Alissa Hallet-McSharry

Connections Coordinator Alissa attended WWU in the late 90s where she was very involved at the INN. After six years working in Alaska, she and her husband Caleb started attending FPC in 2005 and were married at this beautiful  church in 2006.   They have two boys, ages ten and...

Jocelyn Meyer

Jocelyn has lived in Bellingham, WA and attended First Presbyterian Church since enrolling at Western Washington University in 1997. She now serves at FPC as Worship Director after many years of volunteering as a worship leader, middle school youth leader, and music leader at the INN during her years at the university....

Kerrie Bauer

Commissioned Pastor of Spiritual Formation: Children and Families, Deacons, Visitation/Pastoral Care, Women’s Ministries Children’s ministry has been a part of my life since my earliest memories. My parents worked for Child Evangelism Fellowship when I was young and served as foster parents in a boys’ home on Capitol Hill in...

Tammy Rutgers

Organist & Accompanist Tammy Rutgers began accompanying hymns in elementary school in Western Michigan, choirs in junior high, and congregational singing as church organist in high school. Ever since, she’s never been far from a keyboard, a choir, or both! Tammy received her B.A. in communications from Dordt College, Sioux...

Rev. Doug Bunnell

Pastor Doug was born in Evanston, Illinois while his father was in graduate school. He grew up in Palo Alto, CA enjoying sports, reading, and spending time with family and friends. In junior high Doug’s family began to attend Menlo Park Presbyterian Church. That first Sunday in church Doug heard...

Emily Bajema

Nicki Lang