Our Staff

Jen Stuart

Lead Pastor
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What I like most about Bend Church: Bend Church is committed to being a downtown church with all the complexities and joys of downtown life.

Nicole Berry

Associate Pastor
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What I like most about Bend Church: It is an authentic, open, and kind community of faith. This church asks questions. It strives to be a place where imperfect people can come and seek God through various means.

Julie Hanney

Director, Children & Family Ministries
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What I like most about Bend Church: The joy! People here are joyful about God, serving others, caring for one another and sharing the message of Jesus.

Erin Buckley-Noonan

Office Administrator

What I like most about Bend Church: All people are welcomed with open arms.
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Diane Cole

Contributions Clerk

What I like most about Bend Church: I love the giving spirit of our church. I’ve even been on the receiving end of it.

Tina Ficher

Book Keeper

What I like most about Bend Church: All the amazing work we do in our community and the world to help others!

Glenda Alford

Organist and Choir Director

What I like most about Bend Church: How the church has evolved and involved itself into the community through the years. Love it!

Shelley Giaier

Director of Handbells Choir

What I like most about Bend Church: Bend Church takes our shared Christian faith beyond the walls of the church. The congregation is a faith family that embraces all of God’s children. I feel blessed to be a part of this group of Christians.