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Our Staff
Pastor

Rev. Benjamin Moore

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Ben Moore grew up the oldest of four in a farm family near Sunnyside, Washington.  He graduated from Washington State University with a BA in Elementary Education and a math/science specialty.  He then attended Candler School of Theology, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia on honor scholarship, Graduating in 1979.  After serving four different rural parishes over 13 years, Ben spent 19 years in camp and retreat ministry administration.  Ben returned to parish ministry 6 years ago and was assigned to the West Highlands congregation in July of 2015.  Ben and wife Claudia married in 1982.  They have four children: Adrienne, a chiropractor in Federal Way; Mike, who works the technical side of television for the ABC affiliate in Kennewick; Steven an English teacher in Fu Ping, China; and Danny a musician and carpenter in Dixon, Illinois.  When not at the church Ben can be found gardening, reading, doing  cross stitch, camping or visiting his children and grandchildren.

 

 


Office Admin.

Jazzmine Chatman

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Jazzmine moved to the TriCities area in May of 2017. Jazzmine's background is in law and administrative work. She graduated in August of 2017 from University of Colorado. Jazzmine double majored in Political Science and Sociology, which she will eventually use to start a non-profit working with underserved youth. Her journey with Jesus has been rewarding and she continues to keep him in her heart wherever she goes. Tennis, skiing, hiking and reading are her hobbies and she can be found outside most of the time. She loves meeting new people so stop by and visit to get aquainted.


Youth Director

Elizabeth Randle

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Beth Randle grew up in Kennewick, Wa and has been working in youth ministry since 2005. She attended Columbia College Chicago and earned a business degree with an emphasis in arts management. She returned to Kennewick after graduating where she owned and operated a retail boutique for several years. Beth felt a deeper call to help students in their walk with God and soon she was ministering to youth at The Korean Presbyterian Church of Central Washington. Beth has been blessed to work with churches throughout the Tri-Cities, Wa and Central Church in Seoul, South Korea. She is a self-proclaimed “Goonies” aficionado, loves kimchee, and is a wannabe gamer. “God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.” 1 John 4:16


Pianist

Kay Ottem

Kay has been a professional musician for over 40 years.  She was born in Seattle, but has been living in the Tri-Cities since 1989.  She has been a member of West Highlands since 1990, acting as its pianist as well as being active in Worship, Missions, and United Methodist Women.  She is also the recording secretary for the Adminstrative Council.  Outside of church, Kay is a member of the League of Women Voters, plays golf, and enjoys being with her family and grandchildren.


Custodian

Danette Dyes


Custodian

Kelly Dyes


Nursery Attendant

Nanette Nolan


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