Rev. Sandy Messick- Transitional Regional Minister

Transitional Regional Minister

Rev. Sandy Messick

Rev. Sandra Morgan Messick was called to be Transitional Regional Minister and President of the Northern Lights Region beginning in January of 2020.

Rev. Messick holds a B.A. in Speech Communication from San Diego State University (1985) and a Master of Divinity from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis (cum laude, 1990). Her publications include a sermon in Bread Afresh, Wine Anew: Sermons by Disciples Women (1991), “Partners in Prayer,” Advent Devotional Booklet, (1999) and various church school curricula published through Christian Board of Publication (1997-2003). She has earned a Certificate in Transitional Ministry from the Interim Ministry Network and a Certificate in Leadership and Church Management from Whitworth College.

Sandy has pastored congregations in Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Washington. Rev. Messick was also the Regional Minister and President of the Northwest Regional Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) from June of 2009 through December of 2019 when the Northwest and Montana Regions merged.

Sandy lives in Spokane with her husband, Tom, and their two cats, Max and Oliver.   They have two adult children, Sarah and John.

253-893-7202 ext 2
sandy@northernlightsdisciples.org

Office Manager

Amber Saladino

Beginning with the Northwest Regional Christian Church in May 2001 and transitioning with the region as it became the Northern Lights Region, Amber is a multi-functional employee.  On call at the virtual office of the NLR, Amber is available to assist in many functions: general customer service (answering questions, providing information), technology maintenance, general and advanced word processing (creating forms, letter writing, presentation set up). Duties also include web site design and up-keep, graphics and print material production, database contact development and management, and other duties as assigned or requested.

Amber and her husband Jeremy, an accountant, live in the Federal Way area with their daughter Robin.

253-893-7202 ext 1
amber@northernlightsdisciples.org