OUR PASTOR LLOYD
Lloyd & Kathleen Mulkins
Pastor Lloyd L. Mulkins has served the
Onalaska congregation for over 27 years. He first
came as Pastor in 1981 with his wife, Gloria.
After seven years he and Gloria moved to Colorado
where he served for nine years. In 1997
Pastor Mulkins and Gloria returned to Onalaska.
After a long battle with cancer, Gloria Mulkins
passed away on July 27, 2003. Gloria and
Pastor Mulkins had been married for 38 years.
Lloyd graduated from Bethel Temple Bible School
in Seattle, Washington. He served in the
Army for three years, spending most of his time
Following his discharge from the Army, Lloyd
attended and graduated from Central Washington
University in Ellensburg, Washington where he
received a BA in History.
On May 1, 2004 Lloyd married Kathleen A. Hoffmaster
from San Bernardino, California. Kathleen
holds a BA in Theatre Arts from CSU, San Bernardino
and a MA of Pastoral Studies from the International
School of Theology. She served with Campus
Crusade for Christ before founding and directing
Opportunity Productions, Inc. for 14 years.
She served the Salvation Army as social
service director for 12 years.
Isaac Gallaway has served the Onalaska congregation
since May 2017 in the Associate & Youth Pastor position.
Pike, as he is lovingly referred to, has served
over 11 years in various youth & children’s ministries
and this is his first pastoral office. Pike grew up in
Oregon City, Oregon and there he led his high school’s
Bible Study Club.
Later he received pastoral training at Corban
University where he met his now wife, Alexis, who hails
from Great Falls, Montana.
Pike graduated with a BS in Pastoral & Youth
also holds minor in Theology.
Along with the volunteer ministry
work, Pike gained experience that can’t be learned in a
has worked in the food service industry, as a
merchandiser at Fry’s Electronics, a teacher’s aide in
the Gervais Special Education classroom, a painter, a
woodworker’s apprentice, and for a brief stint as a
caterer/bartender. He also currently holds a position as
a part-time janitor at Providence Centralia Hospital.
Pike serves alongside his wife
Alexis, who holds a BS in Secondary Education, as well
as two children – Estherlyn - his delightful and
intelligent daughter; and Ezekiel - his strong and
OUR BODY IN ACTION
We are part of a larger body.
We seek to work in cooperation with the other
churches in our area to reach our community for Christ. Some of the
activities we do together are:
Our church is affiliated with the PNA, Pacific Northwest Association of
the Church of God. We are involved with statewide activities such as:
OUR STATEMENT OF FAITH
We believe there is one God revealed in triune form, Father, Son &
We believe that the Bible is the True Word of God, without error and thus
is our only guide to understand who God is and what He expects from us.
We believe that Salvation is only through the atoning work of Jesus Christ
at Calvary. That we receive Salvation only through the Grace of God
and not by any efforts we may make.
That all of us are sinners and the only way we can receive salvation is to
be born again, that is to believe that Jesus is the Son of God and that He
died for our sins. We must confess our sins to Him and turn from them
by allowing Jesus to direct our lives.
We believe those who have accepted Jesus Christ as their Savior are
members of the Body of Christ, the Church of God.
We practice Water Baptism by immersion.
We believe in the Baptism of the Holy Spirit to empower us to live a godly
We believe in Divine Healing.
We believe there is a Heaven to gain and a Hell to shun.
We believe in the resurrection of the believer to eternal life with God
and the unbeliever to eternal damnation.
We believe in the soon return of Jesus Christ.
OUR CHURCH HISTORY
The Onalaska First
Church of God began holding cottage prayer meetings
The Carlisle Lumber Company donated the first
part of the present church property in 1933.
present church building began on June 12, 1949,
and was completed in 1958.
We are Wesleyan in Theology,
Conservative in nature
And traditional in worship.