Dave & KAthy Shaner
Dave and Kathy Shaner have been married for over 30 years and have three boys, Zachary, Kurtis, and Austin. Dave was raised in the Northeast and Midwest. He is a graduate of Harding University and received his Master’s degree from the Harding Graduate School of Religion. Dave came to work with the church in Bellevue after 26 years serving as the preacher in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Formerly, he was a campus minister at Washington State University and an associate minister in Vernon Hills, Illinois. He has led tours of “Footsteps of Jesus” (Israel & Egypt) and “The Journeys of Paul and 7 Churches of Asia” (Greece & Turkey). He has also taught in Preacher Schools in Madras, India and Barnaul, Siberia, Russia, as well as, teaching at various college lectureships. Both Dave & Kathy are actively involved in Let’s Start Talking.
He enjoys skiing, softball, and just being with other Christians. Kathy was raised in Idaho and is a middle school teacher currently teaching at Mercer Island Middle School. She is a graduate of the University of Idaho. She has taught at many women’s seminars and has worked extensively with young people. She is an accomplished artist and enjoys studying the weather throughout the world. They are excited to be working with the church in Bellevue.