Meet the Directors
TCL 1:Dusty & Kristin Jones
The Jones family joined the Des Moines Gospel Chapel in August 2016. He leads the Middle School and High School teen ministries as well as serving elsewhere in our church. He has a heart for discipleship and seeing young men and women become passionate followers of Jesus Christ. They moved to this area from Iowa where they attended Emmaus Bible College earning their degrees in Bible & Theology and Christian Camping. They have served at Christian Camps in the Midwest as well as here at Lakeside Bible Camp in the Summer of 2014. Dusty loves to mountain bike, and they both enjoy hiking. They are also very musical. Dusty plays the guitar and drums, and Kristin loves to play the piano and is a gifted singer.
TCL 2: Pete & Charlene Santucci
Pete Santucci loves creation & recreation. A husband, father, follower of Jesus, and lover of community, & the great outdoors. Pete is a freelance writer and hospital chaplain in Bend, Oregon. In the past they have lead a Christian community, called The Table (TheTableInBend.com).Pete served LBC last year as our speaker for Family Camp 3. You can read more of Pete's writing through www.petesantucci.com and www.everydaytheology.life.
Jr. TCL 1: Dan & Gretchen Jester
Dan and Gretchen are founders of Apprentice Ministries and desire nothing more than to encourage students in middle school and high school to know they are worth more than they could ever imagine! Gretchen is an accomplished musician. Currently, Dan is a Doctor of Ministry student with Multnomah University.
Jr. TCL 2: Steve & Rachel Balee
Steve is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University with a degree in nursing. Steve served at Lakeside as the Director of Camp Ministries for 9 years and currently works as the surgery manager at an orthopaedics office in Seattle. Steve is a U.S. Air Force veteran and loves to hang out with his family, listen to jazz music & belt out guitar solos with his kids. Steve and his wife Rachel have 5 children.
College & Career TCL: Michael and Evangelina Vederoff
Michael and Evangelina have directed TCL for many summers and have been a tremendous influence on a large number of young believers. Michael is a graduate of Emmaus Bible College and Regent College. He has been in full time ministry for many years and serves the Lake City Community at Hope Bible Fellowship. Michael grew up coming to LBC. He and Evangelina continued the LBC tradition with their four children. Miachael enjoys sports, running and hanging out with friends. He is a gifted speaker and encourager.
If you are interested in directing a TCL team, let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.