Ben Edstrom - Pastor
Father Ben pastors All Saints having served over twenty years in pastoral ministry including helping start four churches in the Pacific Northwest. He is married to Lei and has three adult children, Mical, Jacob and Luke. He holds a Master's in Biblical Leadership and a Doctorate of Ministry ABD in Semiotics & Future Studies from Portland Seminary. When not serving or studying, Ben loves flyfishing, music and roasting coffee.
Galen Yorba-Gray - Deacon
Deacon Galen brings years of ministry experience to the Pastoral Staff at All Saints, both as a pastor of a Hispanic bilingual church on the border and as professor of Spanish literature at a Christian university. He is married to Joanie "Juanita," and together they have served in many different ministry contexts, including an international service ministry to the HIV/AIDS community. He holds Bachelor's degrees in Spanish and Bible/Religion, a Masters in Spanish literature, cross-cultural ministry training from Fuller Seminary, and a PhD in Spanish Literature. His ministry goals include developing a vital Hispanic ministry at All Saints and serving the church and community. Hobbies: eating menudo, cooking Mexican food, getting skunked at fishing, gardening, playing gospel tunes on the piano, and kayaking (on calm lakes).
D. J. Jackson - Business Administrator/Music Leader
D. J. assists with a variety of projects involved in starting and maintaining a new Anglican parish. He also leads worship in our Saturday services and facilitates our mid-week small group discussion. D. J. was a pastor in another Christian denomination when he felt the call of God to join the Anglican tradition. He loves to read books on theology, church history, and liturgy as well as composing music for use in Christian worship.
Lei Edstrom - Music/Marketing
Lei partners with DJ to lead music during our Saturday gatherings as well as overseeing marketing. She is married to Father Ben. She holds a Bachelors in Music and a Master's of Education in Art. Lei enjoys the deep richness of the Anglican tradition and views the arts as an integral liturgical element in meaningful worship. She celebrates the expression of corporate worship during our services and cherishes the warm sense of community at All Saints.