Rev. Dr. Amanda Zentz-Alo


Originally from the East Coast where she received a BA at Susquehanna University, Pr. Amanda moved west to attend Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary where she graduated with her MDiv in 2004. Called previously to Medford, OR and Mount Vernon, WA, Pr. Amanda has been serving alongside the members of Central since August, 2013. You can find her on Facebook and hear sermons on her Blog - Word Balancing. Pr. Amanda successfully defended her dissertation and has been awarded her degree of Doctorate of Ministry through Portland Seminary under the mentorship of Dr. Leonard Sweet. Her work on this can be seen at Jesus, Take My Wheels.

Linda J. Bergman


Moving to the NW in 1997 from the Midwest, Linda has been at CLC since 1998.  She has degrees in Education and Music. She has taught all levels of music in public education, recently retired from teaching in Vancouver, Washington.  Linda has always been involved in church music through directing English Handbells, Children's music or playing the flute. "I love feeling inspired by the congregational singing while playing my flute.  I feel that the partnership of the musicians and the congregation together, enhance the spiritual experience for everyone. "

Sarah Holcomb

Office Administrator & Building Use Coordinator

Sarah is glad to be back in Oregon after 20+ years away. Originally from Aloha, Sarah moved to North Carolina where she attended university and followed this with a move to British Columbia. She has a wide range of work and life experience and enjoys tasks with details that require precision as well as having the opportunity to offer welcome.

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Klaus Ferguson



Klaus has been serving the people of Central for several years and enjoys doing so.  Before he got to Central, Klaus taught elementary, middle and high school band for over ten years.  He continues to teach drums and music privately, and plays in several bands in the Portland area.  When not working, he enjoys the outdoors, live music and volunteering.