New Church Staff
Jeff Dankenbring (wife Simone) is the new pastor of Freedom Hill Church in Sweet Home, OR.
Brad Faulk is the new pastor of The Summit Church in West Richland, WA.
Allen Elston of Madras, Oregon, died on March 16, 2021,surrounded by his family. He was 89 years old.
He lived his early life in Huckabay, Texas, where he met and married Juanita Wylie, in 1949. Allen attended Hardin-Simmons University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 1960, he and Juanita moved their young family, to Warm Springs, OR, where Allen became the pastor of the Warm Springs Baptist Church. The Elstons spent over 33 years living among the wonderful Warm Springs people that they so dearly loved. Allen also served as director of missions for the Juniper Baptist Association from 1993-1996. He is survived by his wife, their three daughters and their extended family.