Dan is the founding pastor of Gold Creek. He and his wife moved here over 20 years ago to start a church after serving in three other congregations. He now has over 35 years of ministry service. He and Audrey have two grown kids.
Larry Ehoff has been at Gold Creek Community Church since 2005. He is a pastor with a love for the organization and development of leaders. He has a heart for Missions with an extreme desire to provide for the less fortunate in our world.
Alex has a passion for seeing people grow in their faith in Jesus as well as grow as a leader. Alex joined the Gold Creek staff after 10 + years in the corporate world bringing his experience and passion around being a learning leader to our team.
Jake is originally from California, but has developed a special connection to the people, culture, and landscape of the PNW. Before moving to Washington, Jake was a staff musician on a cruise ship in Australia & the South Pacific. He has also been writing his own music and playing in bands for many years. Jake is Filipino, Iranian, and Jewish, and enjoys all of the food and culture that come with his background. Jake initially served as one of the worship pastors at the Mill Creek Campus before transitioning into the role of Associate Pastor at Lake Stevens.
Jake is originally from California, but has found a deep connection to the people, culture, and landscape of the PNW. Before moving to Washington, Jake worked as a cruise ship musician in Australia & the South Pacific. He has also been writing his own music and playing in bands for many years. Jake is Filipino, Iranian, and Jewish, and enjoys all of the food and culture that come with his background.
Stacy is our all campus Family Pastor and leads our amazing kids and youth ministry team. Stacy’s passion is helping students and parents connect with one another and helping foster a continued growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
I have attended Gold Creek Woodinville since 2017 and got involved with the junior high and high school ministries shortly after starting to attend. I graduated from Grand Canyon University in 2018 with an Elementary and Special Education degree but God decided to take me in a different direction. When I am not working with the youth I love hiking, camping, and being outside and exploring nature. I am also a big fan of all the Seattle sports teams and love to play sports also.
Haylee is our Encounter Student Ministries Pastor. Haylee strives to show our youth who Jesus is and the radical impact He can have on their life. She loves being a witness to God’s presence within the community of our high schoolers and middle schoolers.
Haylee has attended Gold Creek Community Church since 2009. She has been deeply rooted in our student ministries since she was a student and is delighted to keep this ministry growing.
She channels her inner high schooler by remaining a faithful Netflix watcher and consistently ordering Red Bull Italian sodas. She recently entered a new season of her life as she took on the role of being a wife!
Jimmy is the Bridge Kids Pastor. He loves showing who God is to the next generation and making it fun to learn about God. He has grown up in the Mill Creek area and graduated from Cedar Park in Bothell.
Hi my name Jordan Lee, I grew up here at Gold Creek Community Church and I am now the 1st – 3rd grade Kid Zone Pastor here. I am married to my beautiful wife Vanessa and we have two little boys Eli and Luke.
Liz is the Children’s Pastor for our Woodinville Campus. Liz and her husband Kevin have four beautiful boys; Asher, Knox, twins Mason, and Hudson. She and her family love sports and the outdoors. If she isn’t watching one of her two older boys sporting events you will find her and her family hiking Mt. Pilchuck or camping on Orcas. Liz comes to us with five years of ministry experience. Her passion is for Kids and Parents and loves to come alongside families as we traverse this crazy thing called “parenthood”. She is so excited for what God is already doing for families at our Woodinville campus and feels blessed to be part of the Gold Creek community. [/read]
As the Middle School Pastor, Kyler loves to teach and empower 6th – 8th graders as they come to the age where they take ownership of their faith. He enjoys coming alongside parents and helping navigate the pre-teen years, especially by providing situations for fathers to spend quality time with their kids, (through fishing).
Pastor Mariah is the Lake Stevens campus’ Children’s Pastor. She is passionate about helping children create their own individual relationships with Christ and teaching them how to live it out on a daily basis.
Cheryl is the Compassion pastor at Gold Creek Community Church. She has a heart for reaching the hurting and helping people in their times of need. She loves to get coffee with people and hear their story.
As Leadership Development Pastor, Shauna coordinates training and development of volunteers and staff including the college internship program in partnership with Northwest University and Gold Creek’s Accelerate Leadership Development Program.
As Worship Pastor, Ben has a deep passion for the experience of wonder, beauty, and truth. He lives to seek out every holy thing that brings life.
Alex is the Worship Pastor at Gold Creek Woodinville. He has always had a passion for music and is now utilizing his musical talents to serve God. Him and his wife, Hannah, have lived in WA for the past few years and love the PNW.
Emily is the Accounting Assistant in the administrative office and has called Gold Creek her church home since 2003. She started as a part-time staff member while finishing college online and graduated from Central Washington University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree.
Krystal loves seeing people get connected at Gold Creek. Krystal is passionate about utilizing the building we are blessed with to impact the community. She loves executing large events onsite at our Mill Creek Campus.
As the cafe manager Krystal is passionate about hospitality and good food. “Anytime you visit our cafe we want you to feel like you’ve just come home.” Krystal feels its a huge privilege to be able to serve the youngest members of our community (our KATC preschool students) and make them feel special and welcome.
When she’s not at Gold Creek Krystal can usually be found baking decadent desserts, decorating fabulous cakes and cookies or hosting gatherings for friends and family. A fair amount of Krystal’s free time is also spent as taxi driver for her 2 sons and their gaggle of friends. Krystal and her husband Jon were married in 1997 and moved into their forever home in 1998. Krystal is native to the area and enjoys nothing more than a drizzly afternoon spent by the fireside with a good book and huge cup of tea. The Pacific Northwest is her happy place not despite but because of the 155 days of gray clouds and rain it receives every year.
As the Facility Director, Peter is responsible for keeping ministry happening throughout the building. From the moment you enter the property; walk through the front doors; enter any room inside, he and his team want you to have an enjoyable experience connecting with fellow worshipers and engaging in community at Gold Creek.
My passion is working with kids in the Kids Ministry as I strongly believe that it is the perfect age to guide them to God. I also believe that having a wonderful building enhances our member’s experience.
Jordan is in charge of the Mill Creek Campus production and our Gold Creek App. He is currently going to Northwest University in pursuit of earning his bachelor degree in communications specifically in media.
Maribel interprets our sermons and graphics for Gold Creek en Español church and our Mexico church plants. She and Jose have a great vision for reaching the Hispanic Community in the Pacific Northwest.
Joy McBride is thrilled to serve as Co-Director of Kids at the Creek Preschool. She graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in political science and an elementary teaching certificate. She has taught in public and private schools in addition to serving in Children’s Ministry and private tutoring.
Tanya has served as Co-Director of Kids at the Creek Preschool since 2007. She brings many years of experience in operating a business in addition to educational experiences as a preschool teacher, tutor and a leader in Children’s Ministry.
Jennifer Boyington is the Director of Hope Creek Charitable Foundation located in Mill Creek Washington. Jennifer has always had a passion for special needs and hurting people. Starting in kindergarten, Jennifer would naturally surround herself with friends who didn’t know anyone and were left out.