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About UsDungeness Community Church


Join us on Sundays at 9:00 and 10:45am!

We meet at 45 Eberle Lane in Sequim, directions here.

Staff July 2017


Tim Richards

Lead Pastor

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.


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Wayne Yamamoto

Associate Pastor

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 Piper

David Piper

Youth Pastor

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 middle school and high school, even helping with middle school youth group as a junior. He graduated in 2004 from Sequim High with a nominal to non-existent faith. After losing a dear friend in a car accident he began to ask and struggle with the bigger questions of life.

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Shawn Stanton



Scott Culver

Scott Culver

Children's Director

Scott was born in Taiwan to missionary parents and lived his first five years in the Philippines. He lived in Pasadena and then Palo Alto where he graduated from high school. He is a graduate of Taylor University (B.A. History), Regent College in Vancouver, BC (M.Div and Th.M), and has a Doctor of Ministry degree from Northwest Graduate School of Ministry.Scott was called to Dungeness Community Church in 1987 where he served as Associate Pastor for 20 years. He then served another 8 years as Lead Pastor before retiring.

Jenny Hartman R.N

Jenny Hartman R.N.

Parish Nurse

Jenny was born in Dayton, Ohio, and subsequently worked in Hilo, Hawaii where she met her husband, Dave and then moved to Sequim in 1980. Since that time, she has worked in medical/surgical nursing at Olympic Medical Center, clinic nursing in Sequim, and also counseling and nursing managerial roles in the area.

She began the parish nurse program at Dungeness Community Church in 2006 after a personal health crisis. Parish nursing, also referred to as faith community nursing, encompasses physical, emotional, psychological and social health within the faith community and holds that spiritual health is central to ones total health. Her primary responsibilities are counseling, visitation, advocacy, education, and referral. She feels privileged to help those who may be journeying through a personal health crisis.


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Gary and Nancy Stack

Pastoral Counseling

Gary and Nancy are back on the Olympic Peninsula and available for all types of counseling needs. Professionally trained with masters degrees. Over 20 years experience. Appointments are available in Sequim at DCC and Port Angeles at IBC. For an appointment, call: Gary: 477-7088, or Nancy: 477-6910.

What We Believe

Our Mission:  Our mission is to glorify God by fulfilling the Great Commission through dynamic teaching, creative worship, deep community, effective evangelism, and joyful service.

Our Vision:  The vision of DCC is to form a cohesive caring community of people who are equipped and empowered to use their spiritual gifts for ministry within the church and who are committed to faithfully share the gospel in the Sequim community and beyond through holistic outreach.

Our Core Values:

  1. We value full devotion to Jesus Christ as head of the church and to God the Father to whom all glory and honor is due.
  2. We value love as the motivation for everything we do and say.
  3. We value dependent faith that waits for the power and leading of the Holy Spirit through personal and corporate prayer.
  4. We value submission to the authority of the Word of God. 
  5. We value obedience to Jesus Christ’s Great Commission through true discipleship that builds a lifestyle consistent with the biblical Christ.  In this way the gospel is preached; the lost are found. 
  6. We value presenting the gospel in culturally appropriate ways while remaining doctrinally pure.
  7. We value Spirit-led strategies in which acts of compassion and proclamation go hand in hand.
  8. We value unity and commitment to one another as God’s servants, developing and encouraging the use of our spiritual gifts in a caring community of faith. 
  9. We value faithful and empowered servant leadership modeled on the example of Jesus Christ.
  10. We value submission to godly leadership. 
  11. We value commitment to quality and excellence in all we do.