Staff

Lead Pastor - Joe Wittwer

Pastor Joe Wittwer

Joe came to Life Center in 1978 as the lead pastor and primary speaker. The easiest way to contact him is to see him after any Sunday service; he would be happy to meet you. You can also or call the office at 509.327.4422 to speak with Penny, his assistant.

Joe and Laina married in 1975 and have five children with a growing number of grandchildren.

Speaking Pastors

David Lewellyn |
Josh Schiel | 
Michael Wittwer | 

Ministry Leaders

Nursery | Deann Sylvia |
Pre K | Kari Papst | 
K–1st Grade | Sara Wittwer |
2nd–3rd Grade | Craig Schafer |
4th–6th Grade | Zach Saugen |
Jr. High (7-8 Grade) | Isaiah Hollister |
Sr. High (9-12 Grade) | Michael Wittwer |
College Age (18-25) | David Lewellyn |
NW Leadership College | Josh Schiel |
Womens | Ginger Siemens |
Couples | Matt Clark |
Next Steps | Corey Clarke |
Community Engagement | Krista Lack |
Missions & Volunteering | Shelbi George | 
Worship | Eric Bradley |
Finances | Blake Folden |
Facilities | Gary Justesen |
Communications | Andy Wittwer |

To speak with any of our staff, please call the office at 509.327.4422 and Karen, our receptionist, will help connect you.

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Aaron Sylvia | Facilities Specialist | t
Amy Franklin | Graphic Designer |
Amy Miller | Creative Programming Director |
Andy Wittwer | Communications |
Angela Bailey | Child care coordinator |
Angela Huntley | Outreach Support |
Angelina Miller | Accounting Manager |
Bill Kafflen | Assistant Executive Pastor |
Blake Folden | Administrative Pastor |
Bonnie Torhjelm | Accountant |
Brian Sheldon | Commons Host |
Bruce Finkbeiner | Mechanical Maintenance |
Ceila Del Rosario | Production Director |
Chris Tolman | Commons Host
Chris Whiteside | Audio & Technical Engineer |
Corey Clarke | Next Steps Director |
Craig Schafer | 1st-2nd Grade Pastor |
Dan Archer | Video Director |
Dave Compogno | Mechanical Maintenance |
David Lewellyn | Student Ministries Team Leader |
DeAnn Sylvia | Nursery Director |
Desi Weber | Kids Ministry Support |
Eric Bradley | Worship Arts Director |
Eric Holman | Student Ministries Worship Director |
Gary Justesen | Facilities Supervisor |
Ginger Siemens | Womens Pastor |
Heidi Pratt | Common Cup Ministries |
Jeremy Bailey | Commons Host |
Jodie Julagay | Adult Ministry Support |
Joe Wittwer | Lead Pastor |
Johnny Johnston | Campus Safety |
Josh Schiel | Student Ministries Life Groups Pastor |
Isaiah Hollister | Middle School Pastor |
Kalah Broom | Facilities Specialist |
Karen Pratt | Receptionist |
Kari Papst | Pre-school Pastor |
Kelly Aldrich | Bookkeeper |
Kim Walker | Database Administrator |
Krista Lack | Director of Serving, Spokane |
Kyha Clarke | First Impressions Director |
Leo Felice | Facilities Specialist |
Matt Clark | Family and Couples Pastor |
Michael Wittwer | High School Pastor |
Mike Riddle | Children's Ministry Pastor |
Miranda Clott | Adult Ministry Support |
Paul Brown | Music Director |
Paul Lack | Student Ministries Coordinator|
Penny Kafflen | Executive Assistant |
Phil Miller | Maintenance Assistant |
Rachel Clabaugh | Graphic Designer |
Rick Noll | Executive Pastor |
Robin Schuh | Facilities Specialist |
Ronda Sheldon | Kids Ministry Support |
Sam Nichols |  Associate Music Director |
Sara Wittwer | Kindergarten Director |
Scott Buergel | Facilities Specialist |
Shaun Stone | Care Pastor |
Shelbi George | Director of Serving, Church & International |
Tim Johnson | Adult Ministries Pastor |
Zach Saugen | 3rd-5th Grade Pastor |
Zak Johnson | Digital Media Producer |