RESURRECTION leadership & Staff

The staff and leadership here at Resurrection is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email or call them.

  • David Scott

    Pastor

    David was born and raised in the Seattle area, where he grew up attending North Seattle Alliance Church. David attended Biola University and Trinity Western University. He graduated a BA in Biblical Studies and a minor in history. He earned his MA in Biblical Studies (RTS Orlando) and his MDiv at Westminster Theological Seminary in California. David and his wife Sara have four children ages 14 to 20. In 2001, David was ordained at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Issaquah where he served as associate pastor before coming on staff at Faith Presbyterian Church in 2007, in preparation for the planting of our church, Resurrection Presbyterian.


    CONTACT: 

    p: 253-468-3448

  • Scott Jensen

    elder

    Scott grew up in Parkland and attended Washington High School. He is married to Beth for 25 years and they have 1 daughter, Allison. Scott is self-employed at his plant nursery and hobbies include running, gardening and reading. He is a life-long christian and has been with Resurrection Presbyterian from the beginning. Scott wants to serve God in whatever ways God has called him to. He loves RPC for the people, the preaching and the community groups. 


    CONTACT:

    e:scott.jensen@resurrectionpc.org

  • Doug King

    elder

    Doug is a native of Central Pennsylvania, but has lived in the Pacific NW for over thirty years. He came to faith in Christ in high school, then came to a reformed understanding while in medical school and attending Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. The Kings are founding members of Resurrection Presbyterian Church. In fact, in 2007 the church had its organization meeting and first few months of services in their house. Doug is a surgeon at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup. He and Margie have three adult sons. His life experience can be condensed to “the LORD is righteous in all his ways and kind in all His works”(Ps 147:17).


    CONTACT: 

    e: doug.king@resurrectionpc.org

  • Josh Bava

    deacon

    Josh has served as a deacon since 2018. He has lived in both Washington and Missouri since graduating from Central Washington University with a B.A. in law and justice. He has completed several courses working toward his M.A. in Biblical studies from Reformed Theological Seminary. He particularly enjoys Church history and apologetics and the works of Charles Spurgeon and R.C. Sproul.


  • Jose Claudio

    DEACON


  • Nick FAllis

    deacon

    Nick was born in Alaska but has lived in northwest Washington for his whole life since the age of one. He is married to Beth Fallis, and has four kids: Christian, Wells, Audrey, and Bronte. Nick has worked for Discount Tire Co. for the past ten years, but was recently hired by Tacoma PD as a patrol officer. He is looking forward to helping the family of RPC in whatever ways God points him.  


    CONTACT: 

    e:nick.fallis@resurrectionpc.org

  • Jim Pasquan

    deacon

    Jim was raised in Tacoma Wa., is married to Kristina, and has two sons. Jim retired after 40 years with the Boeing Company and is now employed part time with the Puyallup School District. Jim is also a High School Wrestling Coach, dabbles as a Handyman and is a Craigslist bargain hunter. Jim was a deacon at his prior church and recent elect in Nov 2018 at RPC. Jim desires to serve the Lord in many ways, not only through serving as a deacon, but also in the community.


    CONTACT:

    e:jim.pasquan@resurrectionpc.org


  • Tim Vander Pol

    deacon (Chairman)


    Tim was born and raised in the Shoreline, WA area. He was serving as a deacon at Faith PCA when Resurrection was being planted. As one of two deacons from faith attending RPC he assumed many deacon duties at RPC prior to being elected as one of their original deacons. Tim served as Chairman of the Deacons until 2015 when he chose not to stand for reelection when Tim and his wife Sharletta welcomed their twins. They have eight children, two girls followed by six boys. Reinstalled in 2018, he is currently the Chairman of the Diaconate. Tim works as one of the Vice Presidents at Peninsula Truck Lines.


    CONTACT:

    e:tim@resurrectionpc.org


  • Bill Smith

    ADMINISTRATOR

  • Margie Bicker

    Community Group Coordinator

    Margie Bicker and her husband, Steve, have five children, four children-in-law, and three grandchildren. Margie is a freelance writer and also teaches at a classical Christian school, and Steve works for the city of Tacoma. They live in Lakewood and have been attending Resurrection Presbyterian Church since the summer of 2013.




  • Denise Postma

    music director

    After graduating from Dordt College, Denise moved from her childhood home near Ireton, Iowa, to Hanford, California. While living in California, she served as Worship Coordinator for the Hanford CRC for over 12 years. In October 2016, she moved to Puyallup and began serving as Music Director at RPC one year later. Denise also works as a paraeducator for the Puyallup School District. She enjoys spending time with family, cross-stitching, gardening, going for walks, and appreciating the beauty of the Pacific NW.