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John Bell
Senior Pastor

John has been the pastor at Foothills for more than 20 years. With an MDiv from Southwestern Baptist Theological seminary and a Dmin from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, John is passionate about the local church and teaching truth from God's Word in applicable ways. John is a loving pastor, husband and father. He enjoys hiking and can often be found at Gold's Gym getting in a good workout. Send John a note.


Greg Schoendaller
Church Administrator

Greg is our church administrator and serves on our Ministry Leadership Team. When he isn't freelancing in our church office, Greg is a computer programmer. He enjoys Bible Study, evangelism, and oversees our community partnership with Vine Maple Place. In his free time, Greg enjoys golfing, movies, and football played by the Huskies and Seahawks! Send Greg a note.


Marc Nilsen
Ministry Director

Marc is our ministry director and finds great joy in helping people to get plugged in to a place they are gifted to serve. When he isn't busy serving in his many roles at Foothills, Marc is works with the human resources department of the Seattle Housing Authority. In his free time, Marc enjoys working outdoors, kayaking, or enjoying a good book. Send Marc a note.

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Carlotta Spears
Administrative Assistant

Carlotta is the grease that keeps our office moving. If it is happening at Foothills, Carlotta knows all about it. When she isn't busy in the office, Carlotta is a book worm and a loving Grandmother who spends as much time with her family as humanly possible. She has an infectious laugh and a helpful spirit! She can't wait for you to call her or send her an note.



Randy McClure
Evangelism Director

Randy is our Evangelism director and a member of our Ministry Leadership Team. He is passionate about the Gospel and is a Bible Study teacher as well. When Randy isn't busy with one of our outreach efforts, he drives a bus as a part of the Seattle Metro Transit System. Send Randy a note.


Edwin Burwell
Fellowship Director

Edwin is our Fellowship Director and a member of our Ministry Leadership Team. Edwin oversees all aspects of church fellowship. He also teaches Bible study and leads our team of ushers. When he isn't serving our church body, Edwin works for Shuttle Express in a number of ways. He enjoys spending time with his grandkids (and their parents)! Send Edwin a note.