Ryan Harkey

Lead Pastor
Wife: Emily, Children: Samuel, Seth, Luke & Evelyn

Ryan has been serving in full-time ministry since 1996.  In that time, he has served as a Lead Pastor, an associate pastor, as well as a youth and children's pastor. He has also served with the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ in multiple countries during his college years, and professionally with Athletes in Action Media.  He has served as a pastor in both Texas and California.  Ryan has studied at Dallas Theological Seminary, as well as Moody Theology Seminary, where he completed his masters degree.  Ryan and Emily were married in 1997, and have four wonderful children.  He loves his family, sports, and the Houston Astros.  Ryan has a passion for making disciples and leading the church to help fulfill the Great Commission in this generation.


Jake Foster

Worship Pastor
Wife: Melissa, Children: Adelaide, Charlotte & Levi

Jake has served as the Worship Pastor at CrossPointe Church since 2010, and has a genuine passion for music and worship. A 2002 graduate of Seattle Pacific University, he majored in Communication Studies and minored in Music. Jake spent 7 years as a worship pastor in Northern California before moving back home to Washington. Born and raised on a dairy farm in Carnation, WA, he married his high school sweetheart, Melissa, in 2005. Jake loves spending time with his family, playing sports, listening to great music and sharing a good meal with friends and family. Jake oversees CrossPointe missions and has traveled the world extensively.


Melissa Mortenson

Accountant/Human Resources
Husband: Scott, Step-Children: Missy, Stephanie, Becky, LaCosta, Katie & Stephen

Melissa has a BA in Music from Central WA University, and almost completed her BA in Accounting from Central as well.  Almost all of her working experience has been in the area of accounting, while her music has been her “other life”; singing in many different venues, including singing in and leading worship teams and choirs at churches.  She has lived in the NW nearly all her life, preferring to remain near her parents and five brothers and sisters, and all their families.  She met her best friend, Scott, online in 2007, and married him  in 2009, becoming the step-mother to his six children.   When she is not keeping the numbers balanced for the church and Heritage Christian Academy, you will find her working on knitting or crocheting projects for her other business, Knifty Knits, directing the Alpha Singers choir, or at home with her husband and 3 dogs.



Emily Brooks


Biography Coming soon!

Andrew Arrieta

Youth and Outreach Pastor
Wife: Sarah, Son: Andrew

Andrew, from Los Banos, CA, is serving as the Youth and Outreach Pastor. He graduated from Fresno Pacific University with a degree in Christian Ministries and Leadership. Andrew spent seven years working with the campus ministry First Priority as Area Director of the California Central Valley.


Katie Saunders

Children's Ministry Director
Husband: Josh, Children: Elias & Micah

Josh Saunders

Principal, Heritage Christian Academy
Wife: Katie, Children: Elias & Micah

I grew up in Omak, WA before moving to Florida to attend Pensacola Christian College. While there, I received my Bachelor’s in Sports Management and my Master’s in Education Administration. Athletics have always been a passion of mine, and I have been blessed to use that passion to reach children and teens for Christ. After graduating, I worked in the Philadelphia area as an athletic director/coach. Then, after having our first child, the Lord called us back to the Northwest where I have been blessed to work at Heritage Christian Academy. When not working, I love spending time with my family, playing sports, and rooting on our Mariners and Seahawks.

April Tufteland

Genesis Preschool Director
Husband: Seth, Children: Mattias & Kaja

April has been blessed to grow up in the Pacific Northwest! She has been attending Crosspointe Church since the age of 5. She used to help her Mom teach Sunday Preschool at the age of 12. April started teaching Sunday school on her own at 16. She is still in the process of finishing up her Early Childhood Education degree at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. April and her husband were married in the spring of 2012. April, her husband, and child are active members of the community, participating in events with the Bothell Son's of Norway.