Ministry Development

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Ben Spangler Ministry Development Pastor Pastor

Ben Spangler and his programming team coordinate our Sunday morning services and events at the church. Ben has worked with businesses and churches as a production and planning consultant, and has run multimedia presentations for many organizations and events. For the past 10 years, he and his family have been involved in full-time ministry. Ben and his wife Lacy have been married for 10 years, and live in Seaside with their three children, Ian, Kaiya, and Elyse.

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Lynn Zwagerman Ministry Process Development Director

Lynn serves in the area of ministry development, with a goal of helping to create more ministry capacity by improving efficiencies in Shoreline’s many processes, such as those related to launching new ministries, and to equipping ministry leaders, staff, and volunteers. Lynn was a computer software and services entrepreneur for many years. She also has had the joy and privilege of serving in and leading in many different areas of ministry prior to coming to Shoreline in 2010:  community outreach, inter-cultural missions, computer technology/information management, divorce recovery, organizational and leadership development, and major event planning. Lynn led Missions and Outreach ministries as a volunteer leader for a number of years before joining that church’s senior pastoral staff team as its Executive Director of Ministries.  Lynn’s and her husband Jay were married in 1990 forming a blended family which now includes 6 grandchildren in addition to Lynn’s son and Jay’s son and daughter.  Her hobbies include golf, plein-air painting, hiking, and kayaking.

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Jay Zwagerman Ministry Systems Development Director

Jay serves in the ministry development area of Shoreline, helping in the creation and execution of new and enhanced mission/ministry strategies and initiatives to support the mission of Shoreline.  Jay has been blessed by having been able to serve in many ways at multiple churches.  He served on the boards of 3 different churches in different leadership positions.  Jay led various teams including a Long Range Planning Team, a Senior Pastor Transition Team, and work teams in “Beyond the Walls” outreach events.  Jay also served in strategic planning and leadership roles for the regional denomination level organization.  Jay spent his career as a senior manager in the computer systems industry.  He has also provided business transformation consulting services and led conflict resolution processes for various organizations.  Jay earned engineering degrees from Calvin College and University of Michigan, and his MS degree from the University of Minnesota.  Jay and his wife Lynn have been married over 21 years and live in Monterey.  Between them, they have 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren.  In his free time, Jay enjoys hiking, golf, kayaking, and doing projects in his workshop.

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Lisa Marie Griggs Church Information Systems Coordinator

Born and raised in southern California, Lisa Marie has called Monterey home since 2005. She and her husband, Ken, connected with Shoreline their first year here, and have plugged into rich community through a married’s small group, a parenting small group and currently a growth group. Lisa has loved growing in the Word and building women up through MOPS, Wednesday morning Women’s Bible Studies and the Woman to Woman Mentoring Ministry. She and Ken enjoy raising (and being continually entertained by) their two young daughters, Viviana and Angelina. Their favorite activities are strolling in downtown areas exploring shops and parks during day trips, and traveling (preferably to warm weather). Lisa Marie is excited to be part of Shoreline’s staff, and supporting more people falling in love with Jesus.

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