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About Us

Our Team


PASTOR DAN & CAROL BARTL

Lead Pastor

Dan is lead pastor at The Island Church. Dan and Carol have 5 boys; Anthony, who lives and works in Knoxville, Tennessee. Jonathon, Brandon, Kyle and Alex, all still live at home. Dan grew up in south Alabama and Carol in northeast Georgia. Their family has been in full time ministry for 18 years beginning in Georgia, then to Tennessee, Montana and finally Whidbey Island, when the Lord called them here in November of 2014. Dan enjoys Auburn Tiger football, golfing and fishing. Carol enjoys sewing, reading, scrapbooking and working with women’s ministry. They both enjoy the beach, hiking, marriage ministry and spending time with their family.

CONTACT DAN: dan@islandchurchofwhidbey.org


PASTOR LUIS SANCHEZ

Associate Pastor

Luis is the Associate Pastor at the Island Church. He and his wife Melissa come to us as church planters from Philadelphia having served for seven years at True Vine Church Community, an accredited Christian and Missionary Alliance church. Most recently and immediately before joining the Island Church Luis served at True Vine as a Campus Pastor. Luis is from Long Island-Hempstead, NY and Melissa is from Essex Junction, Vermont. Luis and Melissa met while studying Pastoral Ministry at Nyack College in Nyack, New York. They have three young children, Noah, Noel and Jael. Luis loves the NY Yankees and the NY Jets, especially the NY Jets. Luis and Melissa love exploring the great outdoors and taking adventures whether to a mall nearby or jumping on plane and trekking half-way across the globe (which of course happens a lot less these days because of the babies).

Contact: luis@islandchurchofwhidbey.org


SHELLY RASMUSSEN

Administrator

Shelly Rasmussen graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Sociology. She has been in an administrative role at The Island Church Church for 15 years. Shelly and her husband Claire have two grown sons: Jon and Thomas. She has loved living on Whidbey Island for the past 17 years. Shelly and her husband own a Manufacturing Software Company that she is actively involved in. She is passionate about her family, football, the WSU Cougars and working in her yard.

CONTACT: shelly@islandchurchofwhidbey.org


William Bolding

Worship Leader

William has been a part of the Worship Team for almost ten years and now leads our amazing team. William has a deep love for the Lord and has been a musician for most of his life.


Sean and Nikki York

Youth Coordinators

CONTACT SEAN AND NIKKI: youth@islandchurchofwhidbey.org


WILL COTTERELL

Men's Ministry Director

Will Cotterell has been an Art Director, Illustrator and Graphic designer for over 2 decades. He is Director of Men's Ministries.

CONTACT INFO: willc@islandchurchofwhidbey.org


LORI TRIBOU

Preschool Director

Lori Tribou has been serving the church and community in our preschool ministry for the past 20 years and as the director since 2005. Lori and her husband Jeff have lived on Whidbey since 1985. They have a son (Christopher) and daughter (Rachel), who are both married and working at Boeing along with their Dad, in various engineering capacities. Lori’s interests include; camping, hiking, golf, tennis, swimming and skiing.

CONTACT LORI: lori@islandchurchofwhidbey.org


CHRISTINE PARKER

Children's Education Director

Christine has enjoyed serving in the children's' ministry for most of the 16 years since attending here through Children's Church, Sunday School, Kings kids and the Preschool programs. Teaching and working with the little ones has been her love, passion and joy. Christine is very excited about sharing Jesus' love and compassion for His children as they walk through the doors here at the Island Church of Whidbey. She and her husband Jeff have four sons, Justin, daughter in law Leah, Christopher, Caleb and Jeffrey and enjoy doing things together like camping, hiking, jogging and a good road trip every now and then.

CONTACT CHRISTINE: christine@islandchurchofwhidbey.org


Debbie Wilkie

Children's Church Director

CONTACT DEBBIE: office@islandchurchofwhidbey.org


Luis Sanchez

Life Group Coordinator

CONTACT Luis: Luis@islandchurchofwhidbey.org


THE ISLAND WORSHIP TEAM

William Bolding- Guitar, lead vocals; Will Cotterell- keyboards, guitar, mandolin, vocals; Mikayla Napoli- keyboards, vocals; Bruce Forbes- vocals; Jocelyn Larson- vocals, bass; Al Lominac- soundboard, bass; Robert Kelly- guitar; Nathan Wilke - Bass, Sound Board, vocals; Alexis Merculief-vocals; Evan Merculief- drums; Marilyn Hodson- piano; Jim Doolittle- soundboard; Roy Berry- bass; computer graphics- Samara Birkley; Mark Douglas- bass, guitar


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