Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Mark Grange

Lead Pastor

Mark and his wife Kristi have 3 kids; Elijah 18, Anna 17, and Allie 14.  In their free time you will find them at the ballyard watching their kids, or in front of a TV screen watching their Cubbies.  They love the Yakima Valley and are committed to seeing it flourish.

Susan Cowin

Operations Pastor

Susan and her husband, Ron, have two grown kids and two grandkids. Together they enjoy sports, hiking, and working on projects around the house, but most of all love they love the time their family gets to be all together.

Charity Curnutt

Communications Pastor and Office Manager

Charity and her husband, Eric, have four kids; three in high school and one graduated.  In Charity’s spare time she enjoy going to estate sales and and yard sales, hunting for treasures. She also loves meeting up and spending time with friends, especially over coffee! A favorite thing for Eric and Charity as a family is when everyone is home, sitting around the dinner table together. 

Maureen Boisselle

Children's Pastor

Charlie and Maureen have been married for going on 22 years. They have six amazing kids they are raising on a farm in the lower valley. Together they’ve grown and been challenged by homeschooling (13 years and counting)! You can find them serving together, going to the mountains, enjoying the beach or simply spending an evening at home with everyone around the fire pit. 

Bobby Pottenger

Youth 

Bobby and his wife Katie are proud parents to their beautiful children, Ava and Hudson. As a family they love anything that has to do with the great outdoors. On the weekends they love adventuring to new mountain lakes or unknown hiking trails. Their love for the city of Yakima runs deep and they desire to see this community thrive and prosper!

Chris Veldhuizen

Creative Pastor

Chris is in charge of all our tech and media here at Heights Church with a passion for relational ministry and discipleship. Originally from Central California, Chris and his wife have been Yakima residents since 2017. In his free time, Chris enjoys table top games, rock climbing, and year round ice cream. 

Moses and Erica Lugemye

Worship Pastors

We are the Lugemye’s. We are passionate about all people finding their voice in worship! We love to create with our three awesome kids. We enjoy movies, languages and cultures, bike rides and walks!

Jessica Chapman

Teaching Pastor - Guest Services/Start Up

Jessica is a wife and mother of 4 who grew up in the Yakima Valley. She recently received her pastor’s license and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in elementary education.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, loves watching her boys play baseball, reading a good book, and relaxing around a campfire.  She is passionate about bringing more to Jesus and helping them understand the grace and forgiveness He offers.

Eric Steen

Teaching Pastor - Guest Services/Start UP

Eric is married to his childhood sweetheart, Gina, and together they have three adult children, whom he loves very much. Eric would describe himself as just a normal person, having both victories and battles in life. Most of his friends have become like family to him and he enjoys spending time with them. Conversations with Eric are never superficial; he likes to talk about deeper things in life with people.