Pastors and Staff
Associate Pastor: Janet DeWater
A native of New Jersey, Janet DeWater has called the northwest home since 1988. A graduate of San Francisco Theological Seminary, she served First Presbyterian Church in Everett before coming to Newport as the Director of Children’s Ministries in 2002. In 2009 she was called to serve as Associate Pastor at Newport. Her responsibilities include worship, children’s and family ministries, oversight of the youth program, and general pastoral duties. She and her husband John, enjoy supporting their children’s activities, (Paul is a student at Seattle University and Nora is at Redmond High School), working on their home and yard, gathering with family and friends, and every once in a while, the cherished opportunity to relax and read!
Nursery Director: Noriko Fujita
Fishpond Preschool Director: Keri Cable
Pianist: Jennifer Greene
Office Manager: Pam Zipoy
Bookkeeper: Susan Jorgensen (not pictured)