OUR PASTORS

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Jesse & Christine Tricola
Senior Pastors

 

Pastors Jesse & Christine Tricola both grew up in the small town of Woodland, WA. After graduating from high school in 1999, they both attended Bible college at Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, OK, graduating in 2001 and 2002. Since that time, they have been in full-time ministry, working with young adults, youth, and children. They were married in 2002 and now have a daughter named Aliyah & a son named Isaac. Pastors Jesse & Christine have a passion for people! They want to see people, both young and old, cultivate an intimate relationship with God and know His purpose for their lives. Discipleship is where they believe this relationship is cultivated, and they are dedicated to seeing Christ formed in the people with whom God has entrusted them.

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Joel & Robbin Hjertstedt 
Associate Pastors

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Pastor's Joel and Robbin have been in the ministry for many years. They were senior pastors for Destiny Christian Fellowship in Oregon and became a part of the Victory family in 2019. Pastor Robbin is also our church secretary and helps in the church office.

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Aaron & Emily Hanson
Campus Pastors
 

​​Pastor Aaron and Emily have been pastoring at Victory since 2014. They have been involved in many aspects of the church but one thing that remains constant is their passion to see people's lives changed by Jesus. They both graduated from Linfield college with a focus in business and currently work full-time in the marketplace. They have two young girls Grace and Makenna and two dogs. They love the outdoors, watching movies and going on adventures.

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Jason & Brook Marlowe 
Worship & Media Pastor

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Jason had been the youth worship leader with VFC since 2008 and became the church worship and media pastor in 2011. Jason has been in music ministry since 2004 for multiple churches here in the Northwest area and is a graduate of Portland Bible College. He has a heart to worship God and train fellow musicians/media crews to become excellent in everything they do for the Lord. 

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Randy & Rebecca Gay
Youth Pastors

​​Randy and Rebecca were born and raised in Southern California, where they met and married. Randy graduated from Warner Pacific University and Rebecca graduated from Hope International University. Their vision is to share the love of Jesus while serving Victory Church by empowering the leadership and members to be bold in their faith, being creative in ways to show God’s love, and passionate to reach the world for Christ.

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Josh & Angela Hjertstedt
Discipleship Pastor
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Josh & Angela Hjertdstedt (Yurt-sted) grew up in Portland and were high-school sweethearts before being married in 2001.

Josh has worked a professional career while volunteering as a youth pastor for over 15 years. They believe in the transformative power of the cross that allows every person to be whole, healed and set free.

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Bethany Gay
Children's Director
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Bethany has been a part of the Victory Kid's team since 2016 and is excited to work with children of all ages.

She has completed a year at Victory School of Ministry and a 3 month Bible School training in Australia. She loves watching kids grow in their knowledge and understanding of the bible, and is excited to see all that God has in store for our children's ministry! Her vision is to share the love of Jesus in a fun, inviting and encouraging way.