John Golling, Associate Pastor of Youth and Trustees

John and Sandra Golling have served at Christ Community since 2000.  John, along with our amazing Youth Staff, leads our Youth Ministry and has a passion for coming alongside parents and teens in spiritual formation, Bible teaching, and discipleship.  He also provides oversight for our Trustee Department which cares for the building and grounds.


John and Sandra are both graduates of Multnomah University, and John is also a graduate of Multnomah Seminary (Master of Divinity), has a Certificate in Biblical Counseling and has done doctoral studies in Pastoral Ministry at Corban University. 


They have been married for over 20 years, have two adult daughters, served as foster parents to over 100 children and are currently host parents for two Pierce College international students from Vietnam.