Head Pastor: The Lord Jesus Christ

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. 16 For by[c] him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. 17 And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.

— Colossians 1:15-18
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Kyle Van Tine - Lead Pastor

Kyle received his Associates of Arts at Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Oregon and his Bachelor’s in Philosophy and Religious Studies at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. Kyle has served as the president of the Greener-4-Christ Christian club and helped lead Catalyst, a ministry for college-aged young adults in the Olympia area. Kyle served on staff at Mars Hill Church in Olympia, Washington while earning a Master’s Degree in Missional Leadership at the Resurgence Training Center in Seattle, Washington. Kyle served as the pastor of teaching and discipleship at Summit View Church in Vancouver, Washington from 2012-2018.

In February of 2018, Kyle accepted the call as Lead Pastor of Rainier Valley Church. Kyle is also a seminary student at Western Seminary where he is finishing up a Master’s Degree in Biblical and Theological studies.   

Kyle has been married to his beautiful bride Crystal for 10 years and they have been blessed with two wonderful little girls, Eliana and Isabelle.

Kyle enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, camping, watching movies, eating good food, playing video games, hiking, swimming, reading and writing.

 
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David Harris- Operations Coordinator

Primarily responsible for the day to day operations of Rainier Valley Church, David seeks to steward well the resources of the body.  While not a elder or deacon, he serves faithfully and is excited to be part of what God is doing in the Rainier Valley. He firmly believes that Jesus is the only hope he knows that can bring us all together.

Married to Anissa, father of two boys and two cats, he loves watching anime, researching memes and searching for the best teriyaki in the town.

RVC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Yee Feng - Treasurer 

Doug Foreman - Board Member

Nate Porter - Board Member

Jason Lischke - Board Member

Sam Bretz - President

Hillary Grigel - Vice President

Erin McCormick - Secretary