Twin Oaks Church Staff


Dr. Russell St. John - Lead Pastor

Russ was born and raised in Washington State, and is a lover of sunshine, fishing, college football, preaching, church history, his family, and dogs. After graduating from Washington State University, he earned his Master of Divinity at Covenant Theological Seminary in Saint Louis. He has pastored churches in Washington and Pennsylvania, and has served as an active duty Chaplain in the United States Navy. Along the way, he earned a Doctor of Ministry in preaching from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and is currently a PhD candidate at the London School of Theology, where he is researching 19th Century theologies of preaching. Along with serving Twin Oaks as Senior Pastor, Russ is a visiting lecturer at Covenant Seminary, where he helps to train students to preach God's Word faithfully. Russ and his wife, Amy, have been married for sixteen years and have six children and one German Shepherd. Russ joined the Twin Oaks staff in February of 2014.
Check out Pastor Russ's blog here!


Rev. Bill Myers - Associate Pastor

Pastor Bill Myers has been blessed to:

  • Be a follower of Jesus for 42 years

  • Be married to Wendy for 36 years

  • Be a father to 5 great children (and 4 sons-in-law & 1 daughter-in-law) for 33 years, and the grandfather of 6 and counting

  • Be a graduate of Covenant Seminary for 13 years

  • Be on staff at TOPC for 17 years

  • Have had a part in the following ministries at TOPC: Evangelism, Discipleship, Marriage Mentoring, Assimilation, Parenting, Special Needs, Worship Leading, Preaching/Teaching, Families

  • Have spent over 10 years in the following countries on long or short-term mission projects: Togo, Cameroon, Benin, Nigeria, South Africa, Morocco, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Belgium, France, Netherlands, UK, Scotland, Italy, Austria, Luxembourg, Germany, Ukraine, Mexico, Ecuador, India

Brian Roby
Administrative Director



Iva Vogan
Children's Ministry Director






Virginia McGuigan
Director of Music


Music & Worship Staff
Wendy Myers, Administrative Assistant
Dennis Bergin, Organist

Mark Hawkins
Business Administrator

Business / Admin. Staff
Jack Lavergne, Maintenance Supervisor
Valari Clough, Accountant
Dot Massot, Receptionist



Church Elders

Todd Akin, John Hibbler, Greg Huffman, Doug Loveall, Bill Myers (Associate Pastor), Nathan Reddick, Norman Reed, Jeff Scheibe, Russell St. John (Lead Pastor), Ernie Taeger


The Diaconate

Kerry Brown, Carson Carrington, Tim Fessler, Jay Fox, Flavio Furlan, Brian Moellenhoff, Jay Nichols, Shawn Perry, Craig Philipp, Gary Skelton, Jim Spindel, Clark Stout, Larry Zanders


Donna Middendorf
Director of Missions


Missions Staff
Jenni De Jong, Administrative Assistant



Student Ministry Staff

David Barnes, Director of Student Ministry
Andy Iversen, College Ministry Director


Les Prouty
Communications Director

Communications Staff
Dennis Scanio, Media & Graphic Design



Nicki Sanden
Business Manager