Our Staff


  • Interim PASTOR

    Derek Richman

    We are pleased to welcome Rev. Dr. Derek Richman as our Interim Pastor as we examine our Mission in East Vancouver and prepare to seek our next called Pastor.

  • director of music

    Lisa Pickering

    Lisa began her work as Worship Music Director in December, 2018. She has been a member of various worship music teams for the past 30 years, including Youth With a Mission in Los Angeles, Crossroads Community Church in Vancouver, and East Woods.


    A Vancouver native, she studied Music Education at Warner Pacific University in Portland and Vanguard University of Southern California and is a certified Early Childhood Music and Movement Educator. After homeschooling her children, she began teaching piano, flute, voice and Kindermusik at Beacock Music in Vancouver in 2010. She continues to teach private piano, flute and voice lessons from her home studio.


    Between her and her husband, Kirk, they have two sons and two daughters, a wonderful daughter-in-law, and five beautiful grandchildren. She enjoys playing and listening to music, reading, picnicking, golf, skiing, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.

  • worship assistant

    Chris Lashley


  • Church ADMINISTRATOR

    To be Hired

    To be added

  • Youth Group Leader

    Carson Dunn

    To be added

  • childrens' Discipleship director

    JOseph Hayhurst

    To be added

  • Fundraising Director

    Henrietta chicken

    Henrietta makes regular appearances during worship services, fundraisers, 

    community events, vacation bible school and more.

    She holds a BS in Poultry Sciences and is known for foul puns.