Pastor Steve Kufeldt--Lead Pastor
A native of Florida who loves living in the Pacific Northwest, Pastor Steve enjoys being with people and is energized by activity. He helps lead several key areas in the life of our church—outreach, discipleship and assimilation. He is active in the community with the local pastors group, the French Prairie Kiwanis Club and the Chamber of Commerce. A fourth-generation minister, Steve enjoys golf, reading, woodworking and yard work. He has undergrad and graduate degrees from Anderson University (Anderson, IN) and has served in full-time ministry for 31 years, 13 of those as a senior pastor. He has been married to his wonderful wife, Cindy, for 28 years. Cindy helps lead the church’s library ministry and also serves as the church custodian. Steve and Cindy have two adult children, Seth and Abby. Seth works with young men in the foster care and juvenile system as a case worker for a social work agency in Portland and Abby is a staff accountant at the Salem home office of a senior living company.