Tim Pettey  I  Pastor


Pastor Tim Pettey

Tim Pettey began his ministry at Sunnyside First in July of 2013. He is a ministry veteran who spent over a decade in youth ministry before planting and leading a church for 20 years on the central coast of California. Tim has a bachelor’s degree in Christian Education from Biola University in La Mirada, CA and a master’s degree in Exegetical Theology from Western Seminary in Portland, OR. Tim’s other ministry experiences have included speaking at family camps, serving as a church-planting coach, and as a ministry consultant. Along with his ministry experiences, Tim spent 25 seasons as a high school football coach. His passion is for the local church to be an effective tool for reaching people of all ages for Christ and seeing them grow and thrive as they follow the Son.

Tim, and his wife Janette, have been married since 1986. Janette was born and raised in Eastern Oregon and is a graduate of Oregon State University. She is an instructor in the adult education department at Yakima Valley College. Tim and Janette are ministry partners and parenting partners as they raise their two daughters.

Our Staff

Pamela Bartley  I  Office Admin


Emily Slinker  I  Worship  Admin


Laura Rice  I  Children’s Ministries

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Tyler Alseth  I  Elder

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Chris Gardner  I  Elder

Grant Smith  I  Elder

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