Pastors/Directors from left: Shawn Stanton, Director of Worship & Music - Colleen Price, Care Coordinater - David Piper, Pastor of Student Ministries - Tim Richards, Lead Pastor - Britt Hemphill, Pastor of Children & Family Ministries - Wayne Yamamoto, Pastor of Adult Ministries
Support staff from left: Katie Means, Office Manager - Terry Sage, Custodian - Jennie Forberg, Bookkeeper - Jane Bultadaob, Secretary
Tim first came to Sequim as a boy. He met his wife, Branette, in eighth grade at the bus stop and knew he was hooked. After High School, Tim & Branette both attended Prairie Bible College, earning Bachelors in Religious Education. They married in 1984. After a brief time back in Sequim, they moved to Southern California where Tim attend Talbot School of Theology at Biola University.
While in Graduate School, Tim served as a Youth Pastor as well as working part-time for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Emergency Operations Bureau.
In 1988, having completed his MDiv, he received a call to serve as an Associate Pastor at Sierra Bible Church in Sonora, California. He and Branette served there eight years. During that time Tim also did some free-lance curriculum writing for David C. Cook Publishing.
Wayne has been on staff at Dungeness Community Church since November of 1994. He is the Associate Pastor of men’s, discipleship, and assimilation ministries. Born in Long Beach, California, he graduated from Narbonne High School in 1973. He attended San Diego State University and California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, California and graduated with a B.S. in Soil Science in 1980.
David was born and raised in California before moving to Sequim, Washington at 11 years of age. He attended DCC’s youth groups under the leadership of Wayne Yamamoto throughout junior high and high school, even helping with junior high youth group as a high school student. He graduated in 2004 from Sequim High, interned with DCC in 2008-10 as the JH Intern and became youth pastor in 2013 after completing a theology degree in New Zealand. He is happily married to Lauren Piper.