Support Staff

Candy Escalante

Hi I’m Candy.  I love being a part of what God is doing here at Morning Star.  I have a passion for numbers and feel blessed that I would be able to serve in a manner that would allow my talents and passion to be put to work in a way that is satisfying and…

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 love living a life that supports others and, Lord willing, leads people to Himself – that’s why I love the work I do here at Morning Star! I am married to my best friend, James Elgin III. On December 10, 2018 we started the adventure of being…

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. Staying close to home, I found Morning Star during my third year at Corban University, thanks to my husband.…

Wes Schomus

Wes SChomus

Lights! Camera! Action! I love adventuring in God’s beautiful outdoors with my wife, friends, and family. As a lifelong part of the Morning Star family, it is an honor to serve on staff in a department God has given me a passion for. Connecting people with God’s love through tech and fellowship.

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Tyler Post

Hi! My name is Tyler, and I love Jesus and my wife Cora. I enjoy music, and rather than list out a list of things I like, there’s a song with deep emotional significance to me, I’d rather just let it tell you what matters to me. 🙂

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,…