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Pastoral Staff

Below is a listing of the pastoral staff at Eugene Faith Center.

Steve Overman, Senior Pastor

Steve Overman's photo Steve came to the Eugene Faith Center staff in 1975 as the college-age pastor while still a student at the University of Oregon. After completing work on a master's degree at Fuller Theological Seminary in 1983, he returned to our staff as Executive Pastor under Roy Hicks, Jr. He then assumed leadership as our Senior Pastor in 1988 when Roy left Eugene to serve as Director of Missions for our denomination. Steve and his wife Tana are the parents of Haley, Shannon and Reid.

George Boehmer, Community Life Pastor

George Boehmer's photo George joined our staff in 1985 to pastor the growing college and career-age groups. He currently serves as an associate pastor, with particular oversight over our Community Life. He and his wife, Jane, are the parents of two children, Madeline and Stephan.

Kathy Gilbert, Community Life Pastor

Kathy Gilbert's photo Kathy has served in a pastoral capacity for many years at Eugene Faith Center in the area of Women’s Ministries, our High School group and at the congregational gatherings. She is an educator who leads worship and Bible studies and is currently serving as our pastor of Community Life Groups. She is married to Andy and they have three children: Micah, Anna and Rachel.

Kathy Rice, Community Life Pastor

Kathy Rice's photo Kathy has been involved in many ministry leadership capacities at Eugene Faith Center since 1998 and currently serves as a pastor in Community Life. Kathy graduated from George Fox Seminary with a master’s degree in Ministry Leadership. She and her husband, Tim, have two children, Jennifer and Mat and a daughter-in-law, Krista.

Andy Gilbert, High School Pastor and Director of Children's and Youth Ministries

Andy Gilbert's photo With a genuine heart for students, Andy pastors our High School group and also oversees our other Young Ministries from babies through college. Andy also gives oversight to our public gatherings, where he and his wife Kathy often lead worship. They have one son, Micah, and two daughters, Anna and Rachel.

Mark Lemaire, Middle School Pastor

Mark Lemaire's photo Mark completed his degree in pastoral ministries at New Hope Christian College in 2010 and soon thereafter joined the Faith Center staff to pastor the middle school students. His wife, Jill, is a flight instructor at Lane Community College and they have a son, Caleb, and a daughter, Mandy

Jannine Johnson, Children's Ministry Director

Jannine Johnson's photo Jannine joined the Eugene Faith Center staff in 2005 and pastors our young children. She brings 15 years of experience as an elementary school teacher into her care for our little ones. Jannine and her husband, Craig, have four children of their own, Emma, Seth, Chloe and Sam.

Jim Thomas, Pastor Emeritus

Jim Thomas's photo Jim’s leadership gifts, teaching ministry and wise counsel have long been a great blessing to our church. As Executive Pastor, he worked closely with Steve Overman to oversee the wide and growing ministries that operate in and through our congregation for 15 years. Although retired, Jim continues act as Pastor Emeritus to our church.