Mike Settle

October 23, 2023

I grew up in Shelton Washington, the oldest sibling to four sisters. My wife, Amber, and I met at Seattle Pacific University and were married in 1999, after graduating. That same year I was hired to be a Seattle Police Officer. A few years later we had our first of 4 children (Kate, Jack, Emme, […]

Brett Ringheiser

October 20, 2023

When my wife and I discovered the doctrines of Grace along with the 5 Solas it was both humbling and exhilarating. The Lord eventually directed our way to Tacoma Evangelical Reformed Church in 2008. We were married at this Church in 2009 and the military sent us shortly thereafter to Texas, then California. After time, […]

Robert Pourpasand

February 3, 2021

I was born and raised in Tehran, Iran to Christian parents who fled Russia during the time of Stalin. I was 14 years old when my family immigrated (LEGALLY) to the United States and was the first in my family to become a naturalized citizen. Raised in Yonkers, New York, I enlisted in the United […]

Rich Hamlin Sr.

January 29, 2021

My wife Joann and I attend Evangelical Reformed Church because our core beliefs are aligned with doctrine taught and preached at ERC. My son, Rich is the pastor. I became a deacon in 2002. I believe in Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior and the only way for my salvation. I believe in the […]

Phil German

January 27, 2021

My wife Evelyn and I began attending Evangelical Reformed Church in the middle of 2020.  We quickly fell in love with the worship and the people of ERC. Evelyn and I were married in 1981 and we have four children — Leanne, Jennifer, Heather, and Benjamin.  After college I taught first grade for five years […]

Dietrich Baker

July 7, 2020

My wife Diedre and I knew about Evangelical Reformed Church because we both used to work with Pastor Hamlin at Youth for Christ, a para-church organization. We were looking for a church body with a reformed understanding of Scripture, a reverent and joyful approach to worship, and opportunities for growth and fellowship. We visited Evangelical Reformed Church and decided […]

Paul Jackson

January 1, 2020

My wife Nancy and I came to ERC for the same reasons that most do… a church that preaches and teaches the whole counsel of God from a reformed perspective…that holds to scripture as the sole source of divine revelation. And that grace alone, through faith alone in Christ alone is the sole source of salvation […]