Meet the Lead Pastors
Russell & Tanya Korets
Pastor Russell serves as one of the lead pastors of CityHill Church Northshore. He graduated from Oral Roberts University, and moved back to Seattle in early 2010 to help launch and lead City Hill Church, which has grown to 5 campuses, and over 2,000 attendees every weekend. Tanya works as a nurse, and helps oversee women’s ministry at CityHill Church. Together with Tanya, they have four children: Matthew, Honor, Levi & Ava.
Eric & Lisa Trout
Pastor Eric serves as one of the lead pastors of CityHill Church Northshore. Together with Lisa, they have been in ministry in the NW for many years, with a passion for worship, discipleship, raising a new generation of leadership, and community outreach. They have 5 amazing children, who are all in love with Jesus, and serve in different areas of the church.
Meet the team.
Student & College Pastor
Vadim and a team of dedicated individuals make up a strong team of people who serve the high school and college students of the Northshore region.
Young Adults Ministry
The "YA" do life together, by meeting weekly in several life groups, traveling together and sharing life experiences together!
Andrey & Sofia Gulchuk
Middle School Students
Our Middle School students meet every Tuesday evening for bible classes, and do a lot of events throughout the year! Andrey & Sofia oversee a great team serving our teens!
Jamie is a great blessing to our team, serving behind the scenes, enabling each ministry to succeed!
Veronica & Todd Emmert
Kids Ministry (1st-5th Grade)
An amazing team dedicates time weekly to pray & prepare lessons for our children on Sundays during the service. In addition, they do special events throughout the year to serve kids of the Northshore region.
Donna oversees an amazing army of volunteers who serve in the Nursery during the Sunday gathering experience.
Dave & Ida Strok
Graphic Design, Video & Photography
Dave & Ida are involved in all aspects of video and photography. From publishing our sermons, to creating videos, to serving and posting in our social media accounts and creating graphics, they are a blessing!
Sound & Media Team
Eugene oversees an army of people dedicated to extend the "worship experience" to thousands of people watching online, as well as the sound team ministry.
Meet the Elders
In addition to our lead pastors, these couples are part of the eldership team here at CityHill Church Northshore.
Juan & Roze Garita
Marriage Ministry, Life Groups Coach
Matt & Gloria Buchanan
Max & Galina Adzhigirey
Premarital Counseling, Finance Team
Vasily & Nelya Botsyan
Senior Pastor of the family of CityHill Churches