Meet Our Team

Dan Ferguson - Executive Pastor, Elder

Dan oversees the staff, missions and outreach, and Life Group ministries. He met his wife, Terrie, in the BCC youth group and has been involved in many areas of the church, including serving with Terrie as missionaries to Kenya. They have three grown children and two grandsons. The Fergusons are thankful to call Beaverton Christian their church family.

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Phil Knight - Worship Pastor

Phil is responsible for corporate worship including music, creative and technical arts, multimedia and communications. He’s passionate about seeing lives transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit in worship. A native of New York state, Phil loves calling Portland home along with his wife, Jen, and two children.

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Shelli Gravdahl - Children's Ministry Director

Shelli provides oversight and leadership for Sunday School (nursery-5th grade), Awana, childcare, VBS, special events and preschool/kindergarten. She loves helping children grow in their knowledge and love of the Lord. Shelli and her husband, Tim, have two grown children and four granddaughters.

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Shari Swanson - Women's Ministry Director

Shari oversees all of our women’s ministry programs. She loves the power of God’s Word and knows it can change anyone, anytime. Shari has called Beaverton Christian Church her home for 20 years and she can’t imagine a better place to be.  She and her husband, Clay, love road trips and they love connecting with their adult children and two grandchildren.

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Jeff Whittaker - Elder

Ministry involvement - Invitational prayer host, adult Bible class teacher

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Jim Barth - Elder

Ministry involvement - Connected in Christ class teacher, Life Group leader

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Kevin Marple - Elder Chairman

Ministry involvement - Children's ministry, Life Group leader

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Eric Thompson - Elder

Ministry involvement - Marriage Mentoring

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Kirt Stone - Elder

Ministry involvement - AWANA Commander

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Jim Marr - Elder

Ministry involvement - Youth Ministry, Life Group host, AWANA leader, Stewardship Council

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Rob Harden - Elder

Ministry involvement - Parenting class teacher

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 Joe Villa - Elder

Ministry involvement - Tech Ministry

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