Staff, Columbia Valley
About Stacie Paz
Stacie was born in Portland, Oregon and grew up in Tigard, Oregon. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Education, specializing in prevention of gang and youth violence. During college, she lead bible studies with Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and was on staff helping leading youth at Eugene Foursquare Eastside Church. This is where her career investing in youth started.
After college she moved to Los Angeles, California, for missions training with Servant Partners, serving the inner city of South Central’s urban poor. For seven years, Stacie worked at a drop-in youth facility, helped plant a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic church, and lead the church’s youth ministry staff.
Stacie and her husband, Juan, with their daughter are currently living in NE Portland. Both are mentoring youth from the Parkrose, Oregon, with Youth Dynamics and are on staff as youth pastors at The River Church in Camas, Washington.