Alex Ohlsen, Lead Pastor


Pam Ohlsen, Children's Pastor

Alex and Pam planted RCC in 1982 and continue to lead as pastors today. Along with church life they also enjoy spending time with their children: Jessica, Claire and Marcelo, Adrienne and Aven and all their grandchildren. In their spare time Alex likes to surf, wake board and play softball. Pam likes to garden, do interior design, travel and go boating.

Kevin LaRoche, Worship & Youth Pastor

Kevin and Cleo joined RCC in 1995 and have grown to become a strong part of our team. Kevin leads the Worship and Music Ministry and is also the Pastor of our Wildfire Student Ministry at RCC. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys spending time with his wife Cleo, his son Josh and wife Kirsten and his granddaughter Natalie, playing softball and boating.  

Carrie Allen, Bookkeeper

Carrie Allen has been a part of RCC since August 2004. She started working with Wildfire Youth as a leader at the same time.   She loves seeing the youth grow and mature in their faith and as individuals.  The hardest part for her is seeing the students grow up and move away!   She has been in accounting for over 18 years with the Marriott at various hotel properties and is the bookkeeper for RCC.  She celebrated 17 years of marriage to her husband Shaun in 2017.  They have three children Erika, Kylie and Joshua.  


Adrienne Whitmore, Women's Ministry Lead

Adrienne has grown up attending RCC. She has served in many capacities over the years and is excited to step into the role of Women's Ministry Lead. She has been an integral part of the Women's team for many years and has a heart to see women be connected with God and with one another.


She and her husband Aven own a thriving woodworking business where Adrienne is the CFO and they have two lovely daughters, Penelope and Charlotte. They love to host people in their home, eat good food and explore the Seattle area as a family.

Anna Garcia, Lead Pastoral Assistant

Anna and her family started attending RCC in 2009 and have found here family, community and a deeper faith in Christ. She is a wife of fifteen years to the cute guy in the photo (Efiz), mother to two energetic and amazing little boys (Ben & Gabe) and an aspiring artist. She loves the Oregon coast, reading, re-arranging her living room and laughing irrepressibly with her guys over Mad Libs.


Marcie Jones, Children's Pastoral Assistant

Marcie and her husband Pete began attending RCC after they married and moved to Renton in 2005. With their three children Amanda, Nathan and Kelsey, they enjoy camping, hiking, and anything outdoors. In her free time, Marcie likes to run and someday hopes to finish a full marathon.

Ashley Ashbeck, Youth Pastoral Assistant

Ashley has attended Renton Christian Center since she joined the youth group as a 7th grader and she is now honored to be a Wildfire youth leader! She and her husband of 8 years, Mitch, met while attending Wildfire youth group.  Together they have a beautiful 2 year old daughter named Faith, who brings so much joy into their lives! Ashley loves to spend time with her family and take little road trips. She is also very passionate about worshiping The Almighty through music and painting!