The Team at CG4!

There are many people who make the ministry at Cottage Grove Faith Center happen! Here are a few key leaders! A huge debt of gratitude to all of the volunteer leaders! 

  • Kevin Pruett: Lead Pastor

    Lead Pastor:
    Kevin and Deana Pruett were high school sweethearts and have been married for 29 years. They have 5 children ranging in age from 8-28.

    Their oldest, Kenny, lives in Salem with his wife Holly and their 2 children Cate and Charlie (AKA "The cutest grandkids ever!")

    Their daughter, Natalie, lives with her husband Jacob in Eugene

    Kraig is a Junior at George Fox University in Newberg

    Kaden is a senior at Waldport High School

    And their littlest guy, Kohen, is in the 3rd grade

    Kevin and Deana have been serving as Lead Pastors at Waldport Foursquare Church since 2012. Prior to that, they served in Salem and the surrounding areas for over 20 years. Other ministry positions have included Youth Pastor, Associate/Family Life Pastor, and Mentor to at risk youth.

    For fun, they enjoy breakfast dates, road trips, and supporting their kids’ various activities together. Kevin is an avid sports fan. He especially loves playing basketball and taking his kids to the drag races. One of Deana's favorite ways to spend her down time, is sitting in a quiet cafe corner with a journal and a good strong cup of coffee.

  • Angela Pearson: Children's Director

    Kid's Ministry Director:

    Angela is married to Victor. Together they have 4 wonderful children. Their oldest (Grant) was married in 2014 and their younger three are bright, serving, leading and very engaged with helping at Cottage Grove Faith Center and beyond! Angela leads with passion and a keen sense of creative truth and over-the-top fun! She has been the kid's ministry director since the fall of 2012. Angela has a knack for getting people involved with the many projects and events happening around Kid's Ministry at Faith Center!

  • Cheryl Mueller: Administrative Assistant

    Administrative Assistant:

    Cheryl is married to Troy, one of the keyboard players on the worship team.  They have two children--Mason who is a graduate of George Fox University and works for Weyerhaeuser and is one of the drummers on the worship team, and a daughter Larah, who is a 2018 graduate of CGHS and attending OSU.   She loves to travel, read, go on nature hikes, and spend time with family and friends.   They have been members here since 2011.  You can find her in the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  

  • Natalie & Jacob Thiessen: Worship Leaders

    Worship Leader:

    Natalie has been passionate about music and worship for as long as she can remember. She has years of experience in teaching voice, participating in choir, musicals and creative arts programs, and spent her time in college learning to work with and help equip others in their creative art goals. Her husband, Jacob, is her perfect match as they met in college and both graduated from New hope Christian College with Ministry Leadership and Music degrees.

    Jacob and Natalie spend their free time playing with their two precious kittens and spending time with their friends and families. Natalie loves crocheting, being "crafty", and hopes to one day have her own voice studio.  

    Jacob loves ancestry, reading and is having a blast in his managerial position at Bi-Mart.