Meet our Staff

Michael White

Responsibilities Michael is responsible for helping the congregation to reach people for Christ, develop disciples and live lives of compassion mercy and justice. He preaches, teaches, works with leaders and tries to hang out with people as much as possible. Education B.A., Religion: Pastoral Ministry, Southern California College M.Div., concentration in Christian formation and discipleship, Fuller Theological Seminary Ordained to Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Covenant Church

Mark Willson

Responsibilities Mark’s primary responsibility is developing Harbor Covenant’s presence in Gig Harbor North. In addition, he serves alongside the pastoral team in community engagement, spiritual formation, and walking through life alongside people. Education B.A., Organizational Communication and Management, CSU Sacramento M.Div., Pastoral Ministry, Western Theological Seminary D.Min., currently enrolled, Spiritual Formation, Fuller Theological Seminary Ordained to Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Covenant Church

Jeremy Kidd

Responsibilities Jeremy is responsible for leading spiritual formation initiatives for children, youth, and adults, especially for North Campus. His primary responsibility is providing strategic direction, pastoral care, training, and support for the ministry teams responsible for the discipleship of children, youth, and adults at North Campus. In addition to preaching and teaching, he plans, staffs, equips, and implements various Sunday morning and midweek programs, classes, and small groups to help people deepen their discipleship to Jesus. Education B.A., Christian Theology,…

Matt Knapp

Responsibilities Matt does a lot of things around the church, but his two main responsibilities are: (1) directing the aesthetic and technical aspects that unify culture and communication across all Harbor Covenant Campuses and (2) providing for connection and engagement through our online services. Education B.A., History, California State University, Fresno M.Div, Princeton Theological Seminary Licensed Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Covenant Church

Sammi McCubbins

Responsibilities Sammi works with a team of people to help and serve others dealing with difficult life situations. Her primary focus is TREK, visitation, caring for those suffering loss, counseling and encouraging those facing life changes or difficult situations. Education B.S., Elementary Education, University of Radford M.Ed., Guidance & Counseling, University of Richmond Clinical Pastoral Education, 2 Units

Blake Merwin

Responsibilities Blake helps various ministry areas with outreach projects as well as a broader all-church outreach emphasis. This includes things like our Compassion Mercy Justice Sunday event, our “5 star” hospitality on Sundays, helping new people connect to the church, and plugging people into serving opportunities. Education B.A., Church Music/Youth Ministry, Point Loma Nazarene University M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary Ordained to Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Covenant Church

Jonathan Montejano

Responsibilities Jonathan directs the middle school and high school ministries at Central Campus including large groups, small group programs, leader development, parent connection, and mission trips. Education Currently pursuing Master of Arts in Theology at Fuller Seminary B.S. Biblical Studies, Moody Bible Institute (2016) Joshua Wilderness Institute (2015)

Nicole Pasin

Responsibilities Nicole oversees the daily operations of the church, facilities, and supervision of clerical and facility staff. She works with church leaders and volunteers to ensure our many ministries run smoothly and enjoys providing the support that frees others up so they can focus on using their gifts in the best, most efficient way.

Angela Rajnus

Brenden Smith

Responsibilities Brenden leads the worship ministries at Harbor Covenant Church. He is responsible for each aspect of our worship services, from the creative to the technical. One important aspect of this is training and developing leaders and recruiting volunteers. It is his desire to disciple others and to watch those disciples grow and deepen their lives of worship and prayer. He considers it a great honor to serve the Lord in any capacity and is so excited to be a…

Sarah Ericson

Sarah leads our kids ministries at Central Campus on Sunday mornings. She is currently serving as an interim JAR & 45 Zone Lead.