Pastor Kirk Bennett

Restore, Create, Innovate - These words inform and inspire Pastor Kirk’s ministry within the body of Christ. They also help describe his motivations and interests in his personal life.

Pastor Kirk Graduated with a degree in Biblical Studies and Education from Multnomah University in 1988.   He and Lora have been married for 36 years and love their family of 4 children and 6 grandchildren!   Kirk has been active in the ministry for 35+ years with the past 20 as Senior Pastor.   Kirk continues to explore the “immeasurable riches" of God’s grace in Jesus Christ.   As a brother in the 'walk to follow Jesus,'  he would be honored if you choose to join in the journey here at Clatskanie Baptist Church! 

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Pastor Matt Hadley

Matt has been serving at Clatskanie Baptist Church for 16 years. He is passionate about seeing people grow in the knowledge and depth of Jesus Christ.  

Matt graduated from Multnomah University (formerly known as Multnomah Bible College) in 2002 with degrees in Bible Theology and Speech Communication and finished up his Masters of Divinity back at Multnomah Seminary in 2016.

In working with youth for over 20 years Matt has a deep desire to see youth transformed by the power of God's spirit, that they would take hold of their faith in a real and tangible way, learning what it means to love and serve God.

Matt met his beautiful bride, Anna, during their years at Multnomah and are celebrating 20 years of marriage this coming May (2021). They have 5 children; 

Ben, Aaron, Grace, Leah, and Hannah.

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