Staff and Leadership

Rev. Ben Moore

    Ben has been in ministry since he was only a teen.  He is passionate about helping people grow and experience the presence of God in new, powerful, and life-changing ways.  Ben is a graduate of Nazarene Theological Seminary and is ordained in the Church of the Nazarene.
    Ben enjoys football–in fact, he volunteers for the local team, the Ridgefield Spudders.  He is also a Boise State fan (he was in campus ministry there.)  His favorite pro team is the KC Chiefs.  (He assisted the equipment manager for them in the late 90’s!)
    Ben is married to Tami, a pediatric Speech Therapist.  They met on in 2002 and were married in 2004.  Tami spent several years here in the Portland area before joining Ben in Iowa.  She graduated from Portland State, and received her master’s from Missouri State.
   They have 3 darling children:  Bretton, Teegan, and Chelise.

Associate Pastor Suzie

Suzie Anderson
   Susan has been in some form of ministry since the age of 16. As a child, she taught her friends about Jesus while pretending to be a Sunday School teacher.
   Suzie’s passion is to help families in times of need and guide youth as they define who they are, find their independence, and help them understand their parents.
   Suzie’s heart desire is that everyone she meets or meets sees Jesus in her life.  She loves to help them build a relationship with God through Jesus, guided by the Holy Spirit.
   Suzie has been taking classes online through Northwest Nazarene University.  She hopes to become ordained as a chaplain for Hospice.
   Suze enjoys being part of the youth and seeing them mature in Christ.  She also enjoyed being a caregiver, and is now helping at the hospital as a volunteer.
   Suzie’s favorite past time is crafting, painting, gardening and listing to music from the 1930’s-1950’s.
   Suzie is married to Jeff, a sales representative.  They met at Pleasant View Church in were married in 1984.  Jeff is born and raised at Ridgefield, while Suzie is a Marine Corp military brat.
   They have two adult children, Dawn and Kristofer  In addition they have 8 grandchildren-6 boys and 2 girls.