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Jessica Ketola, Lead Pastor
Lead Pastor Jessica Ketola
Jessica is the Lead Pastor of the church and strategically guides the mission and vision of the church as a whole, is the main teaching pastor, trains leaders and oversees the staff. Jessica has been passionate about the church most of her life - challenging the status quo, exploring what it means to truly follow Jesus and pushing into holistic ways of being the church. Jessica is on the instructional team for Leadership in the New Parish Certificate at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology, a practitioner think-tank to equip leaders in reimagining missional innovation & church revitalization in the neighborhood, and serves as Board Chair of Turning Point, a non-profit birthed out of our faith community serving at-risk youth and underserved families. Jessica has also completed Sustainable Faith's School of Spiritual Direction and loves exploring the movement of God in the lives of others. Jessica is an artist and brings her creativity to VCC in many ways and has been a worship leader and songwriter for over 25 years. Jessica and her husband, David, have four children and live in Shoreline working for the good of their neighborhood.
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