STAFF


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Todd Arrambide
Lead Pastor

Lead Pastor Todd and his wife Kim  live in Snohomish County with their three kids, Jackson, Carter  and Reagan. The Arrambide family is a partnership in ministry at High Point Church with the goal of leading people to become mature disciples of Jesus. Part of Todd’s  background includes business consulting for 22 years as well as regional pastoral leadership. Todd also serves as the Adelphia Discipleship School, Executive Director. Hardwired as a strategist his unconventional, contrarian style seeks to equip christians to live as disciple makers everywhere they go. He believes the church is not the building we gather in, but the church is every Christian in every context they live in.  Pastimes: Ironman(run, swim bike) Mountain biking, frustrated blueberry farmer as well as builder developer.


Chris Strovas
Pastor

 Chris and his wife Karissa, along with their seven children, Rylee, Caleb, Kyler, Audrey, Phineas, Liberty and Judah, have put their roots down in Snohomish County.  Chris grew up in the Pacific Northwest and married his high school sweetheart nearly two decades ago. Together they have pursued Jesus with a deep desire to love and lead those around them in a way that reflects Jesus.  As a family, they have been intentional about this passion both in and outside the Church.  As a bi-vocational pastor, Chris also works as an Attic and Crawlspace Specialist for a local business and often can be found crawling around crawlspaces hanging out with all kinds of creatures and other fun “discoveries”.  Chris enjoys hiking and adventuring with his family as well as hauling hay and goats for his children who are fantastic dairy goat farmers.

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Corey Williams
Pastor

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Jim Barnet
Pastor

Jim is a pastor’s son, has helped start two previous churches, and has served in a wide variety of teaching and church leadership positions in Oregon and Washington for over 55 years, starting with his first regular third and fourth grade boys Sunday School class while in the 7th Grade. He attended Multnomah School of the Bible after 4 years in the US Navy. Jim has owned and operated several small businesses and retired (he says “refocused”) after a 35 year career in the HVAC industry. Jim joined the staff of HPC as Executive Pastor in October of 2015. Jim enjoys fishing, bow hunting, hiking, camping, geocaching, Ham radio, reading, memorizing Scripture, and is a self-confessed “geek”. Jim and his wife,  Emmy, a retired R.N., live near Silver Firs.


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Cooper Amsberry
Pastor


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Jon Sween
Pastor

Jon Sween is the President of Marketplace Connections (MPC) which is a ministry to people in the marketplace in the Seattle area.  MPC reaches out to the business community with monthly meetings, Discovery Groups and Entrepreneurial Leadership training locally and in India.
Jon has a B.A. in History from the University of Washington in Seattle and a Masters in Leadership Development from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Jon has been in the leadership development business for 35 years and has worked in Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, India and Africa.   His passion is to coach young emerging leaders in how to lead in every area of their life.
Jon has been married for 41 years to Pat and has three grown daughters, who are all married, and twelve grandchildren.


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AJ Elzinga
Pastor

AJ is a Local Missions Pastor at High Point Church. He and his wife Sabrina, along with their two kids, Gracie and Sam, desire to work together as a family to impact God’s kingdom. AJ’s heart is for shepherding and Sabrina’s for counseling and discipleship with women. AJ received Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior on August 13th, 1994. He and Sabrina both grew up in the Pacific Northwest and have been living in South King County since 2012. AJ’s vision is to make disciples who make disciples in the context of Adelphia Discipleship School (where he has been on staff since 2012) and serve as a bridge between the church family at High Point and the students at Adelphia. He also grew up with a particular passion for the persecuted church, especially for the unique country of North Korea. Some favorite pastimes include hiking, being outdoors, playing basketball and ultimate frisbee, watching professional sports, and going on dates with Sabrina.


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Sean Post
Pastor

Sean is a husband and father of four children. His greatest joy and challenge is leading his family into Jesus’ love, wisdom, and courage. His background is diverse and includes pastoral ministry, non-profit leadership, leadership coaching, and multiple business ventures. His hobbies include CrossFit, reading, and time at home with the family. Sean is a  Local Missions Pastor.


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Beth Carpenter
Children's Ministry Director

 

 

 


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Colleen Walker
Women's Ministry Director

 

 

 


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Chonie Henchman
Office & Finance Manager

Chonie was a part of the small team of people who helped to plant High Point Church. From the beginning meetings in January 2010, she and her husband Tom and adult son, Zach, began attending. Her married daughter, Rebecca, and her husband, D.J. joined in 2011. Chonie came on staff as the Finance Manager in February of 2012 and added the position of Office Manager in October of the same year. Chonie received her Accounting Degree from Central Washington University in 1982 and attained her Certified Public Accountant license in February 1983. Her background includes auditing for a Public Accounting Firm in Seattle and accounting management for various companies over a period of 20 years. In her spare time, Chonie loves to read, garden, cook, and eat, preferably surrounded by friends and family. She and her husband Tom are avid travelers and spend at least three weeks each year hiking, doing photography, and exploring


Jackson Arrambide
Custodian

 

 

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Our Elders and their wives

Van and Lolly Elander

Van and Lolly Elander

Todd and Kim Arrambide

Todd and Kim Arrambide

Corey and Heidi Williams

Corey and Heidi Williams

Vern and Ute Miller

Vern and Ute Miller

Jim and Emmy Barnet

Jim and Emmy Barnet

Cooper Amsberry

Cooper Amsberry

Terry and Colleen Walker

Terry and Colleen Walker

Chris and Karissa Strovas

Chris and Karissa Strovas