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Pastors and Elders

Mark Kilcup

Senior Pastor

In April of 2007, after 22 years of secular employment with the Boeing Company, Mark was called to the pastorate at East Renton Community Church. He is a 2006 graduate of Western Seminary, where he was awarded his Masters in Divinity. Mark is happily married to Patti, his wife of 30+ years. They have four adult children, three boys and a girl. Both Mark and Patti have a passion for ministry and love being around God’s people. In their free time they enjoy hanging out with family and friends and participating in outdoor activities like camping, fishing, hiking and boating.


Pastor Greg Barnett

Pastor Emeritus

Greg is a graduate of UCLA and received Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has served as founding director of Pine Summit at Big Bear Lake in Southern California, a Christian conference center, overseeing its development over a span of 21 years. Greg has also held pastoral positions in churches in West Los Angeles, Edmonds, Richland, and South Seattle. He and his wife Betty have been married nearly 56 years, often serving together in ministries of speaking and counseling. They have three children and ten grandchildren.


Pastor Quang Pham

Young Family Pastor

Quang is a graduate of the University of Washington and currently a student at Liberty University and Western Seminiary pursuing his Master of Divinity. He has served in full-time ministry in the Seattle area for over 15 years in various roles. His most recent role was Youth Pastor here at ERCC from 2004 to 2014. In addition to his ministry experience, Quang has nearly 10 years of experience in product management in the video game industry. He currently manages digital marketing campaigns at Nintendo. He has been married to his wife Tynaea since 2002 and they have five wonderful children.


Scott Christensen


Scott has attended ERCC since the fall of 1982, when he and his wife Diane of 40+ years moved to Renton. He has been serving East Renton Community Church as an elder for 25+ years. Scott and Diane have three adult children, Craig and wife Louisa, Reid, and Lisa and husband Tage. Scott participates and helps lead in Men’s Ministry, Adult Sunday School, church projects, and leads a Small Group. Scott and Diane are both graduates of the University of Washington. Scott is a Civil Engineer and works for a consulting firm in Bellevue. Diane and Scott enjoy studying God’s Word together, reading, sports, hiking, fishing, camping, travel and car racing.


Richard Heenk



Dave Johnson


Dave has attended ERCC since 1994. Two years later, he was asked to serve on the Elder Board. He continues to serve in that capacity today. He is married to his beautiful bride Gale and they together have raised three great children now adults, Kristina, Carl and Sarah. Currently they have three grandchildren. Dave has been involved with men's ministry, missions, small groups, & marriage enrichment. In 2012, he graduated from Western Seminary with a Masters in Ministry & Leadership. He currently serves as a volunteer Chaplain at Valley Medical Center. God provided Dave employment with General Electric for 37 years, where he has traveled in all 50 states, and a few foreign countries. He was involved in various power generation equipment sales & services. Gale and Dave enjoy hospitality, one-on-one mentoring, walking, and the Seahawks! Dave hits a little white ball as well.


Scott Johnson



Giff Visick