Tyler Walsh

Pastor of  Worship and Missions

Tyler oversees the worship ministries of the church, leads our preaching team, and is the primary preacher at our Sunday worship gatherings. He holds a bachelor's degree in Bible/Theology and Educational Ministries from Multnomah University (2012) and master's degree in Biblical and Theological studies from Western Seminary (2020). Tyler grew up in Vancouver, enjoys hiking, camping, and reading. He is married to Olivia and they have four children. 

Cindy Abitz

Director of Outreach and Family Ministries

Cindy oversees family and outreach ministries at our church including children's church, afterschool programs, guest services and family events. Cindy grew up in Felida, enjoys traveling, long walks and knitting. Cindy graduated from Multnomah University in 2004 with a bachelor's in Bible/Theology and Educational Ministries. She is married to Dan Abitz and they have one daughter. 

Claire Barton

Worship Director

Claire oversees worship team and youth band ministry. Growing up with a mother who led worship and a super musical family, Claire loves being able to serve in this capacity. She also enjoys musical theater and dance as well as curling up with a good book on a cold wet day. 

Brianna Gadaire

Youth Coordinator

Bri works with Cindy to oversee and coordinate the youth ministry. She leads teen small groups, Youth Bible Explorer classes, and youth events. Bri has been involved in youth ministry in various capacities since 2016 and has a bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies from Multnomah University. She is a Vancouver native and enjoys hiking, reading, and playing sports such as spikeball and ultimate frisbee. 

Marti Gadaire

Office Secretary

Marti works part-time as a church secretary and handles a variety of office-related tasks. She is married to Kevin and they have two grown children and one grandson. Her hobbies include jet skiing, reading, and going on long walks. 

Donna Spencer

Office Secretary

Donna works part-time in our office. She also leads a women's Bible study on Thursday mornings. She has been part of the Felida Bible family since 1996. She has 3 children, 3 grandchildren, and 3 great-children.   


Our elders serve the church body by providing spiritual leadership and protection. They do this by regularly praying for members, overseeing all doctrinal decisions and teaching, and making decisions related to church operations.  

Pictured from left to right are Dan Abitz, Tyler Walsh, Kevin Gadaire, and Russ Flatz