Rev. Juan Ángel Gutiérrez Rodríguez- Interim Spanish Language Pastor
Pastor Juan Ángel es ministro ordenado de las Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico y de las Iglesias Bautistas Americanas. Ha sido pastor en las ciudades de Aurora y Chicago, Illinios. En Puerto Rico ha sido pastor en las iglesias bautistas de los pueblos de Carolina y Santurce. Sirvió como capellán universitario en The Ohio State Unversity y capellán del Cook County Hospital en la ciudad de Chicago en el área de SIDA.
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Rev. Eh Plo Soe - Karen Language Pastor
Rev. Eh Plo Soe passed away in early May. We are currently in a discernment and transition process for the Karen pastorate. For the time being, we leave this biography here to honor our colleague and his legacy at NSBC.
Rev. Saw Eh Plo Soe received his Diploma in Theology from the Karen Baptist Seminary in Yangon, and also holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from West Yangon University. He was ordained to preside over the Holy Sacraments in the Myanmar Baptist tradition in 2005.
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Rev. Yuki Scroggins - Japanese Language Pastor (ext. 26)
Born in Tokyo , Japan , Pastor Yuki Scroggins came to the United States as a high school student. After graduating from high school in Ohio , she went to Seattle , Washington and graduated from Seattle Pacific University with a B.A. in linguistics. While she was in college, she accepted Jesus as the Savior and the Lord.
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Rev. Michael Ware- English Language Pastor (Ext. 23)
Pastor Michael ’s faith journey began at age seven when he was taken in by a Christian couple in Benton Harbor, Michigan, who introduced him to Christ’s mercy, grace, and love. The church has been a central focus of his life ever since.
Rev. Ware obtained a B.A. in Political Science from Albion College and an M. Div. from Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School.
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Rev. Kathryn Ray - Pastor of Discipleship (ext. 28)
Rev. Kathryn Ray became a member of North Shore's pastoral team in 2016. As Pastor of Discipleship, she oversees programming for the youth and children of the church, as well as adult education. She also provides worship leadership in English and Spanish and oversees the online communications of the church.
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