Staff

  • BEN SMITH

    Senior Pastor

    Ben pastored here at HLCC as the Associate Pastor from 2007 until August of 2015 when he took the position of Senior Pastor . He has been in full-time pastoral ministry since 2002 and his passion is discipleship and communicating the Word through sound Biblical preaching. He loves investing in people and helping them grow in the faith as followers of Jesus. Ben loves to empower and equip others to realize their potential in ministry and release them to use their talents for the sake of the Kingdom and the community.


    He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Ministry and Bible from Boise Bible College (2003) and a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership from Multnomah University (2015).


    Ben and his wife Angie have been married since 1998 and have been blessed with 3 beautiful girls—Gracie, Libby, and Elise. He loves spending time with family and friends doing anything outdoor recreation, especially if it involves extreme adrenaline or barbequed meat!


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    Contact Ben via email at ben@highlakescc.org


    Ph. 541-536-3333 ext. 102

  • AARON JONES

    Youth and Worship Pastor

    Aaron has served as the Youth and Worship Pastor at High Lakes since June of 2016. Aaron coordinates and oversees both the Youth and Worship Departments of High Lakes. He has a heart for students, community connection and seeing people enter into a passionate relationships with Jesus Christ. Aaron holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hope International University in Youth and Intercultural Studies (2008).


    Aaron and his wife Heather have been married since 2008 and have two awesome children - Parker and Makena. He enjoys time with family, his dogs and cheering on the Oregon Ducks!


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    Contact Aaron via email at aaron@highlakescc.org


    Ph. 541-536-3333 ext. 104