BEN & LIA STERCIUC
Ben preaches most Sundays at Elevation, and leads the church through vision-casting and practical teaching. Lia preaches and leads through counseling women, and in a variety of creative projects and events. Together, they own and operate an elder care business. Ben also teaches nursing at Northwest University.
Pastor of Care & Prayer
Ion heads up prayer at Elevation. Through Sunday prayer and organizing prayer-walks and other events, Ion leads our community in dynamic times of prayer and seeking God’s help and favor. He and his wife Ligia have four extremely well-dressed children.
ALFREDO & VANESSA DWAN
Community Groups & First Impressions
Alfredo and Vanessa lead the First Impressions Ministry alongside their team where they serve and help guests connect at Elevation. They also coordinate our Community Groups, helping Elevation Church grow as a family of disciples and followers of Christ.
When they’re not busy serving, they enjoy hanging out with friends through fellowship over meals, meeting new people, and hosting events where all are welcome.
Vanessa is also part-time on staff at Elevation in an Administrative role.
PHIL CERNA JR
Phil directs worship on Sunday morning. He loves music and Jesus! He works in the landscaping design, and enjoy hanging out with his family, watching football and eating good food.
GENE & DARLENE KREMER
Church Planters In Residence
Pastor Gene and Darlene are an integral part of our church community in Kirkland. In addition to being an active part of the prayer team and hosting for communion Sunday, in 2017 they will be planting and pastoring a new Elevation campus in Dupont, WA.