Our Staff

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Nathan Ensz

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Nathan Ensz will be our new pastor starting on August 16.  Nathan grew up in Oregon and served as the Youth Pastor of Evangelical Bible Church in Dallas, Oregon for 17 years.  He has a double degree from Multnomah University in Youth Ministry and Theology & Bible.   He and his wife Kelsey have three kids. He enjoys camping, boating, hard work, and walks with his family in the evening.

Katy Ellis

Children's Ministry Director
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Katy grew up in Tillamook, OR before she moved to Salem to attend Corban University. There she met her husband, Peter, and got a degree in Health Sciences with a minor in Bible Studies. She works full time at a veterinary clinic and loves to spend her free time with her dogs and horses. She has been involved in many different ministries including nursery, women’s ministry, camp ministry, and children’s ministry and is passionate about serving God and the children of Kingwood Bible Church.
Peter Ellis and his wife Katy, associate pastor of Kingwood

Peter Ellis

Youth and Worship Pastor
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Peter grew up in Vancouver, WA and moved to Salem in 2008 to attend Corban University, where he got his degree in Student and Family Ministries with a minor in Biblical Studies. He has worked in a variety of different ministries, and currently leads the worship team and our youth group here at Kingwood. He and his wife Katy live right down the street from the church with their two dogs.