OUR LEAD TEAM
SAM & KELSEY WAKE
Pastor Sam Wake and his wife Kelsey are our pastors and the founders of Movement Church. Sam holds a bachelors degree in Family Ministry and Preaching from Lincoln Christian University. The Wakes have a deep desire to lead people to Jesus. They live in the central city of Portland with their daughter Journey August (age 2 1/2) and Desert Sage (born December 2018).
Jen Tullis is a founding member of Movement, is married to Peter Tullis and also a mom to two young men Sam and Patrick. Jen has a laugh that warms the whole room and has a huge heart for people. She works 3o+ hours a week at the Portland Rescue Mission and also works part-time as Movement's lead administrator. She is strong suited as a developer of people and has an uncanny ability to see in others what they cannot yet see in themselves.
QUENTIN & RENEE BEMIS
Pastor Quentin Bemis and his wife Renee are founding members of Movement Church. Quentin is the Worship Pastor and Renee serves alongside him, while also working as an Occupational Therapist. In 2017 the made the trek from Indiana to Portland, while Renee was pregnant with their son Lincoln Emerson, who is now a year old. Both Quentin and Renee have a deep passion for worship through the medium of music. Quentin holds a BA degree in Music Education from Indiana University. Before moving to Portland, he worked as the Worship and Creative Arts pastor at a church in southern Indiana.