About Us

Come to the Mountain! 

We're Saving a Seat for You!

We're ordinary people experiencing extraordinary friendship and fellowship.


  We gather each Sunday at 9 & 10:40 am



  "Affecting Life Change Through Belonging, Growing and Serving"


  Scroll down to meet our Pastors, Elders, and Support Staff


  Scroll down to see some Frequently Asked Questions.

Our Leadership

Affecting Life Change

Through Belonging, Growing & Serving

Our staff would love to hear from you!

To contact one of our Pastors or Staff Members, simply click on their name to send an email.

  • Tom Santillanes

    Lead Pastor

    Pastor Tom has been at Mountainview since October of 2003. He was Mountainview's Cradle 2 College Pastor until becoming Lead Pastor in August of 2013. His roots include Wyoming and Oklahoma. He and Sara have two sons, Tucker and Elliott (Eli).

  • Craig Ziese

    Spiritual Formation Pastor

    Pastor Craig has been on staff at Mountainview since June of 1999. He spent his early years in Brookings, OR, and a few years in Corvallis, OR. He and Tonya have two children, Jordan and Spencer. 

  • Dave Lowe

    Restoration  //  Worship Pastor

    Pastor Dave came on board with Mountainview in September of 2007. He was born in Georgia, but has lived in three states and one foreign country before landing in Oregon. Dave and Nancy have four children, Chris, Dustin, Whitney, and Rachel. 

  • Carol Sheldon

    Pastoral Care  //  Care Network Pastor

    Pastor Carol has been on staff at Mountainview since December of 2005. She was born in Indiana, and grew up in several Midwestern states, but calls Nebraska home. She and Phil have two sons, Aaron and Anthony, and seven grandchildren. 

Support Staff

To email our support staff, simply click on the name.


If you would like to contact our elders, CLICK // here to email them.

  • Shawn Farrens, Ed.d

    Vice Chairman

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  • Merlin Juilfs

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  • Brian Lottis

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  • Steve Morrow


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  • Webb Norton

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  • Tanney Staffenson


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Questions & Answers

Q: What time are your Sunday morning services?

A: We offer two identical services - 9 & 10:40.

Q: What kids' programs do you have on Sunday mornings?

A: We have a full range of programs for children from birth through fifth grade.

Q: Are your children's areas safe?

A: Yes. All children's areas are restricted-entry zones in our building. We make every effort to make sure all children's areas are safe and carefully monitored. 

Q: Do you serve communion?

A: Yes. We offer communion every Sunday. All members or attendees are invited to join us as we remember our Savior's sacrifice.

Q: Do you believe in water baptism?

A: Yes. We believe that baptism in water is a part of any person's coming to Jesus. It signifies the death of old life and the birth of new life. 

Email Pastor Craig to learn more about Belonging to Jesus