Our Staff

Andrew Langford, Pastor

Rev. Dr. Andrew Langford is Lead Pastor at Emmaus Lutheran Church.

Rachel Langford, Pastor

Pastor Rachel Langford grew up in McMinnville, Oregon and then headed to Flagstaff, AZ and Chicago, IL for college and seminary.

Clare Josef-Maier, Deacon

Deacon Clare is the Lutheran campus minister to University of Oregon and Lane Community College and a collaborative minister for Emmaus, United, and Central Lutheran churches.

Melinda Garcia, Office Manager

Melinda serves as the Office Manager, in which she provides administrative support services to our staff, members, and community.

Brent Anderson, Choir Director

Brent Anderson began directing the adult choir at Emmaus in September, 2017. Brent holds a BA in Music from Whitworth College, Spokane, Washington and an MA in Music History from the University of Oregon.

Caleb Saunders, Musician

Caleb Saunders holds a BME in Choral Education with an emphasis in Piano Performance from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah and is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Choral Conducting with a Specialization in Collaborative Piano at the University of Oregon.

Crystal Miller, Director of CUE Youth & Family Program

Crystal was born and raised in Oregon and attended college first at Willamette University and then at the University of Oregon where she received her M.S. in Conflict and Dispute Resolution.

Kris Jennings, Housekeeping

Kris grew up in Java, Indonesia. She came to United States in 2008. She was introduced to the Emmaus family around 2014 by her mother-in-law who thought that she would enjoy learning something about quilting and she was right! She really appreciates the warmth of the Emmaus community.

Claire Kugler-Snarr, Children's Table

I am a sophomore in the IHS program at Churchill high school. I’m fifteen, and dream of going to the Fashion Institute of Technology to study fashion design and marketing.

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