Staff Members

Pastor Brent James


Lead Pastor

Brent has served as Lead Pastor of Peninsula Bible Fellowship since 2011. He is married to Michelle and he is Jack and Kate’s Dad. 

A native Californian, Brent graduated from Bethany College of the Assemblies of God (Scotts Valley, CA) with a BA in ...

Bethany Dieringer


Women's Ministry Director

Bethany loves hot coffee, cool jazz, and the breathtaking truth and faithfulness of Jesus Christ. She’s wife to Chris, a wonderful friend and fisherman. They’re parents to two mini adventurers, Hudson (5) and Rowen (3). The whole family enjoys ...

David Kinjorski



David is a 6 year Air Force veteran who met his lovely bride, Megan, in 2009 while he was stationed in New Mexico. Because Megan is from Poulsbo, the circumstances involving their meeting and marriage 6 months later make for a good story. David ...

DeeAnn Heins


Financial Administrator

DeeAnn Heins has served as the Finance Administrator at PBF since 2015.  DeeAnn has made the Pacific Northwest her home since 1987 and though she still misses the warm California sun from time to time she enjoys God’s spectacular display of beauty ...

Gregg Kelsay


Director of Facilities

Gregg Kelsay is our Facilities Manager. Gregg is married to Christina and has two children, Connor and Abigail. They come from Northern California where Gregg had an extensive background with AT&T.  Gregg has done amazing things for our church ...

Janet Flores


Nursery Coordinator

Janet began life in San Diego, CA as part of a Navy family - and yet she only moved about three times between duty stations. She attended Olympic College and Central Washington University acquiring a Bachelor of Science in Office Administration....

Jason Caldwell


Associate Pastor - Worship

Jason loves hearing the church sing together, young and old. Growing up in Kitsap County, Jason has many relationships here and has attended PBF since high school. Jason left to study at Washington State University and received a Bachelors of ...

Jenna Reed



Jenna is the Children's Ministry Project Manager, handling the logistics of helping kids understand God's plan for them. That means she excels at printing coloring sheets, organizing popsicle sticks by size, and creating Excel spreadsheets.  She ...

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Jim Rueb



Jim joins the PBF staff after 40 years of ministry, including 29 years as senior pastor of Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church in the San Francisco Bay Area. He and his wife, Joy, recently celebrated 47 years of marriage! They have 2 children, and 5 ...

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Josh Kluth


Associate Pastor-Community Life

Josh was born and raised in Kitsap County. He and his wife Tara have been married for seven years and have a two-year old daughter named Luca.  As a family they enjoy excellent food and great beverages, traveling, arts, and sports. Josh finished ...

Judy Bertolini



Judy Bertolini has attended Peninsula Bible Fellowship for 23 years with her husband Steve and two children. As the Community Life Coordinator, she is responsible for coordinating hospitality teams to make sure every one feels loved and welcomed....

Kelly Scheese



Kelly is the PBF Kids curriculum manager. She originally hails from eastern Washington. Kelly is married to Dave, who is active duty Navy.  They came to Kitsap by the way of Portland (Go Blazers!) with their two children, Jakob & Stephanie. She has ...

Rachel Jobst


Executive Assistant

Rachel started as the Executive Assistant in January of 2015. Her responsibilities include managing Pastor Brent's schedule, and then pretty much anything you can think of in relation to the functionality of the church office. She is equal parts ...

Steve Mercer


Associate Pastor, Children and Families

Steve is husband to Linda and dad to Zach and Levi. Together, the Mercer team enjoys mountain biking, playing and watching sports, reptile keeping, family adventure days, sleeping and eating. Steve leads the PBF Kids ministry and his heart is to 1) ...

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Treacy Walsh


Associate Pastor-Youth Ministry

Treacy grew up in Black Diamond, Washington and loves the Pacific Northwest. His favorite things in life are Jesus, his wife Megan, and his daughter Rauri; but he is also fond of great coffee, the Seahawks, the greatest sport in the world ...