OUR CARING STAFF

Our staff includes an experienced, qualified lead teacher, teacher assistant, and volunteer parents. Our friendly staff offers a warm welcome to each and every child and family. Each staff member is committed to providing a caring, creative, Christ-centered learning experience. Our teachers are certified in Child First Aide, CPR, Food Handlers License, and all have passed a Criminal Background Check.

Staff & Leadership

  • Sherry Wright

    Director/LEAD TEACHER

    Sherry has been a member of Orenco Presbyterian Church for over 20 years. She has been an active participant within the Christian Education, and has held the positions of Deacon and Elder for a total of twelve years. She has coordinated the Orenco Church VBS Preschool program and has been a Sunday School teacher for over 15 years. For several years she has worked at Community Action Head Start and has earned her Child Development Associate Credential. 


  • MARK RAINEY

    ORENCO CHURCH Pastor

    Mark has served as Pastor at Orenco Church since October of 1983. Following his education at California State University and Fuller Theological Seminary, Mark served churches in Red Bluff, California, and Oregon City, Oregon. His wife, Lisa, is a 6th grade teacher at Orenco Elementary School. Mark and Lisa have three adult children: Sarah, Ben, and Alyssa.


    Mark visits with the children every Wednesday morning, telling a story or leading them in song. The children enjoy and look forward to our time with him.


  • JULIE TUCKER

    ORENCO CHURCH CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR





  • Nancy Collins

    OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

    Nancy has served as Orenco Church's Office Administrator since 2007, after a long career at Intel. She has been an active member of Orenco Church for several years and has served as an Elder. She currently also serves as the Clerk of Session as well as Deacon Moderator. When away from the church, Nancy judges horse shows, shows dogs, and enjoys spending time with family and friends.