Our People (Page 3)

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…

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…

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…

Chris Weaver

First and foremost, I’m a follower of Jesus. A sinner saved by grace. I know that what Jesus has done for me is simple. He’s done for me what I can’t do for myself. I also know that family, relationships, and life in general are rarely simple or easy. I love that I get 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,…

Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Scott Nelson, President Michael Coursey, Member Bruce Thede, Member Josh Gordon, Member Ty Winters, Member Bob Trump, Secretary/Treasurer