Pastors and Staff

Pastor Wes Henry

Lead Pastor

Pastor Wes has been in ministry for over 20 years and is passionate to lead people, teach the Bible simply and has a heart to lead a church that connects with the culture around it. Wes and Jen are coming up on 20 years of marriage and have the privilege of raising three amazing kids: Carissa, Kailey and Cole. Wes can often be found at one of many great restaurants or coffee houses all around Renton.  A few of his favorite things are: his wife (of course), his kiddos, music, food, sports of all kinds (Go Hawks!) and great coffee.

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Jennifer Henry

Staff Pastor

Jen is passionate about serving the church and her community through authentic relationships and plenty of good-natured laughter. Jen serves the church by managing the little details that often go overlooked, & making sure that nothing gets lost in the shuffle. She is married to Wes, and is a happily exhausted mom of their three kiddos. A few of Jen’s favorite things are: her husband (he makes me laugh), her kiddos (they make her laugh too), relationships, music, and food

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Chester & Barb Gross

Staff Pastors

Pastors Chester & Barbara have been in ministry together for 39 years. Chester has taught in a Bible School for 20 plus year & is still passionate about teaching Pastors from around the world about the Father’s Heart. Barbara, his wife, is a hostess extraordinaire & a creative go-getter that loves people, loves to serve & keeps things happening. A few of their favorite things are: Their kids & grandkids, their dog, traveling, being with longtime friends & each other.

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Mary Mitchell

Office Manager

Mary is so much more than simply an office manager. She has a huge heart to serve the Lord and with her fifteen years of management experience she has a mind to keep us all on task. Mary has lived in King County/Renton area for thirty plus years. She has two adult sons and nine grandchildren. A few of Mary’s favorite things are: Her grandkids, reading, crafting, riding trains, outreach and relative care giving.

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 Bryce Kirby

Worship Director

Bryce is our resident goofball, but he is also responsible for leading our people in worship—and preparing our hearts and minds to hear the Word and to respond to that Word in a way that is inclusive for all. Bryce makes sure that music at City View is real, reflective and always about Jesus. A few of Bryce’s favorite things are: his wife Alisha (newly married), all things music (playing and listening), relationships and pizza (for every meal if he could).

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Nathan Steele

Sound Tech Director

Nathan is our MixMaster & behind-the-scenes guy. He is passionate about serving, anywhere & everywhere. Nathan is the solid lets-go-for-it guy every team needs. Moving to Renton from Virginia, he brings his love of Jesus & desire to connect people to Him wherever he goes. Nathan’s favorite things are: Laura (the other Master), hockey, video games & camping.

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Laura Steele

Web/Media Director

Laura is our WebMaster and design guru. Her passion to create with the ability that God has given her is shown in everything she produces. She is the super out-going shy person that everyone needs in their life. Laura makes doing church together fun and full of life. A few of Laura’s favorite things are: Nathan (newly-wed), Design (duh), hiking/camping and hockey (Go T-Birds!)

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