Location & Service Times: 10:00am @ 1025 Rosemont Road, West Linn, OR

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  • Dave Sorensen
    Dave Sorensen
    Lead Pastor

    Pastor Dave came on board at Community of Faith as lead pastor in November 2011.  He served 21 years as a pastor of growing churches in California, Washington and North Dakota.  Pastor Dave is married to Holly, his beautiful bride of 22 years and has a tribe of 6 kids ranging from 9 to 20:  Hannah (20), Caleb (19), Ethan (17), Abby (14), Chloe (10) and Seth (9). 


    Dave finds his greatest joy being positioned in churches that want to grow spiritually, numerically and desire to make a godly impact locally and globally.  He finds satisfaction in watching God change lives and witnessing the power of God at work .  Besides his wife and kids, his greatest asset is his enthusiasm, energy and contagious joy of the Lord.  Pastor Dave spent most of his life in the NW.  He is a graduate of Redmond, Washington High School, Lutheran Bible Institute, Pacific Lutheran University and Luther Seminary. 


    His hobbies include running, hiking, fitness and hanging out with his wife and kids. Pastor Dave is readily available to meet you about anywhere, if, Jesus, ice cream, coffee, fitness or sports is on your mind.

  • Karin Chesnutt
    Karin Chesnutt
    Director of Music & Worship

    Karin has been with involved with worship and music at Community of Faith since the formation of the church.  Before that, she was involved with the worship band at Our Saviors Lutheran Church for many years.  She has been a member of a Lutheran congregation for 19 years. 


    Karin is currently  involved in music and ministry in the community as a private piano teacher and accompanist for the Westside Choir and Drama program.  Over the last 19 years she has accompanied the choirs at Stephenson Elementary, Jackson Middle School, and Wilson High School as well as many private music studios in Portland.  She has been involved in keeping the arts alive in the Portland Public Schools for more than 19 years.  


    Karin grew up in Portland, attended Sunset High School, was confirmed at Trinity Episcopal Church in Portland in 1983, and received her Bachelor of Arts at Stanford University in 1988.  She is married to Jim, her husband of 26 years, and together they have 3 children: Erika (23 years old) who has completed undergraduate work at University of Oregon and is now starting graduate work at Pacific University in Occupational Therapy, Kristin (20 years old) at Stanford University, and Matthew (17 years old) at Westside Christian High School.  


    Her hobbies include walking, cheering her kids on in athletic and music events, Women’s Bible Studies, and nurturing musicians in their love of the Lord and worship of Him.

  • Holly Sorensen
    Holly Sorensen
    Director of Children and Family Ministry

    Holly comes to us from the state of North Dakota. She was born and raised in Fargo and moved to West Linn in February, 2012 with her husband and six children. Her husband serves as a Pastor at Community of Faith Church and her children range in ages 21 down to 10.  


    Holly has studied at North Dakota State University, Luther College in Iowa, and Trinity Bible College in Washington State. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree as well as her Associates in Ministry degree.  She has been involved in teaching and ministry for over 25 years and has a huge passion for Jesus, children, and music.


    While living in Maple Valley, WA, she worked with the Tahoma School District for over 8 years and become the Founder and Director of a Children's Music School offering Kindermusik classes as well as private and group piano and voice lessons. She is very excited to serve with the team at Community of Faith and so thankful for the wonderful children that will be coming into her life and heart.

  • Lynne Shaffer
    Lynne Shaffer
    Church Secretary

    Lynne has been a Corporate Executive Assistant for major companies for the last 30+ years, and a member of our church since it's beginning.  She is also chairwoman of our Altar Guild, and sings on our Worship Team and in Chancel Choir with her husband of 27 years, Chris. 

    Lynne's responsibilities will include the church calendar, back-up for bookkeeping, oversight of office volunteers, publicity pieces, and general coordination of events. 


    If you need to schedule an event or get on someone's calendar, give Lynne a call!  


  • 1025 Rosemont Road, West Linn, OR

  • 503-303-7035

    Phone Number
  • 503-303-7036

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