Lead Pastor

Kyle Welstad

Lead Pastor

Kyle first came to Living Hope in February 2015 with a B.A. from George Fox University in Biblical Studies as well as an M.Div from George Fox Evangelical Seminary. Kyle and his wife Christina are originally from Oregon and love the Pacific Northwest. Kyle loves a good cup of coffee, reading, playing baseball with his kids and is a huge sports fan. Their three children Addison, Michael, and Elizabeth, keep things hopping around the house and are a lot of fun. Kyle has a passion for the church and longs to see people connected to Jesus.

Mary Combs

Assistant Pastor & Daycare Director

Mary serves as the Worship leader and as the Daycare Director here at Living Hope. She has a passion for seeing people of all ages know their value as children of God. She has a heart for connecting people to each other as a tangible expression of the love Jesus has for each of us. Mary and her husband Chris have been attending Living Hope since 1996. They have two kids Libby and Noah.

Scott Swenson

Worship Coordinator & Interim Youth Pastor