Lead Pastor- Kim Linder

Hood River Church of the Nazarene is excited to welcome a new Pastoral family.  Kim and Canda Linder and their children will begin their ministry in Hood River on April 29th.

Kim and Canda have been married for 26 years and have three children.  Glenn, age 23, is a senior at Warner Pacific College; Noah, age 17, is currently a junior at Eagle Point High School; and Zoe, age 13, is in the 8th grade.

Kim is an Ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Oregon University and has completed the Elder Track for Ministerial Studies through the Nazarene Bible College.

Kim and Canda have served in the Eagle Point Nazarene Church for the last 10 years.   They began that ministry with 10-12 people in the church and now the attendance is around 70.  Kim also served in Molalla Nazarene Church as Youth Pastor for 5 years.  While in Molalla the youth group grew from 4 to around 50 students. Kim also served as Co-Director of ORPAC Jr. High Camp for two years.

Kim’s ministry calling is to help others discover and experience the love of Christ and take a step on their faith journey. His desire is to cultivate transformational opportunities by living and proclaiming the message of holiness.

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Raine Smith
Church Office Administrator
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