Marshan has been with Alki UCC since September 2016, and in April 2017 became our Minister of Music. For the past four years he has also served as the Co-Pastor and Minister of Music for Liberation United Church of Christ in Seattle.
An accomplished musician, Marshan has extensive experience in music ministry. He served in full-time ministry for 14 years as the Associate Pastor of Worship & Music at Quail Lakes Baptist Church in Stockton, California, where he led and managed a 140+ person choir, children's choir, praise team, band and singers, orchestra, drama and dance ministry.
Marshan has a B.A. in Pastoral Counseling and Vocal Music from the University of the Pacific and a Masters in Relationship and Pastoral Therapy from Seattle University. He currently has an Individual, Couples and Family Therapy private practice.