Pastor Nick Dalgardno Update

We are excited to share that Pastor Nick Dalgardno was offered and has accepted a different and expanded role at Highlands as our Executive Pastor! Nick will serve alongside Pastor Jesse Campbell as a part of the senior staff team leading strategic church wide initiatives, preaching on the teaching team and overseeing the Ministry Operations staff team.

In addition to growing up at HCC, Pastor Nick has served at HCC on the Next Gen Ministries team in Student Ministries for the last 15 years. He knows and loves Highlands and is honored to continue to influence the next chapter of ministry. During his time on staff, he has served in a number of different roles including Next Gen Intern, Middle School Director, Middle School Pastor and most recently his expanded leadership coordination role with the Student Ministries team. Nick earned his MDiv from Multnomah University, and has served for the last handful of years on our Elder board.

What’s next for Student Ministries?
God is doing awesome things through our HCC Student Ministries and there is tremendous momentum! Kids and students have always been a priority at HCC and that continues moving forward. We are blessed with an amazing team of lay leaders and incredible staff team in Renton & Kent. For the short term, Pastor Nick will continue to hold some teaching and leadership responsibilities in Student Ministries as we onramp new staff to our team. In the coming weeks, we will be announcing our new Middle School Pastor who will be starting mid-December. We continue to actively work with a Christian search firm to identify the next High School Pastor / Student Ministries Team Leader to serve on the Next Gen Team. Please join us in praying for who the Lord would have join us. We are committed to reaching the next generation and helping them find and follow Jesus!