Tung Le

Lead Pastor

Tung has been married to his wife, Debbie, for over 25 years. They have 3 children: Angie, Zachary, and Zoe. They have been attending LC3 since 2003.
Favorite Bible verse: John 11:25
Favorite Washington location: Ocean Shores

Reese Carlson

Pastor of Next Gen Discipleship

Reese and his wife, Alison, have a son Wesley and another baby on the way. They have been attending LC3 since June 2020.
Favorite Bible verses: Isaiah 61:1-3
Favorite Washington location: T-Mobile Park (AKA Safeco Field) or any Crumbl Cookie location

Marc Gauthier

Pastor of Discipleship

Marc has been married to Switzerland-native Christa since 1988. They have four kids and four kids-in-law, with one grandbaby they love to spoil.
Favorite Bible verse: John 15:5
Favorite Washington location: Marmot Pass & Olympic National Park

Dr. Jim Kennington

Pastor Emeritus

Jim and his wife Jaci have been attending LC3 since 2000. They have five children: Jill, Jeff, Jenae, Bethlehem, & Tarike.
Favorite Bible verse: Daniel 11:32b
Favorite Washington location: Lumen Field & T-Mobile Park

David Pritchard

Pastor of Family Discipleship and Congregational Care

David just celebrated 40 years of marriage with his wife Kelli in June 2022. They have 11 kids, 6 children-in-law,  and 16 grandchildren. As a family, they have been attending LC3 since Spring 2002, but David attended the church for the first time when he was 5 years old.
Favorite Bible verse: Romans 8:28
Favorite Washington location: the beach at Ocean Shores, having lunch with Kelli at Topside overlooking the water, or hanging out by the water with the kids and grandkids down at Point Ruston

Rich Sewell

Pastor of Congregational Care (Seniors)

Rich and his wife Karin have been married for over 55 years, with 3 children (Thor, Kristina, & Drea) and 17 grandchildren. They moved from Virginia and began attending LC3 in July 2005.
Favorite Bible verses: Proverbs 3:5-6
Favorite Washington location: Machias

Mark Wilkening

Pastor of Worship Arts

Mark has been married to his wife Kelsey since 2002 and moved to Lakewood in 2006 to start serving at LC3. They have 3 children: Markus, Halle, and Zavion.
Favorite Bible verse: 1 Chronicles 16:8
Favorite Washington location: Leavenworth


Krystal Beadle

Early Childhood Coordinator

Krystal and her husband Jared have been married since 2001. They have two children (Caden and Gunner) and began attending LC3 in 2010 and then again in 2014 after moving back to the area..
Favorite Bible verse: Romans 12:12
Favorite Washington location: "Anywhere I haven't been before is my typical motto, I absolutely love exploring new places. I'm always good for giving out a restaurant or adventure recommendation - so ask away! But if I had to chose something I do repeatedly: A ferry ride out to Anderson Island would probably be my local favorite."

David Beatty

IT Director

David and his wife Judy have  3 children (Kris, Ryan, and Rachel) and 6 grandchildren (Brooke, Lincoln, Callie, Chase, Parker, and Claire). They have been attending LC3 since 2018.
Favorite Bible verses: Ephesians 2:8-9
Favorite Washington location: Ruston Way and Point Defiance Park

Sam Becker

Technical Arts Assistant

Sam was introduced to LC3 by her sister, Andie Regenfuss, and has been attending full-time since May 2022. She enjoys reading and hanging out with her nieces. She has a degree in Music & Music Technology.
Favorite Bible verse: Exodus 14:14 (NIV)
Favorite Washington location: Chambers Creek Road

Aaron Bullock

Director of Middle School Discipleship

Aaron and his wife Jully have four children: Kythanna, Bryanna, Aaron Jr., and Elliott. They have been attending LC3 since 2017 but came to our marriage ministry re | engage in 2015, where they saw God's presence working through His people.
Favorite Bible verses: Revelation 7:9-10
Favorite Washington location: Ruston Way and Point Defiance Park

Mary Clark


Mary and her husband Matt have three kids: Alex, Owen, and Emma. They have been attending LC3 since 2003.
Favorite Bible verses: Philippians 4:6-7
Favorite Washington location: Ruston Way and Point Defiance Park

Bob Craig

Building & Grounds Maintenance

Bob and his wife Sally have 3 children: Stephen, Scott, and Catherine.  They have been attending LC3 since1988.
Favorite Bible verse: 2 Timothy 1:9
Favorite Washington location: Mt Rainier (climbed it in 1954 at age 16)

Todd Gathany

Technical Director

Todd and his wife Jacquie (met at Cedarville University) have 2 children (Philip and Megan). Megan is married, and Philip is engaged. They started attending LC3 in 2022.
Favorite Bible verse: Isaiah 26:3
Favorite Washington location: their home in the mountains of Yelm

Christa Gauthier

Systems Administrator

Christa and Pastor Marc have four grown and married kids (Timothy & Sarah, Christopher & Alina & granddaughter Evelyn, Rachel & Christian,  Benjamin & Kira). They have been attending LC3 since March 2020.
Favorite Bible verse: Philippians 1:6
Favorite Washington location: Olympic Peninsula

Sabrina Kelly

Discipleship Administrator

Sabrina and her husband Chris have 3 sons (Addison, Avery,  Liam) and 3 daughters (Elisabeth, Eliana, and Layla). They began attending LC3 in April 2015.
Favorite Bible verses: Jeremiah 29:11-13
Favorite Washington location: Seattle waterfront/pier

Tyler Knack

Director of Operations & Logistics

Tyler and his wife Tricia have been married since January 1995. They have four awesome kids who have all professed faith in Christ: Hannah, Luke (who is married to Isabelle), Sophia, and Cooper. They began attending LC3 in 2012 and then again in 2020 after moving back to the area.
Favorite Bible verse: Galatians 2:20
Favorite Washington location: Mount Rainier! Whether hiking or biking or climbing, it's my favorite, hands down.

Michelle Kuhlmann


Michelle started attending LC3 in 2005 and has been involved in a variety of ways ever since, especially in the area of graphic design. She has two wonderful adult children that live nearby.
Favorite Bible verses: Psalm 91 & Psalm 59:16-17
Favorite Washington location: sweet little hometown of Gig Harbor!

Debbie Le

Director of Women's Discipleship

I've been married to my best friend and high school sweetheart for 25 years! We have three kids: one married, one in college and one in high school. We have been attending LC3 since July 2003.
Favorite Bible verses: Proverbs 3:5-6
Favorite Washington location: I love to be near the water, so Chambers Bay, Point Ruston, Sunnyside Beach, Ocean Shores, Long get the idea.

Christa Lippert


Christa and her husband have two grown daughters, Sara and Chloe, and have been attending LC3 since July 2019.
Favorite Bible verse: Jeremiah 29:11
Favorite Washington location: hiking in Olympic National Park

Julie Morley

Children's Discipleship Assistant

Julie and her husband Joshua both love the Lord Jesus, their family, and LC3! They have 4 super-fun children (Josiah, Jordan, Jada, and Jeremiah) that keep them on their toes with school, sports, and other activities. They started attending LC3 in 2021 and became members in 2022.
Favorite Bible verse: Isaiah 40:31
Favorite Washington location: camping as a family in Lincoln Rock State Park outside of Wenatchee

Nicole Oury

Director of Children's Discipleship

Niki met her husband Tony at LC3. They have a blended family with 6 great kids, 3 spouse additions, and 4 grandkids.
Life verses: Ezekiel 36:26-27
Favorite Washington location: Long Beach

Daniel Shaffer

Student Ministries Intern

Daniel was raised at LC3, dedicated and baptized here. He was on the leadership youth team in High School and is now excited to intern here with the Next Gen Team!
Favorite Bible verse: Psalm 28:7
Favorite Washington Location: Palouse and Mt. Rainier

Nancy Shaffer

Office Manager

Nancy has two amazing children and has been attending LC3 since 1992.
Favorite Bible verse: Psalm 16:11
Favorite Washington location: Waikiki Beach, Long Beach, WA

Rachel Smith

Media Admin

Life verse: Isaiah 41:10
Favorite Washington location: Anywhere, as long as I am with friends or family

Janet Spingath

Executive Director of The Neighborhood Center

Janet and her husband Kurt have been married for over 40 years. They have two grown daughters and two cute grandchildren. They became involved with an LC3 community group when she inherited a house on American Lake in 2015, and eventually started attending LC3 full time.
Favorite Bible verses: Psalm 1:1-3
Favorite Washington location: The shores of American Lake

Rick Wells

Business Manager

Rick has 3 married children (Erik & Cara Wells, Jennifer & Joe Walling, and Jeff & Kathryn Wells) and 9 grandchildren (Ethan, Judah, Jesse, Levi, & Eden Wells; Jedrek & Jenica Walling; and Griffen & Zaylin Wells). He has been attending LC3 since the summer of 2015.
Favorite Bible verses: John 6:37 & 40
Favorite Washington location: Pt. Brown at Ocean Shores; Snoqualmie Falls & Pass


Dave Adam

Jim Kennington

Brian Anderson

Tung Le

John Schock

Jeremiah Durr

Randy Madson