Worship

Phil Nelson

When I’m not at the church arranging vocal parts and band charts, my favorite place to be is where my wife Shalia is. Whether it’s watching lifetime movies or shopping in Woodburn, I love being with her. I enjoy reading and learning new things as often as I can. I also love sports–especially the NFL…

Kenny Engelking

I first came to Morning Star in the winter of 1989–when I was born. I’ve grown up here and love Morning Star. I’m even named after Pastor Ken and Pastor Scott. My wife Alex and I are so thankful to be here and to be able to raise our two boys, Silas and Shepherd, here.…

Doreen Bay

Hi! My name is Doreen. I have attended Morning Star from the very first service in 1982 and I have served as Pastor Phil’s assistant in the Worship Ministries department since 2003. I love to read, camp along the Oregon coast, bake sweet treats, and take road trips.  But my greatest passion is singing praises to…

Greta Bryson

Two of my biggest passions in life are leading others in worship through music, and discipling youth. To have a job where God has beautifully merged these two callings is incredibly exciting! I began leading worship in my youth group band in 6th grade, so leading these students in worship each week feels just like…

Cora Post

Washington-born // California & Oregon-raised. I have lived in Oregon since 2008 and I never have plans to leave (unless God tells me otherwise). I have a video-game-loving brother and a wonderful mom and dad who have taught me to love others like Jesus did. Ever since I could speak I’ve been singing my little…