Darren has ministered as an Associate Pastor, a Worship Pastor, a Missionary, a volunteer Chaplain and a Church Planter for the past 30 years. Currently he is the Head Chaplain at Chelan County Sheriff’s Office, where he has served since 2010.
He has served the State of Washington as State Park Ranger and now serves as the District 6 Maintenance Mechanic with the Washington State Patrol.He is a Pastor/Chaplain at large for the Wenatchee Awaken church. Darren has continued to serve in Bi-Vocational settings for the past 20 years, which allows him to make a broader impact for the sake of the Kingdom, as well as support his family financially.
Darren’s passion and mission is for caring for First Responders and their families, the public and Chaplains/Pastors. Knowing the daily stress, issues and problems they face daily, Darren desires to come alongside those who serve and encourage them, support them, and help keep them whole, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Representing and reflecting Christ to the personnel of various First Responder agencies is his deepest passion.
Darren and his wife have 6 adult children, 3 grandson, and 1 granddaughter.