Our Staff

Mark Walker serves as the Senior Pastor at Spokane Valley Church.  He was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and is a graduate of Northwest Nazarene University (BA in Religion) and Nazarene Theological Seminary (MDiv and DMin).  Mark is an avid runner and enjoys reading.

Mark Walker

Lead Pastor
Pastor Mindy Alsworth grew up in the Yakima Valley where her family still resides. During her college years at Northwest Nazarene University, she completed a degree in Business Administration.  It was in the midst of her college years that Mindy sensed the Lord’s calling to ministry.

Mindy Alsworth

Discipleship Pastor
Pastor Billy grew up in Newport, Oregon and attended the Newport Nazarene Church in his teen years, which was very influential in growing both his relationship with God and his call to youth ministry.  Following this call led him to Northwest Nazarene University.

Billy Buisman

Youth Pastor
Tawnya has a passion for working with children and helping them know and experience the love of God. She leads all of our Kid’s Ministry, including Amazing Day Preschool.  She also enjoys camping and the outdoors, as well as running in her free time.
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Tawnya McKinney

Children’s Director
Voted in high school as Most Likely to Work for the President, Debra Grube chose instead to work for the Lord, a much more gratifying profession.  Serving as a church office administrator for 42 years, Debra has found the work varied and challenging, and the people endearing.

Debra Grube

Administrator
Robin Maxwell grew up in Othello, WA and has been a part of SVNC for the past two decades.  She volunteers with our kids ministry as a teacher for Kid’s Church, Sunday School, and Wednesday evening programs.  She serves on our office team and is eager to be of assistance in any way.  

Robin Maxwell

Secretary
Jen grew up in a pastor’s home in the upper Midwest.  Her love of God and passion for the church are evident as she leads our congregation in worship.  Her faith is also lived out as an elementary teacher in our community.
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Jennifer Walker

Worship Leader
Nick has been a part of this congregation for many years.  After retiring as a small business owner he joined the SVNC Staff.  He enjoys all things barbecue and fine woodwork.
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Nick Charles

Facilities Coordinator

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