Our Staff

Scott

Scott Miller
Lead Pastor

Scott has been our Pastor since July of 2008. Prior to that, he served at WCC as Albany Christian School's Principal for seven years. He and his wife Angela have three children: Adam, Madison, and Ashley. Scott received his undergraduate degree from Corban University and his Masters degree from the University of Portland. Scott is a big baseball fan, loves to spend time with his family, and loves the community of Albany.

Mike

Mike Mellison
Associate Pastor, 

Mike joined WCC's staff in September 2010 as our Associate Pastor. With experience in both pastoral ministry and church administration, Mike makes a great addition to our team. Mike and his wife Melissa both graduated from Corban University in Salem, Oregon where they first met Pastor Scott and his wife. They have five children: John, Angela, Andrew, David, and Geneva. Mike loves to read, write, play music, and spend time with his family, especially at the ocean!

Chris

Chris Spivey
Worship Director

Chris joined WCC's staff in August 2011. He grew up in the Willamette Valley and has been involved in music ministry for over 10 years. A few years ago, Chris felt God calling him into ministry full time as a worship leader. Chris has a Bachelor's degree from Corban University in music and has three boys (Caden, Trynt, and Paxton) with his wife, Tosha. Chris loves to spend time with his family, play guitar, watch movies, and listen to music.

 


Charity

Charity Norem
Children's Ministry Director

Charity joined the staff of WCC in September of 2009 as our Children's Ministry Director. She has loved working with the children and seeing them grow in their relationships with God. She and her husband Josh have 2 boys: Zion and Victor. They have attended WCC since 1998. Their family enjoys hiking, outdoor sports, homeschooling, hanging out with family, and their best friends. Charity also loves going to the farmers market and cooking.

Craig

Craig Glaser
High School Director

Craig joined the staff of WCC in July of 2011. He graduated from Corban College in 2008 with a degree in Youth and Family Ministeries. Craig and Holli were married in August 2005 and he loves to spend time with his wife and three young kids, Braedon, Aubrey and Krissa. He loves the outdoors and his favorite outdoor activities are camping, backpacking, and hunting. In his free time he likes to work on projects around the house.

Dylan Ferguson

Dylan Ferguson
Middle School Director

Dylan joined the WCC staff and church family in November of 2012. He loves to work with youth and see them learn and grow with God. He also leads youth through the ministry of Young Life here in Albany. Dylan and his wife, Katherine, have been married since September 2011. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, surfing, playing disc golf and other outdoor sports.

Bethany

Bethany Haile
Office Administration

Bethany joined the WCC staff in the Spring of 2011. Her family has been part of WCC since 2002. She and her husband, Adam, have been married since October 1998. They have three girls: Emily, Megan, and Faith who enjoy traveling with them to Mexico on short term mission trips. She enjoys photography and almost any outdoor activity, or just spending time with friends and family. She is looking forward to visiting Mexico again and seeing her friends there.

Leiah Greene
Women's Ministry
& Office Administration
Leiah came to WCC in the Spring of 2003. She is an avid Oreo eater, preferring to eat all the chocolate first and then save the filling for last. Leiah studies at Western Seminary in Portland and has earned her BA in English from Oregon State University. She bleeds black and orange. Leiah has a love for the women of this community and helping them in their journey to knowing their Savior. She has been married to Sean since 1995 and they have three spunky, joyful, smart little blond girls…otherwise known as the Greene Girls. 

Scott Braten

Scott Braten
Men's Ministry

Scott joined our staff in 2012. Scott and his family have been part of the WCC family since 2008. He has a desire to see the men of WCC grow in their relationship with the Lord and for men to be better husbands and fathers so they can use their giftings and energies to glorify God. He and his wife Stacey, married in 2002, have two children, Sarah and Jake. Scott enjoys anything outdoors, including fishing, fishing, and taking people fishing.

Katie

Katie Miller
ACS Principal

Katie began serving at Albany Christian School in 2005 as the Preschool and Child Care Director. She is a positive leader who brings many years of administrative experience to ACS. Katie earned a degree in Developmental Psychology from Corban University in 1994 and has worked in education for more than ten years. Katie enjoys serving at WCC as part of the Worship Team. Katie and her husband Mike have been married since 1993 and have two great kids! The Miller family loves to hang out at home and invite others to join them!