has been a full-time vocational youth worker since 1971 when
he joined the high school staff of Campus Crusade for Christ.
In 1978 he was part of a handful of youthworkers who informally
and then officially chartered in 1979 as the National Network
of Youth Ministries. Chris, as a charter member, continues to
encourage youth workers to focus on the Network principles and covenant.
Time, experience and education help spell the word "veteran"
for any youth leader. Chris identifies with that term. For close
to 24 years he was Minister to Students at Highlands Community
Church in Renton, Washington; a church he and his family still
call home and volunteer in ministry. Chris is currently serving
with others across the country to resource and equip those heading
into or currently in ministry with young people. Some of Chris's
current focus and energy are spent as...
He and his wife Rebecca, have
two daughters and a son-in-law. As empty-nesters, they still
live on a small acreage outside of Renton with a handful of remaining
sheep out of their 4-H flock
of registered Shropshires. Chris can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
is the founder and director of Rural Church Youth Ministry (RCYM),
a ministry team concept that unites suburban churches with rural
ministry opportunities. He facilitates summer ministry camps
which involves on average 55 churches in a given summer. A former
youth director of Boulevard Park Presbyterian Church in South
Seattle for 28 years. Tom now serves northwest youth leaders
as a mentor, consultant and trainer.
Tom can be contacted at email@example.com
or by phone 206-954-4100.
has a brochure about developing student leadership through ministry
has been involved with Youth Ministries handling office duties
for Network Northwest since 1988. She also served for 4-1/2 years
working in the youth ministries office at Highlands Community
Church in Renton Washington. She and her husband, John, have
two children. Patty can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
soon - Bios of our field coordinators.