Josh Wagner

Josh will soon to be a graduate of Whitworth University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology and a minor in Speech Communication. He was a Summer Fellow at 1stPres and is excited to be returning to rebuild the youth program. He is from Port Orchard, Washington, just north of Tacoma,...

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Stephanie Rogge

Stephanie moved to the Coeur d’Alene area in fall of 2017 after living in Montana most of her life. Her love for North Idaho and the fact that her son lives in CDA are contributing factors in this move. She and her family found their dream house in Post Falls...

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Chris Gray

I grew up in the very small town of Janesville, CA which is located about 83 miles north of Reno, NV. After graduating high school I moved to Reno and worked at various jobs. Decided that the lifestyle was not my cup of tea. I was adrift not knowing what...

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Sam Hunter

Sam has lived in Coeur d’Alene since 1993. He has spent 25 years in church administration and has also worked in economic development and in community demographics.  He is married to Colleen, a piano teacher, and is dad to Scott, a college senior, and Abby, a high school senior.  Sam...

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Gene Adkison

Gene works in a combined position as custodian and groundskeeper. He has a pit bull named Boscoe. He enjoys walking around Tubbs Hill and spending time photographing the beautiful north Idaho area. Gene is also an accomplished snowboarder.

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Ray Weaver

Ray is passionate about music and worship, serving, and seeing people become Christ followers. He is married to Arlene and together they have 2 daughters and 1 grandson. Since graduating from Northwest University with a Bachelors Degree in Music, Ray served as minister of music for 36 years in 3...

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Laura Koepke & Emily Rogers

Laura Koepke moved to Coeur d’Alene from Western Washington in 2012 so she could be closer to her two daughters, grandson and niece. Moving is not new to Laura; her father was in the Air Force and she moved every three years until marrying her late husband, Mike, in 1975....

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Susie Freligh

Susie is the Director of Glory Be Learning Center. Susie has worked professionally with young children for over 20 years. Ensuring young children get a positive start in life is a passion for Susie and she feels very blessed to work in a community where God’s children are seen as...

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Judy Flieger

Judy has been directing the Choir and Handbell choir for the last 30 years. She started out in a volunteer position and as she grew along with the choir, it was decided that paid position was to be created. Judy loves the challenge of directing the choir, handbells and finding...

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Steven Balas

Steve was born in Detroit but grew up overseas. His parents taught at the American School in London, which he attended K-12. Steve has extensive experience in both the non-profit and the for-profit industries. He is married to Paula and they have a son, Sam who pursuing a degree in...

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