Terry Tollefson , pastor at Christ Covenant Church in Lostine, OR will be teaching at the morning and evening chapel sessions.
Terry Tollefson grew up in Goleta, California where he graduated from Santa Barbara City College with a bachelors in geology. He moved to Portland, Oregon, to attend Multnomah School of the Bible. There he met Bonnie, his wife of 36 years.
He has pastored three churches over the course of 33 years, all in Oregon. While at the first congregation in Westport, Westport Community Church, he worked with S.A.L.T. (student active leadership training), a ministry of Mission Church Fellowship. There he trained young people how to conduct and teach vacation Bible schools, ministering to small congregations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia. As the homeschool movement grew, he also ran Homeschool Outdoor Education Camps, and taught the geology camps. During this time he moved to Elgin in Union County, Eastern Oregon. A church was planted, Grace Bible Church and as it grew they sent him over to neighboring Wallowa County, where another church was planted, Christ Covenant Church. He has lived in Wallowa for 18 years. During this time he has worked together with Gene Helsel and Joost Nixon to run the summer sanctus northwest camps.
They have six grown children and ten grandchildren.
Sasha Pavliuk, pastor of Holy Trinity Reformed Church in Dunaivtsi, Ukraine will be the Camp’s missions speaker for 2018.