Support Staff

Sue Richmond

I was born and raised in Medford, moved to Salem in 1986, and have attended Morning Star since my first week in Salem. My husband Bud and I have two grown sons, Jeremy (Juliana) and Brett (Kate), and seven grandkids. We enjoy spending time with our family, our dogs Puanani and Muffin, traveling, and playing…

Joanne Mosgrove

Hi there. I’m Jo. I’m secretary to Pastor Scott and have been for over 30 years. I also get to help with pastoral care and other aspects of life at Morning Star.  My husband Royce and I have been married since 1969 and at Morning Star since it was a Bible study in Pastor Scott and…

Kate Kinney

Hi there! I’m Kate! I’ve grown up here at Morning Star and started working here in 2011. I am the Administrative Assistant for Student Ministries and the graphic designer (which means I do a lot of paperwork and get to make pretty things). This is pretty much my dream job, because even the smallest thing…

Heather Elgin

Hi everyone, my name is Heather Elgin. I married my best friend AND started working at Morning Star in 2015, so that was a good year! I graduated from Corban University in 2013 where I received a Bachelor of Science in Business-Marketing. I am the Administrative Assistant for Pastor Kenny Engelking, Pastor Michael Engelking, Jen…

Kaylee Beckley

Hello! My name is Kaylee Beckley and I am passionate about serving God and His people. Being born and raised in Oregon, it was not my heart’s desire to wander far from my home town of Milwaukie. I stayed close to home and found Morning Star during my third year at Corban University, thanks to…

Jim Smith

Howdy! A bit about me… I’m man who loves Jesus and my wife, and then miles below that, I’m also a SCUBA instructor, a computer nerd, an armchair philosopher, and an easily excitable conversationalist. My wife and I have spent the last almost ten years reaching out to the high school students here in Salem,…