Our Team

Our Team

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Staff Pastor

REV. SUE OSTROM

Pastor Sue Ostrom has been at Mill Plain since 2016. She grew up in Pullman, WA, graduating from WSU. She holds a Master of Divinity from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH and a Doctor of Ministry from George Fox Evangelical Seminary in Portland, OR. She has served a variety of churches in the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church and is delighted to be at Mill Plain.   “Mill Plain’s passion for hands-on mission and engagement in the community, even…
Lay Minister

EV FISHER

Ev first attended Mill Plain UMC in the summer of 2000 after moving from Olathe, KS where she worked at Heritage UMC in Overland Park, KS. Ev started on staff with Mill Plain UMC in spring of 2001, and although her title has changed throughout the years, she has continued to work closely with the Administrative Committee, including the Trustees and Finance. She thoroughly enjoys leading Bible and book studies throughout the year and facilitating the Grace Notes outreach group.…
Co-Youth Director

AMY MEYER

Amy has been Co-Youth Director since 2013 and has a member of Mill Plain United Methodist Church for 16 years.  She has a degree in Psychology with an emphasis on children from Portland State University. Teaching and mentoring children and youth have always been a part of her life.  She enjoys time with her family, reading, traveling, and the ocean.
Co-Youth Director

ZACK BURDICK

Zack Burdick serves as Co-Youth Director for Mill Plain United Methodist Church. He has been a member of Mill Plain since his sophomore year in High school, and has been Youth Director since the summer of 2013. Zack earned a minor in Theological Studies from Whitworth College and is a certified teacher at a local high school where he teaches math. He has worked with Youth Groups since he was just out of high school himself, starting as an unpaid…
Pianist

ANDREA LLAFET

Andrea has been at Mill Plain UMC since 2017, accompanying the choir and playing for worship services. For over 25 years Andrea has been a collaborative pianist for numerous choral, instrumental and vocal recitals and competitions across the Northwest. She holds a Master’s degree in Teaching Music from Portland State University, where she taught class piano and collaborated with the Opera program. Her Bachelor of Arts degree is in Piano Performance from ORU in Tulsa, OK. She has studied classical…
Contemporary Worship Music Leader

FRANK HUSTON

Frank grew up in Springfield, Illinois attending church every Sunday. Being an active member of youth groups, he enjoyed talking to the choir director after church but never dreamed he would become a church band leader. Frank says he is grateful for the opportunity to serve God and the church in this role and is confident that it is where God wants him to be. I believe in the power of music. It can elevate the Pastor’s message and inspire…
Treasurer

PETER MARSHALL

As Treasurer at Mill Plain United Methodist Church, Peter performs the various bookkeeping and accounting functions of the church and assists church leaders in the financial aspects of their callings and positions. He has served in the position since 2016. Prior to his work with Mill Plain UMC, Peter worked in different accounting and finance positions, primarily in various financial controller positions, until his retirement in 2015.  He earned a degree in Sociology from the University of Arizona and worked with troubled youth…
Nursery Assistant

RUTH ANNE LUCKE

Ruth Ann Lucke serves as Nursery Assistant, working closely with Diane Cammer. She began as a volunteer “Rocking Grandma” in the nursery back in 2006 and then began her current position in 2007.  She began her career as a middle school teacher who went on to specialize in behavior disorders. She says of her work in the Mill Plain nursery, “When working with little kids, you can’t stay in a bad mood for long, as the little ones hug you around the…