Steve Wilbraham is married to Lauri and they have three sons, Ryan, Chris and Kyle. Steve has been the Senior Pastor of Congregational Presbyterian Church since 2005, coming to Lewiston after serving churches in Austin, Texas and Boulder, Colorado. Steve earned his doctorate from Fuller Seminary, his Master of Divinity from Austin Seminary, and his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado. Steve grew up in Europe where he played a lot of soccer, and he now referees youth and high school soccer matches.
Associate Pastor of Youth and Congregational Life
McLane joined Congregational-Presbyterian Church as Associate Pastor in 2017 after having served churches in New Jersey and Washington, D.C. He earned his Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and his bachelor’s degree in Theology from Whitworth University. McLane is married to Charley, and they enjoy great restaurants and traveling together. McLane is also an avid fly fisherman.
Director of Music Ministry
Beth was born and raised in Moscow, Idaho and was very active in Moscow First Presbyterian Church during her younger years. Beth moved to Lewiston and married Derek, and they have a son, Ryan. Beth has worshiped and worked at our church since 1993 in music ministry and considers this church community to be her second family. With all the nature opportunities the Lewis Clark Valley and surrounding area has to offer, Beth enjoys spending time with family and friends in God’s creation.
Lisa was born and raised in Lewiston. She graduated from Lewiston High School and Lewis Clark State College with a degree in Business Administration. Lisa has two grown sons, Richard, a letter carrier in Lewiston, and Christopher, who is retired from the US Army; and, 3 grandchildren: Alex, Izabella and Mara. She has been active in the community volunteering with many organizations including Twin County United Way, St. Joe’s Family Hospice and Lewis Clark State College. Lisa loves reading, watching old movies and spending time with her family.
Rich grew up in Cheney, Washington where he earned his Bachelor and Master of Education, and received his Principal’s credentials at Washington State University. He taught and coached wrestling at Selkirk Junior-Senior High School in Ione, Washington for twelve years, K-12 Principal at Pomeroy for six years, and Junior-Senior High Principal at Asotin for twelve years. He served as Executive Director of the Lewiston-Clarkston Habitat for Humanity for 10 years, and State Board Chair for Habitat for Humanity of Idaho for 3 years. Rich joined Congo-Pres, along with his wife, Carrie Gurgel, twenty years ago. He has served at the church as the Mission and Community Outreach Chair, Board Nominating Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, and most recently as the Co-Chair of the Associate Pastor Nominating Committee. Rich has two grow children, Rick and Tina, five grown step-children, Jason, Mat, Jolene, Jesse and Danelle, sixteen grandchildren, and five great-grandsons. He enjoys carpentry, metalworking, collecting coins, genealogy, hiking and camping, fly fishing and fly tying.
Anna was born and raised in Kendrick, Idaho and is the mother of three beautiful children. Living in Kendrick, Anna has been an active supporter of the schools, church, and community. With the schools she has been an instructional assistant for special education and a member of the Parent Teacher Organization. Anna served her church as a Sunday School teacher and has been an active member of the women’s group. In the community she owned and operated the community’s primary daycare and served on the City Council. In her free time she enjoys her children, travels, and sends cards to her family and friends for every event… and sometimes for no reason at all.
Rich grew up in Kensington, MD, was a Life Scout, and became a believer through the ministry of Young Life. He worked for his Young Life leader in picture framing for 40 years before moving to Lewiston with his wife Kirsten. Happy to be in a new environment, he looks forward to hiking, kayaking, small town life, and eating a fish that he caught.