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David Ristow, Interim Pastor
cell: (360) 878-0945
Email: dcristow@gmail.com

Pastor David grew up in Seattle and went to Northwest University where he met his wife.  His wife, Karla grew up in Denver, Colorado. They have served as associate pastors in churches ranging in size of 200 to 6000. They have also pastored two churches, one for 5 ½ years in Southern California and another church for 16 years in Washington. Both David and Karla have a Master of Ministry degree from Simpson University.

For the last 11 years, David and Karla have served as an intentional interim pastor helping congregations navigate through transition. His love is apologetics, the defense of our faith, and also leadership development.

David enjoys all sports, especially basketball and he loves Pike Place Market and a good cup of coffee. Karla loves decorating, reading and enjoys taking lots and lots of pictures. They have two sons, one is a police officer and the other is video projection specialist at a community college.