Mike Halstead is the Founding Pastor, Elder, and a member of the Executive Staff Team. Mike is responsible for the oversight of the Care and Benevolence Ministries, Preaching, implementation of evangelism, outreach, and First Impression Ministries, as well as the development of World Evangelism and Outreach Ministries.
He attended Puget Sound College of the Bible (Edmonds, WA) and graduated from Pacific Christian College with a degree in Preaching. Mike and his wife, Jeanette, worked in youth ministry in San Juan Capistrano, CA for 2 1/2 years and then at Mountain View Christian Church in Gresham, OR for seven years. Mike and Jeanette started Harvest in 1996, seeking to reach the community of Troutdale.
Mike has two grown daughters and four young grandchildren. He enjoys the outdoors, building things and flying. Mike was the Project Manager for the church building and oversaw most of the construction.
Mike has a heart for the people of the church and for missions worldwide. He loves to see people reach their full potential.