Our People (Page 2)

Candace Lute

Hi, I’m Candace. I am a wife, a mama to three boys, and I love Jesus and my church! I have had the privilege of working in Children’s Ministries here at Morning Star since 2014. My job is to coordinate all of the amazing volunteers who take care of our babies and toddlers every week…

Yena Lee

Hey, friends! I’m Yena. I grew up in Salem for most of my life and started attending Morning Star with my family in 2003 and I’ve been here ever since. I have been serving in Highlife as a middle school leader for the past few years and started working here in July. I am the…

Savanna Yuzko

Hey ya’ll! My name is Savanna, I am Washington born and Oregon raised! Got married in 2007 at 19 to my hardworking husband, Alex. We have 2 gorgeous girls, Baylee June and Charlottle (Charlee) Mae and the newest member to our little family the handsome little man named Colton Aleksandr. We started going to Morning…

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 Snegirev

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

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…

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.

TylerPost

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. 🙂