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Church Staff

Pastor Dave Thomas

Pastor Dave Thomas is amazed that a boy from the Ozark Mountains of Southwest Missouri not only serves an awesome congregation in Bellevue, Washington, but spent much of his adult life in Arizona, lived and worked in Africa for several years, traveled to quite a few Latin American countries, and has a son playing baseball…

Pastor Judy Brennan

Pastor Judy is originally from St. Paul, Minnesota, but graduated high school in Winthrop, Minnesota. After a year at St. Olaf College, she graduated from Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa in 1997 and Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, Berkeley, California in 2004. She has also taught English in Japan through the JET program and served a year…

Judy Giseburt

Her diversity of interests makes Judy Giseburt a natural fit for the diversity of tasks she handles as Cross of Christ’s Office Manager.  Whether it’s making sure that the copier has paper or handling the details for a large memorial service, she makes sure the pieces come together and makes it all seem easy. When…

Denise Fuentes

Denise Fuentes loves putting things in order, so we’re fortunate to have her as Cross of Christ bookkeeper!  She also has a passion for ministries that help people and considers herself blessed that her 30 years of bookkeeping–including 11 at Cross of Christ–allows her to do just that.  Originally from California, she felt herself called…

Kristie Walker

A life-long Lutheran, Kristie Walker sees service as a way to live her faith.  Although she was born and raised in California, she moved to Seattle to attend the University of Washington and never looked back. After finishing her undergrad (English) and masters (Teaching) at the UW, she spent several years teaching in an urban middle…

Colin Walker

Colin Walker is a Bellevue native who’s attended Cross of Christ since the age of 8.  A brief time away netted him a Bachelor’s degree from Central Washington University in Ellensburg, but he returned home afterward to complete a Master in Public Administration from Seattle University.  He uses his 30 years of handbell experience to…