Scott Lerwick - Lead Pastor

Scott is a native Oregonian who grew up in Gresham. He attended Ozark Christian College in Joplin, MO where he earned his Bachelors in Biblical Literature. He then went on to Hope International University in Fullerton, CA, where he earned his Masters of Arts in Christian Leadership. 


He has been in full-time ministry for fifteen years, serving churches in Oregon, Idaho, and Oklahoma. His passions are preaching the Word of God, developing leaders and helping people know Jesus, grow in Jesus, and to go serve Jesus. Scott joined the team at Thurston Christian in October of 2017.


He is married to his beautiful wife, Joy, and together they have 4 amazing kids. They love spending time together hiking, backpacking and playing dominoes! 

Todd Hirano

Director of worship ministries