordinates memorials and oversees our adoption group. Ian, and his wife, Mindy, have three kids: Cade, Anya and Isaac.

Maintenance Engineer

Scotty Tolstead

Scotty helps manage our building. From daily check-ups of our mechanical operations to facilitating building projects, he logistically keeps our building in working order. On weekends, he often assists the worship team. He and his wife, Julie, have two sons: Daniel and Scott.

Children’s Church Coordinator

Silas Weathersby

Silas has a passion for our children to know and follow Jesus. He spends his time meeting with kids, running events, and coordinating our action-packed Children’s Church.

Building and Grounds Director

Andy Wesner

Andy looks after the needs of our current campus and will oversee our additional campuses to keep them looking beautiful and running smoothly. Andy and his wife, Cindy, have three kids.

Executive Assistant

Rachel Vallely

Rachel oversees the workings of the front office. She also works with Bryn on operations support, and with Nate in the High School ministry. Rachel and her husband, Josh, love serving at Athey together. 

Children's Ministry

Kayla Vanrenterghem

Kayla works to meet the needs of our Children’s Ministry. From hands-on support during church services and at grade school events, to the many organizational details throughout the week, Kayla helps Nate and the gang keep things running smoothly.

Athey Creek Christian Fellowship
2700 SW Ek Rd
West Linn, Oregon 97068
(971) 327-2120
Office Hours

Closed Monday
Tue. - 9 AM to 5 PM
Closed Wednesday
Thur. | Fri. - 9 AM to 5 PM

Main Services

Saturday at 6 PM
Sunday at 8 AM, 10 AM & 12 PM
Wednesday at 7 PM