Scott Eastburn 

Senior Pastor

Pastor Scott has been the Lead Pastor at Church on the Rise since October of 2014. Pastor Scott grew up in Springfield, Oregon and has been married to his wife Kristin since December of 1993. They have three great kids Tucker, Dawson, and Quinlan. In April of 2000 Pastor Scott came to Christ and in October of that same year answered God’s call to pastoral ministry.
In June of 2007 Pastor Scott and family began their first full-time ministry at Harvest Community Church in Mitchell, South Dakota. Pastor Scott served at Harvest as Youth Pastor for two and a half years and in February of 2010 became the Lead Pastor. Pastor Scott served at Harvest until being called to Roseburg to become our Lead Pastor.
In addition to leading our church Pastor Scott serves on the board of directors of one of our outreach partners Safe Haven Maternity Home. He is a huge sports fan. His favorite teams to root for are the Oregon Ducks, Cincinnati Reds, and Chicago Blackhawks. He loves to play Golf and he has refereed high school basketball for over 20 years. Pastor Scott loves spending time with his family and their favorite place to do that is Disneyland.

 

Olivia Simpson   

Children's Pastor

Olivia grew up in a small town outside Eugene Oregon. She felt a leading towards ministry when she was 8 years old and pursued it.After graduating from Northwest Nazarene University in 2008, she joined Extreme Nazarene Ministries and served as a missionary in Peru.

Upon returning to the States in July 2010, she served as the Children’s Pastor at Crow-Applegate Church of the Nazarene before becoming a part of the pastoral team at Church on the Rise in May of 2010.

Olivia is passionate about serving the Lord through loving on His children of all ages. She loves to play and thrives on adventure; as long as there’s a spider killer in the group.

Dwight and Olivia became first-time proud parents of Emma Nadine on August 21, 2014.

 

Mike Wagner 
Youth & Discipleship Pastor

Pastor Mike is the most recent addition to the Church on the Rise team coming to Roseburg in March of 2016.  Mike has been serving in local church ministries since 2001. Most recently he was the lead pastor at Living Grace Church in Merrillville, Indiana.  Prior to that he served as youth and age level pastor in Eugene, Oregon and Olathe, Kansas.  

Mike has been married to Dawn for 25 years and they have one daughter.  Mike and Dawn are avid out adventurers and are excited to be back in the Pacific Northwest to experience all the beauty and opportunity that the Roseburg area offers.  

Prior to his call to ministry, Mike had worked in the world of athletic field management at Purdue University, the Baltimore Ravens and our own University of Oregon.  He is a huge sports fan and loves to participate and spectate as much as possible.  He also loves a good game of chess.

 

Jan Leroue 
Church Secretary

Jan grew up in Douglas County and has lived in Glide for the past eight years.

She and her husband, Dave, have been married for 35 years. They have four grown children and six grandkids that they love to spend time with.

Together with Dave, she leads a small group and feels especially led to minister to new believers and those new to Church on the Rise. In February of 2014, Jan assumed the position of church secretary. Jan is excited for the opportunities it provides to love and minister to each person who call the church or comes through the church doors. She looks forward to continued spiritual growth as the Lord opens new opportunities to serve Him.

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