Staff Profiles

Amanda Olson de Castillo, Pastor

Bio to come

Terri Heckroth

Director of Youth Ministries

Terri Heckroth has been Director of Youth Ministries since July, 1999. Terri and Andy are parents to Tod, Ryan, Robbi and Rachel and Grandparents to Matthew, Lana, Carter, Quinn, Vitani, Marinella, Brytzana , and Charlie.   Terri enjoys reading, traveling and playing with the grandkids.

Douglas Wright

Church Operations Manager

Douglas joined Creator on October 1, 2015. Previously, he served as a King County law enforcement officer for 23 years, ten years as a technical writer for The Boeing Company and several years as a part-time self-employed paralegal. He is a life-long Lutheran who grew up in Spokane, but moved to Tigard, OR with his family where he completed his senior year in high school. He graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a History degree and obtained a master’s degree in Public Administration from Seattle University. He belongs to the Sons of Norway and is a member of the Scandinavian Cultural Center where he serves as a docent. He enjoys singing with the Normanna Male Chorus and attending the annual Sangerfest.  He also teaches English as a Second Language (ESL) weekly to students in Sumner. Free time is spent in volunteering, home improvement, reading and monitoring public policy developments.

Cheryle Lawson

She is one of the two Office Ministry Coordinators with Donna Reynolds being the other one.

Cheryle retired from Boeing in 2007 after 29 years.  She enjoys traveling, quilting and her fur babies.