I am Toni Elston, the office manager of RPUMC. I am a new resident of Washington, I moved here in January 2018 in search of better connections and new opportunities I was born in California and shortly after moved to Alabama where I was raised. I am a full-time student majoring in Psychology. I enjoy writing and traveling whenever I can. My goal in life is to make a positive impact on as many peoples lives as I can.
Office Manager at Riverton Park United Methodist Church
I am Kina Miller, the onsite case manager for all your social services needs. I have been in the social services field for about 10 years, and it is a field I am very passionate about. Helping families navigate the different systems is my specialty and I take great pride in my work. I have a Bachelors in Law and Justice from Central Washington University, and a Masters in Forensic Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University. I was born in the South, but moved to Seattle, WA when I was 10 years old. I am a mother of two amazing boys, and a wife to an outstanding husband. We live in Kent and enjoy vacationing on the Oregon coast.
Homelessness Prevention Case Manager at Riverton Park United Methodist Church
Joe Williams is Music Director at RPUMC and Director of Tukwila Kids Make Music, a program of RPUMC which offers free group keyboard classes to 50 local children every week. Formerly a staff instrumental collaborative pianist at Oberlin Conservatory, he has performed at numerous venues ranging from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. to various schools throughout Amman, Jordan. He enjoys instructing piano students at Federal Way School of Music and working with children on the autism spectrum as a behavior therapist. He is from Tacoma, Washington.
Music Director at Riverton Park United Methodist Church
Rev. Jan Bolerjack is firmly rooted in the PNW. With triple careers in education, nursing and ministry, she brings a holistic approach to working with this community. Having graduated with an MDiv from Vancouver School of Theology, Rev. Jan, loves diving deep into scripture to uncover relevant meaning and even to challenge some beliefs that have been used to hold people down over the centuries. A lover of Progressive Theology and Thought, she brings her interest in social justice making and restorative healing both to the pulpit and the street. You can often find her at community meetings, speaking to community leaders, or strategizing to change unjust systems. Or you may find her holding a baby, any baby or in the church yard playing catch with a young child or at a table discussing school work with a teen. Rev. Jan’s love of people and hope for the future is evident in the life she leads.
Rev. Jan Bolerjack
Riverton Park United Methodist Church