Our Leadership Team

Our Pastoral Team

Lead Pastor -Joshua & Lindsi Holland

Pastor Josh and his wife, Lindsi, both grew up at Mountain View.  Josh served as Associate Pastor from 2013 until 2019, when the church called him to serve as Lead Pastor.  Josh previously worked as an insurance agent, spent three years helping plant a semi-rural church, and served at Mountain View as an intern, while completing his M. Div.  degree at Western Seminary, in Portland, OR.  Josh and Lindsi have two boys and three girls.

Associate Pastor - Bill and Sue Knepper

After serving in the U.S. Navy as an engineer, Bill and his wife, Sue, were called to serve Jesus Christ in pastoral ministry. They started at a new church, in Inkom, Idaho, and then in Sandpoint, Idaho.  In 2003, Bill and Sue moved to Centralia. Bill served as Lead Pastor from 2003 until 2019.  Bill led the church through a leadership transition and now continues on as the Associate Pastor, providing wisdom, skill and training to the current and future leaders.  Pastor Bill graduated with his M.Div. from Dallas Seminary and a Doctorate of Ministry from Northwest Graduate School.  Bill and Sue have three sons, three daughters-in-law, and five grandchildren.

Pastor to Seniors - Doyle & Fern Pickens

Pastor Doyle and his wife, Fern, retired from full time ministry a few years ago, but have not stopped working for Jesus. Doyle has served in churches in Wyoming, Montana and Washington, where they served most recently at Grace Baptist, in Rochester. Pastor Doyle is a graduate of Multnomah School of the Bible. Pastor Doyle and Fern currently minister to Seniors at Mountain View, which involves visitation, prayer, overseeing Heritage Club, and filling the pulpit at Mountain View and other area churches.

 

    Youth Pastor - Pastor Rodney and Stephanie DeJager

    Rodney and Stephanie

    Mountain View is blessed to have Pastor Rodney, his wife, Stephanie, and their two sons at Mountain View.  Rodney received a B.A. in Youth Ministry and Bible from Multnomah University in 2014. His ministry includes Sunday night Youth Group, Sunday school and helping lead worship on Sunday mornings  Rodney and Stephanie are growing the Youth Ministry at Mountain View in the areas of missions, worship and discipleship.

    Our Elder Team 

    We are blessed with men who love Jesus and his church.  Our elder team provides shepherding, oversight of the ministries and wise counsel to Mountain View and the pastoral team. 

    Dana and Linda Murphy

    John and Deborah Lawrence 

    Lawrence Family
    Bob and Kathy Bernard Tom  and Mary Jones

    Our Deacons

    • Vic DeLair - Finance
    • Bob Holland - Hospitality
    • Ray Due - Youth Ministries
    • Larry Kershner - Facilities
    • Ric Pratt - Worship and Arts
    • Matt Wilkerson - Technology
    • Troy Wilcox- Adult Ministries
    • Charles Lloyd - Administration

    Our Deaconesses

    • Kathy Bernard
    • Mary Jones
    • Sue Knepper
    • Marlo Morton
    • Cari Skaar
    • Marlys Rasmussen
    • Angela Wilcox

    Sunday School

    • Kevin Caserta - Superintendent

    Office Staff

    • Kati Davis, Secretary
    • Mark Johnson, Bookkeeper
    • Bob Bernard, Church Administrator

    Preschool

    • Bev Woods - Director & Teacher
    • Kolleen Wilkerson, Teacher