Pastors & Staff

Jason Williams

Lead Pastor

Jason is a Follower of Jesus, husband to Christy, father of five great kids and friend. He is originally from Michigan but has lived and ministered in the Yakima Valley since 1998. Jason loves being active, coaching, being a part of his kid's sports and activities as well as enjoying many outdoor activities that NW provides.
Fast Fact: Jason is one of those people who loves black licorice, ask him why.

Darin Brown

Associate Pastor

Darin loves Jesus, his wife Debbie, 3 kids and a dog (in that order). He grew up in Iowa but joined the team at Harvest in 2014 after serving most recently in Minnesota. His oversight of Kids and Youth Ministry highlights his strengths of teaching, leading, and team building.
Fast Fact: Darin has a love for soccer jerseys from all over the world, ask him about his collection.

Josiah Shenk

Worship Director

Josiah is a disciple of Jesus whose wife (Anna) and two boys make him smile more than anything else. He was born and raised in Portland, Oregon but moved to the Yakima Valley in 2022. Josiah finds great joy in most things’ music and audio-technological. He loves working with his hands and creating many types of things from kitchen cabinets to custom electronics.
Fast Fact: Josiah has released a couple worship albums on Spotify, look him up and give a listen!

Jocelynn Bohannon

Kids Director

Jocelynn loves Jesus, her family, running, gardening and journaling. Jocelynn and her husband Evan, love being out in nature together. Evan and Jocelynn have a little boy named Rory, who is one of the greatest joys in their lives. Jocelynn grew up in the Yakima Valley, went to college at Corban University for her degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Biblical studies.  She has a big heart for kids to understand God’s love, his truth and how we are called to carry out the Great Commission.
Fast Fact: Jocelynn loves journaling. Ask her why her journalling is different than you may think.

Katie Floyd

Ministry Assistant

Katie loves Jesus, her family of three, and listening to podcasts. Harvest has been “home” to Katie and her family since 2017. She appreciates the way the pastors clearly teach out of God’s Word, helping her grow closer to Jesus.
Fast Fact: Katie is not a native Washingtonian. Ask her about the “other” WSU.

Darren Thomas


Darren is a born and bred Yakimanian with a heart for Jesus and the people of our valley.  His day to day career commitment is serving as one of the skilled Pharmacists here in our valley.  If you ask Darren what he loves, he will quickly respond that he loves his wife, Melissa, and their two boys.  
Fast Fact:  Darren graduated from a school in Pullman that is in the Pac12 and whose alumni bleed crimson and grey… go ahead and guess.

Kirk Bentley


Kirk loves God; and has been walking with Jesus his entire adult life.  Kirk has been married to his wife Wendy nearly as long and they have walked with Jesus together.  They have two adult children and two grandsons.  Kirk has enjoyed working in all types of agriculture, but his occupational career has been in the post-harvest apple industry.  Kirk also enjoys all of God’s creation, especially the mountains; with way too many recreational interests to keep up with.
Fast Fact:  Ask Kirk about his favorite outdoor recreational pursuit; depending on the season and if he gets to go with his grandsons.

Rob Williams


Rob loves Jesus, his family, running, and being outdoors. Rob has been married to Kay for forty years and loves to hear her laugh.  Rob & Kay have three grown children and five grandchildren. Rob has served the Yakima Valley for 32 years as a physician in the area of gastroenterology and now leads and cares for other physicians.
Fast Fact:  Rob is an amazing runner, ask him what his favorite marathon has been.