Vashon Island Community Church

Staff

Meet the Staff


Mike, Nichole & Ava enjoying the fall season.

Mike, Nichole & Ava enjoying the fall season.

Mike Ivaska


Lead Pastor

Mike Ivaska is the lead pastor of Vashon Island Community Church. After serving as youth pastor for three years, he left to pursue a formal education. He and his wife, Nichole, returned to church staff in 2011. Mike holds a BA in Religion from Faith Evangelical College and Seminary and an MA in Theology and Culture from Northwest University. He has served as lead pastor since 2013. Their Daughter Ava provides a sweet glow of happiness in everyone's life.


Leanne & Tyler with their daughter Eleanor at her first birthday.

Leanne & Tyler with their daughter Eleanor at her first birthday.

Tyler Winters


Youth Pastor

Tyler Winters is the youth pastor of Vashon Island Community Church. He has served in youth ministry almost since his conversion to Christ in 2005. In addition to his role today as youth pastor, Tyler serves in administrative and other leadership capacities around the church. He is currently working to complete a degree in Ministry Leadership from Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington. He and his wife, Leanne, are kept on their toes by their lovely daughter Eleanor.


Nathan, Sarah and Ana taking a selfie at the beach.

Nathan, Sarah and Ana taking a selfie at the beach.

Nathan Seder

Music Director

Nathan Seder joined the team at VICC in August 2018. He has served as music director for multiple churches in Washington State and New England. Nathan's wife Sarah is a native of Vashon Island who has completed her MA in dance and is currently the resident assistant professor of dance at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA. Nathan and Sarah are enjoying the adventures of parenthood with their daughter, Ana.