Meet our Team

  • Jon Thompson

    lead pastor

    Pastor Jon and his wife Leah have been at Countryside since 2005. They have 2 grown children, 1 grandson, 1 granddaughter, and two dogs. Jon began his ministry here in 2005 as Associate Pastor and has been Lead Pastor since 2014. Pastor Jon loves to umpire baseball, watch movies and is an avid Grill Master (just ask him!). While a fan of University of Oregon Ducks he also enjoys Seattle Seahawks and Mariners. Pastor Jon has a deep desire to see people grow in their relationship with Jesus and is an authentic teacher when teaching God's Word.  

  • Jolene Christensen

    associate Pastor

    Jolene is the Associate Pastor at Countryside, with oversight in several areas of the church including Children's Ministry, Life Groups, and Unleashing Compassion locally. Jolene and her husband Chad have been a part of Countryside since 2006, serving in student and children's ministry. 

    Jolene graduated from Biola University in Southern California with a degree in Christian Education. She joined the staff in 2009 as our Children's Pastor and has added different ministries to her plate over the years. 

    Chad and Jolene have 3 children Ryder, Caedmon, and Lily, who keep them on their toes. Jolene spends down time reading and/or listening to audiobooks and podcasts. She likes sunshine, Coca-Cola, cooking, naps, and binge watching good TV shows. Jolene's favorite verse is Colossians 3:12-14.

Support Staff

  • Amy French

    Children's Minister

  • Gena Hearn

    Financial Administrator

  • Jenni Burroughs

    Ministry Assistant

  • Mike Hall

    AFG Director

  • Tony Burroughs

    Worship Leader


  • Dennis Hatfield

  • Don WHite

  • John Craig

  • Kevin Northcott