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Rodney Payne II

Senior Pastor

Pastor Rodney Payne II was born in Portsmouth, Ohio and comes to Beaverton with 16 years of ministerial experience. Pastor Rodney graduated from Southern Adventist University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology with minors in History, Practics and Biblical Languages. He then graduated from Andrews University with a Masters of Divinity in Theology. After ministering in the Georgia-Cumberland Conference for 6 years, Rodney was invited to start a young adult ministry here at Beaverton before becoming Lead Pastor. His concern for the spiritual growth and needs of children, youth and young adults continues to this day.

During his ministry here at the Beaverton Church, Pastor Rodney met and fell in love with his now wife Brenda. They have two young children, a son ‘Roddy’ and daughter Amelia. Family hobbies include water adventures in their small sailboat, as well as most outdoor activities.