Staff

Say hello to the leadership team at GV SDA Church

Meet our leadership

Jeff Richards - Lead Pastor

Pastor Jeff joined the Pastoral Staff in January 2014. He has been pastoring in the Pacific Northwest since 1999 and is passionate about helping people meet and grow in Christ. He is married to Stephanie and they have 6 children.


"Let's go for the biggest, most audacious, Biblical goal-- to know the Father and Jesus Christ. This is life, eternal! There's no better life goal than this!"

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Andrew Uyeyama - Associate & Youth Pastor

Pastor Andrew serves as the Youth Minstries Pastor helping to guide and lead our youth into a loving relationship with Jesus.

He is married to Andrea and has two young kids.


"Anybody want to go rock crawling?"

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Michelle Foliente - Office Manager

Michelle is the Office Manager for the church. When you call or email the church office, you'll most likely be in contact with her. She is married to Roy and has three adult children.

"I love this church, and hope you will find the same family I have."

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Amy Yai - Church Treasurer

"I truly appreciate all the generosity of those who give to make ministry happen here at GV SDA church!"

Amy Yai doesn't miss a beat, keeping the church numbers in line. She is married to Jasper and is the mother of two kids.