Meet the team

Pastors, Elders & Deacon 

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Jeremy Roh

Senior Pastor

About Me:  I am married to Grace and I have two children, Emery and Bennett. I grew up in Southern California, and I met my wife while we attended the University of Texas. I began my seminary training at Dallas Theological Seminary, and graduated with an M.Div at Denver Seminary.  My life’s goal is to share the love of Christ and to serve His church.

Interesting Fact: I love to cook/smoke Texas style BBQ. I am by no means an expert, but I am always willing to share the deliciousness of Texas BBQ.

Favorite Scripture: Romans 8:28

Scott Christensen

Elder

About Me: I was born in Montana on route to Seattle. I graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in civil engineering; I am a professional engineer working for a consulting firm in Bellevue. I am married and have three married children and four grandchildren.

Interesting Fact: I race and wrench cars for fun.

Favorite Scripture: Romans 12:3

Gifford Visick

Elder

About Me: My family and I started attending ERCC in 2011. I’m an accountant by trade and have worked in the field for 23 years. I’ve been married to my wife, Renee for 21 years and have two  children, Bradon and Makayla. I was saved by Christ at age 31.

Interesting Fact: I love to watch, play and coach soccer.

Favorite Scripture: Matthew 7:13–14

Dean Tsuchida

Elder

About Me: My wife Kirie and I are blessed with three sons, all whom are grown men.
I have an engineering degree from UW, worked at Boeing for 37 years, and retired in
 2014. In 2004, both Kirie and I came to faith at 50. For exercise I take walks with Kirie
 and play in the yard. We enjoy sharing our lives and home with others over meals.

Interesting Fact: Although an engineer by trade, I enjoy all kinds of arts and crafts,
especially drawing and origami. I once made an origami crane about the size of a
pin head for my mom.

Favorite Scripture: 1 John 2:16 – 17
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Gene Iverson

Deacon

About Me: My wife, Joy, and I have been married for 35 years. We have two adult sons,
 Russell and Joshua.  Russell and his wife were married in September 2017.  Joshua is
engaged to Tatyana. I have been an engineer at Boeing for 36 years.  I strive to show faith
 through service in outreach opportunities at ERCC. I very much appreciate the Men's
Ministry and the platform it provides to grow myself and in my relationship with our sons.

Interesting Fact: Joy and I enjoy riding our 9 ½ foot long recumbent bicycle that fits in the back of our car.

Favorite Scripture: Proverbs 3:14-15

Ministry Leaders

Craig Christensen

Men's Ministry Coordinator

About Me: I was born and raised at ERCC. I'm a civil engineering graduate from the University of Washington, and work for a civil engineering consulting firm in Bellevue. I've been married to my wife, Louisa, since 2016 and we have a daughter, Hazel, who was born in 2019, and a son, Steele, born in 2021. We are also licensed foster parents and plan on foster-to-adopting in the future.  

Interesting Fact: I love making spreadsheets for anything and everything and my calendar events include my sleep.

Favorite Scripture: Proverbs 3:5–6, which is tattooed in Hebrew across my upper back.

Ann Snow

Worship Team Leader

About Me: I was raised in a very musical family as a missionary and pastor's kid in
 Japan. I met my husband while attending Seattle Pacific University where I received
my degree in Music Theory and Composition, after which I attended University of
Tennessee, Knoxville to study Music Theory and Technology. I truly love meeting
people where they are at in their lives and helping them intimately connect with
God through music.

Interesting Fact: Having attended Japanese school through 8th grade, I speak, read,
and write Japanese fluently. And yes, I love and regularly cook Japanese food!

Favorite Scripture: Matthew 22:37-39 / Mark 12:30-31


Kristen Bartlett

Children's Ministry Leader

About Me: I was born and raised in Central CA before moving to the Pacific Northwest where I attended Seattle Pacific University for nursing and graduated in 2006. My husband Matt and I were married a year later and began attending East Renton Community Church in 2009. We've been blessed with two kiddos, Colbie and Caleb and also spent some time fostering 2 kids. I work in the Emergency Department at a local hospital and live in Renton with my mother-in-law, our 3-legged dog and 3 chickens. I've been serving as Children's Ministry Director since July 2021.

Interesting Fact: I love gymnastics! I did gymnastics for 18 years, through college, then coached collegiately and have been judging for the past 13 years.

Favorite Scripture: Philippians 4: 6-7

Rachel Sera

Prayer Coordinator

About Me: I have lived in the PNW, specifically Renton Highlands, most of my life and have been attending ERCC since 2014. I began my journey of drawing near to God through prayer several years ago and am overwhelmed by how He's used prayer to pour blessings into my life.

Interesting Fact: When not eating spumoni, slaying dragons, or drinking way too much coffee, I enjoy dancing frenetically with my family to the soundtrack of "A Goofy Movie."

Favorite Scripture: Romans 12:19–21

Office Staff

Renee Visick

Office Administrator

About Me: I have  lived in this area (Renton and Issaquah) all my life.  I met my husband, Giff playing a pick up game of soccer at the Renton Stadium. We were married in 1999 and have 2 wonderful children, Bradon and Makayla.  I was saved by Christ in my early thirties. When the weather is nice I like to work in my garden/yard.

Interesting Fact: In the movie Assassins, I was an extra in the background playing soccer with my co-ed team in Georgetown. We started on a Friday night at 6:00 pm and went home at 6:00 am. It was a long night!

Favorite Scripture: Romans 10:9

Diane Christensen

Financial Secretary

About Me: I was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas, before moving to the Puget Sound area as a teenager. I graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Washington.  My husband and I have three married children and four grandchildren.

Interesting Fact: I am the only left-handed person in my extended family.

Favorite Scripture: Proverbs 3:5–6