Staff Directory

Ministry Leads & Ministry Support Staff

  • Mark Meredith - Lead Pastor
  • Sharon Anderson - Pastor of Adult Christian Formation
  • Nick Pringle - Pastor of Student Ministries
  • Nancy Thompson - Pastor of Children & Family Ministries
  • Brenden Smith - Director of Worship Ministries
  • Amy Quinn - Director of Ministry Support
  • Carol Sandsmark - Ministries Coordinator
  • Kim Strobaugh - Ministries Coordinator
  • Mindy Richardson - Accountant
Mark Meredith - Lead Pastor

Mark Meredith

Lead Pastor

Mark is from Olympia, Washington, where he owned a small business. In 1995, he sensed God calling him to plant a church in Eagle River, Alaska, which he led for the last 17 years. He earned his Master's degree from Regent College in Vancouver, BC. He recently completed his Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, CA. Most importantly, Mark strives to deliver Christ's message in a form that honors the authority of Scripture while being relevant to the challenges we face today. Mark and his wife, Patty, have three boys: Aaron, Jesse, and Samuel. Mark enjoys running, fishing, reading and being with people.
Sharon Anderson - Pastor of Adult Christian Formation

Sharon Anderson

Pastor of Adult Christian Formation

Sharon serves as Pastor of Adult Christian Formation at PLCC. Her passion is to see every person energized and equipped for the journey of becoming like Jesus. She has a B.A. in English and Elementary Education from North Park University and a Master of Theology from Fuller Seminary. Sharon and her family have been part of the PLCC community for over 20 years. She and her husband L.A. have four adult children: Erica, Britta, Nathan and Kara. Sharon loves reading, baking, playing piano and meeting new people.

Carol Sandsmark - Ministries Coordinator Carol Sandsmark Ministries Coordinator
Nick Pringle - Pastor of Student Ministries

Nick Pringle

Pastor of Student Ministries

Nick has been a part of the Pine Lake Covenant Church community since January of 2006. He has a degree in Youth and Family Ministries from Trinity Lutheran College and has been doing youth ministry for 5 years prior to being hired. Nick has a heart for students and connecting them to Jesus, and has really found his niche here at Pine Lake Covenant. He has a passion for music, anything crafty and of course Ford Mustangs!
Kim Strobaugh - Ministries Coordinator Kim Strobaugh Ministries Coordinator
Nancy Thompson - Pastor of Children & Family Ministries

Nancy Thompson

Pastor of Children & Family Ministries

Nancy serves as the Pastor of Children and Family Ministries at Pine Lake Covenant Church. She has a huge heart for intergenerational discipleship. She sees her role as coming along side parents to inspire, model, encourage, and equip them in their journey of faith formation in their family. Nancy has three children: Cory, Jacob & Sarah. She is a runner who has completed five half-marathons. She loves the outdoors and travel.
Kim Strobaugh - Ministries Coordinator Kim Strobaugh Ministries Coordinator
Brenden Smith - Director of Worship Ministries

Brenden Smith

Director of Worship Ministries

Brenden (b. 1981) loves music, Jesus and reading his Bible. He is happy to serve in whatever capacity the LORD chooses.
Kim Strobaugh - Ministries Coordinator Kim Strobaugh Ministries Coordinator
Amy Quinn - Director of Ministry Support

Amy Quinn

Director of Ministry Support

Amy and her family have been a part of the PLCC community since 2002. Amy joined the staff in 2004 as the Receptionist and is now the Director of Ministry Support.
Carol Sandsmark - Ministries Coordinator

Carol Sandsmark

Ministries Coordinator

Carol and her family have been part of the PLCC community since 1994. She has served in Children’s & Student Ministries, primarily as a Sunday school teacher alongside her husband Mike and currently participates in Missions. Carol joined the staff in 2004 as the Receptionist and is now the Ministries Coordinator. She also serves on the Missions Leadership Team.
Kim Strobaugh - Ministries Coordinator

Kim Strobaugh

Ministries Coordinator

Kim and her family have been part of the PLCC community since she was 2 years old. She has served over the years in Worship Ministries including music and drama. Kim joined the staff in 2007 as Ministries Coordinator supporting Children’s, Student, and Worship Ministries.
Mindy Richardson - Accountant

Mindy Richardson

Accountant

Mindy and her family have been a part of the PLCC community since 2007. Mindy joined the staff in 2012 as the accountant.