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Gary Woodroof
Position: Pastor of Worship & Fine Arts

Fun Facts: I'm a Friday Night Seating Host/Usher at Safeco Field, Home of the Seattle Mariners.  I can stand on my head indefinitely... :)
Starbucks Drink: Tall Americano with room
My Education/Training: In 1980 I received my B.A. in Music Education from Northwest Nazarene University.  I received my M.S.T. (Masters in Choral Conducting) from Portland State University in 1989.  I am also an Ordained Deacon in the Church of the Nazarene since 2006.
My Favorite Thing About Spokane First: Celebration Choir, Worship Teams and Praise Bands, Sound and Media Team, and a loving congregation.
My First Job: Lawn Care and Neighborhood Newspaper Route
My Favorite Books: The Bible and the Mitford Series.

Restaurants I Can't Get Enough Of: Clinkerdagger, Twigs, Prospector's, Cracker Barrell, Didiers, Wall St. Diner, and Frank's Diner.
Movies: "Game Plan", "Facing the Giants", "Blind Side", "What About Bob", and "Little Women".
TV Shows: "Gilligan's Island", "Get Smart", and "Dragnet".  Some of my favorite sports to watch are the Mariners, the Seahawks, NFL, all College Sports, Football and basketball particularly.
Music: I love all musical styles except "Heavy Metal."  Classical, Jazz, all Sacred music (traditional and contemporary.)
History with Spokane First Church of the Nazarene: I came to Spokane 1st Church in August, 2003.