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Leadership

Jason Williams - Lead Pastor

Jason is Follower of Jesus, husband to Christy, father of five great kids and friend. He is originally from Michigan but has lived and ministered in the Yakima Valley since 1998. Jason loves being active, coaching, being a part of his kid's sports and activities as well as enjoying many outdoor activities that NW provides.
Fast Fact: Jason is one of those people who loves black licorice, ask him why.

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Mark "Flip" Flippin - Assoc. Pastor

Mark a.k.a. "Flip" hails originally from the greater Kansas City, MO area. God brought him to NW while serving as a part of the team of a traveling Christian Band, which was based out of Yakima. Flip met his now wife, Debbie in Yakima and God has given them two great kids. He is a gifted musician and a great leader of musicians by encouraging them to use their talents to honor the Savior. Fast fact:  Pepsi is Flip's favorite food group, ask him about it.
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Darin Brown - Assoc. Pastor

Darin loves Jesus, his wife Debbie, 3 kids and dog (in that order). He grew up in Iowa but joined the team at Harvest in 2014 after serving most recently in Minnesota. His oversight of Kids and Youth Ministry highlights his strengths of teaching, leading and team building. Fast Fact: Darin has a love for soccer jerseys from all over the world, ask him about his collection.

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Keith Bradford - Elder

Keith is a great part of the team here at Harvest. He is a full-time teacher at the Juvenile Detention Center in Yakima and has a great way with students. His love for his wife Amy and their three boys is evident as well as his love for health and exercise. Fast Fact: Keith has run an ultra-marathon, ask him about his training and race.
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Darren Thomas - Elder

Darren is our newest member of the Elder team and we are very excited to have him serve Jesus and his church as a shepherd/leader. His day to day career commitment is serving as one of the skilled Pharmacists here in our valley.  If you ask Darren what he loves, he will quickly respond that he loves his wife, Melissa and their two boys.  Fast Fact:  Darren graduated from a school in Pullman that is in the Pac12 and whose alumni bleed crimson and grey… go ahead and guess.
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Erik Mickelson - Elder

Erik loves Jesus, the University of Washington and running. Erik and his wife Aleah have four active kids who like their mom and dad love to Run and enjoy life. He is originally from the West Side but after meeting Aleah at UW has made the Yakima Valley his home. Erik serves as a middle school leader and LifeGroup leader and has a great passion for serving Jesus in the church and in the business world. Fast Fact:  Erik has an amazing talent of helping people in need get fitted for the right wheelchair.  
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Sharon Heatwole - Ministry Assistant 

If you want to know who the glue in the Harvest office is, look no further than Sharon! Wife to Doug, mom to three adult kids and simply "Grandma" to her grandkids. Sharon wears many hats, yet has enough energy to help us organize and energize the ministries at Harvest. Fast Fact:  Sharon loves a good softdrink, ask her which one is her favorite.
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