WHO WE ARE
Matt Rader; Lead Pastor
Matt is an Oregon native, born and raised in Newberg, OR where he came to faith in the Newberg Christian Church. He met his wife, Kim, while they both attended Hope International University in Fullerton, CA. They have been married for 14 years, and have 3 children. Matt enjoys spending time with his family, the outdoors: camping, fishing, and snowboarding, working on home improvement projects, and working with people of all ages – walking beside them and helping them grow and serve in Christ.
Matt graduated from Hope International University with a Bachelor of Arts (2001) and Masters Degree (2014).
Brian Burns; Youth Pastor
Brian is an Oregon native, born and raised in Redland, OR where he came to faith and trust in Jesus at Gladstone Christian Church. He attended Hope International University in Fullerton, CA and received his degree in music and church ministry. While at HIU he met his wife, Kelsey, and they were married in October of 2011. Brian has been on staff with TCC since August of 2011. He enjoys snowboarding, camping, playing basketball and music, but his real love is in walking alongside students, pointing them to Jesus and helping them grow and mature in their faith.
Kim Rader; TCC Kids Interim Director
Sean Thome; Discipleship Pastor
Sean is a graduate of Hope International University and previously served TCC as Youth Pastor and then Church Planter as he led a team to start Potter’s Hands Church in 2004. As TCC lives out the mission of making disciples who love God and love others, Sean is focusing on equipping and encouraging TCC to better reach out to the community of Tigard.
Trudi Sang; Care Pastor
For the past 30 years Trudi has been teaching kids and working with families, and teaching others how to teach. She has a Bachelors of Science in Humanities, a Masters in Education with a focus in Early Childhood Education and Special Education and a Masters in Theological Studies.
When Trudi isn't teaching you might find her clowning around as Nellie the Clown, laughing and enjoying a cup of coffee with her loved ones or serving in one of the many different ministries she is involved in.